International Journal for the Study of Skepticism


Number of submissions received annually: 


2013: 96

2012: 72

2011: 53


Percentage of submissions accepted 

2013: 8

2012: 7

2011: 22


Percentage of submissions that receive at least one referee report: 100% 


Average time for manuscript review in months: 1 


If possible, give details.

a. Editorial decision within 2 months: 100%

b. Editorial decision between 2 and 6 months: 0%

c. Editorial decision between 7 months and 1 year: 0%

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


The journal has a printed version. 

Average time from acceptance to print publication in months: 12 


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. 


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Percentage of submissions by women: n/a 


Percentage of accepted articles by women: n/a 


Percentage of submissions by people from minority ethnic groups: n/a 


Percentage of accepted articles by people from minority ethnic groups: n/a 


Publisher: Brill 

Editor(s)-in-chief: Diego Machuca & Duncan Pritchard 

Full name: Duncan Pritchard 

Title/position: Professor 

Email address: duncan.pritchard@ed.ac.uk 

Street address: University of Edinburgh 

City: Edinburgh 

State/province: Midlothian 

Zip/postal code: EH8 (AD 

Country: Scotland, UK 

International Journal for the Study of Skepticism