A Journal Dedicated to Social Equity and Public Administration

Keywords: social justice, JSEPA, social equity research


Written by the coeditors-in-chief, this essay introduces the Journal of Social Equity and Public Administration (JSEPA) and situates it among other public administration journals. Its mission, aims, and scope are explained. Manuscripts are welcomed that identify and probe societal structures and dynamics that create or perpetuate inequity, or that overcome it. Published for a global audience, it is a theoretically and methodologically inclusive journal. Because social equity is a moving target, always evolving, the pages of this journal will reflect its course.

Author Biographies

Mary E. Guy , University of Colorado Denver

Mary E. Guy (mary.guy@ucdenver.edu) is coeditor-in-chief of the Journal of Social Equity and Public Administration and a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor. Her book Achieving Social Equity: From Problems to Solutions focuses on how to overcome inequity across policy domains.

Brian N. Williams , University of Virginia

Brian N. Williams (bnw9q@virginia.edu) is coeditor-in-chief of the Journal of Social Equity and Public Administration and Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. Engaged in action research, he leverages public engagement in (re)imagining, (re)designing and aligning policies, practices, structures and systems that improve police-community relations and community well-being.


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Received 2022-04-28
Accepted 2022-05-02
Published 2023-01-03
How to Cite
Guy, M., & Williams, B. (2023). A Journal Dedicated to Social Equity and Public Administration. Journal of Social Equity and Public Administration, 1(1), 13–18. https://doi.org/10.24926/jsepa.v1i1.4824