Hastings Center Report


Number of submissions received annually: 


2013: 118

2012: 121

2011: 110


Percentage of submissions accepted 

2013: 10%

2012: 10%

2011: 11%


Percentage of submissions that receive at least one referee report: 40% 


Average time for manuscript review in months: 2 


If possible, give details.

a. Editorial decision within 2 months: 60%

b. Editorial decision between 2 and 6 months: 37%

c. Editorial decision between 7 months and 1 year: 3%

d. Editorial decision of more than 1 year: 0%


The journal has a printed version. 

Average time from acceptance to print publication in months: 4 


The journal has an 'online first' system. 

Average time from acceptance to online publication in months: 1 


Submissions are not anonymous to the editors. 


Submissions are anonymous to the reviewers. 


Demographic Information:

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Percentage of submissions by women: 


Percentage of accepted articles by women: 


Percentage of submissions by people from minority ethnic groups: 


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Publisher: John T. Wiley 

Editor(s)-in-chief: Gregory E. Kaebnick 

Full name: Gregory E. Kaebnick 

Title/position: editor 

Email address: kaebnickg@thehastingscenter.org 

Street address: 21 Malcolm Gordon Road 

City: Garrison 

State/province: NY 

Zip/postal code: 10524 

Country: USA 

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