SACRPH is soliciting applications from qualified individuals for book review editor of the refereed Journal of Planning History (JPH).

The book review editor of the JPH will manage all aspects of the book review section for the four annual issues of JPH, select books published in planning history each year for review, and commission the reviews. Tasks will also include recording and monitoring the progress of reviews, editing, copy-editing, reviewing proofs, contacting publishers to acquire books for review, and working with the editorial team and colleagues at SAGE Publications to ensure that reviewers adhere to the publication schedule set by SAGE. The book review editor will report directly to JPH’s current co-editors: Dr. Nick Bloom, professor of social science at New York Institute of Technology, and Dr. Sonia Hirt, dean and Hughes professor in landscape architecture and planning at the College of Environment + Design within the University of Georgia, Athens.

For more details, please see the complete Call for JPH Book Review Editor in pdf form.

To apply, please mail or e-mail a letter to the co-editors of the journal who will serve as co-chairs of the search committee by September 1, 2019. Dr. Sonia Hirt is at and Dr. Nick Bloom is at Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the current co-editors of the journal, the publisher,and the search committee co-chairs for any additional information and details.


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