About the Journal

The Journal of Underrepresented & Minority Progress (JUMP) features narratives, theoretical and empirically-based research articles, and reflections relevant to the progress of minority and underrepresented populations in and across social and national contexts. The Journal encourages the submission of manuscripts by scholars and practitioners in relevant academic fields, including sociology, psychology, higher education, philosophy, education, and cultural studies. JUMP is indexed in major databases. 

An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed publication dedicated to sharing knowledge about the progress of minority and underrepresented communities in and across different social and national contexts, the Journal of Underrepresented and Minority Progress (JUMP) aims to advance knowledge about the progress of marginalized communities through theoretical and empirically-based research articles, narrative essays, and reflective writing about positive changes and challenges, emerging policies and practices.

The journal is international in scope and includes work by scholars in a wide range of academic fields including psychology, religion, sociology, business, social work, anthropology, and philosophy. The journal’s audiences include scholars and researchers of social sciences focusing their work on issues such as ethnicity and race, caste and class, religion and spirituality, gender sexual orientation, power and privilege, wealth and income, health and wellbeing, beliefs and value systems, and intersections of these issues.

JUMP publishes fully open access journals, which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited. All articles published by JUMP are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.