Call for submissions


Argumentation and Advocacy, the flagship publication of the American Forensic Association, invites scholarly submissions concerning any dimension of argumentation studies, contemporary or historical, including but not limited to argumentation theory, public advocacy, interpersonal argument, social influence, culture and argument, public and political argument, legal argument, forensics, and pedagogy. Studies employing any appropriate research methodology are welcome.

To facilitate a timely review process, manuscripts conforming to the guidelines for submission should be submitted via the online submission portal to:

Harry Weger, Jr., Editor

Argumentation and Advocacy

New users should first create an account. Once a user is logged onto the site, submissions should be made via the “create content/submit paper” function.

E-mail correspondence should be addressed to

Inquiries about book reviews should be sent to Mark Aakhus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, at