ST. PAUL — The Hmong Studies Internet Resource Center has published the online edition of Volume 14 of the Hmong Studies Journal.
An internet-based journal, the Hmong Studies Journal is the only peer-reviewed academic publication devoted to the scholarly discussion of Hmong history, Hmong culture, Hmong people, and other facets of the Hmong experience in the U.S., Asia and around the world. The Hmong Studies Journal has now published 16 online issues in 14 volumes with a total of 122 scholarly articles since 1996.
Dr. Mark Pfeifer, Editor of the Hmong Studies Journal, said that Volume 14 of the journal includes articles from multiple academic disciplines including Counseling, Ethnomusicology, Education, Public Health, Psychology and Sociology.
“This newly published set of articles provides significant additions to both Hmong American and Hmong in Asia research,” Pfeifer said. “This scholarly research will be widely disseminated through the Hmong Studies Journal’s website, the journal’s social media pages and through dissemination agreements with major scholarly database aggregators including EBSCO, ProQuest, Gale/Cengage, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and Asia-Studies Full-Text.”
Articles in Volume 14 discuss a wide range of important topics in Hmong Studies including the following:
• Images of the iconic Hmong Qeej instrument in Cyberspace
• Mainstream Media Portrayals of Hmong Americans
• Ethnic Pride Construction among Hmong American Youth
• The status of research related to Hmong American mental health
• Genetics-based public health research with Hmong Americans
• Experiences of Hmong populations in the Educational System in Vietnam
HMONG STUDIES JOURNAL VOLUME 14 CONTENT
• Youtube and the Hmong qeej by Catherine Falk
• Can You “Stand Your Ground” If You Are Hmong? Revisiting Wisconsin v. Vang In Light of Florida v. Zimmerman by Jeremy Hein
• Mental Health of Hmong Americans: A Metasynthesis of Academic Journal Article Findings by Song E. Lee
• Minority status and schooling of the Hmong group in Vietnam by Minh Phuong Luong and Wolfgang Nieke
• Of Pride and Pencils: Deconstructing the Role of Ethnic Pride in Hmong Adolescent Identity Formation by Jacqueline Nguyen
• Genetic Research with Hmong-ancestry Populations: Lessons from the Literature and a Pilot Study by Donny Xiong, Jennifer Meece and Caitlin Pepperell
Volume 14 and previous volumes of the Hmong Studies Journal may be viewed online at www.hmongstudiesjournal.org.
All of the Hmong Studies Journal articles published since 1996 listed by scholar name may be viewed at www.hmongstudiesjournal.org/hsj-articles-by-author.html.
All of the Hmong Studies Journal articles published since 1996 listed by topic may be viewed at www.hmongstudiesjournal.org/hsj-articles-by-topic.html.
The Hmong Studies Journal’s Facebook page may be viewed at www.facebook.com/pages/ Hmong-Studies-Journal /109572888812?ref=nf.
The Hmong Studies Journal’s Twitter feed may be viewed at twitter.com/HmongStudies.
The Hmong Studies Journal is an open access, peer-reviewed journal available free of charge on the internet to students, scholars and the community. The scholarly contents of the Hmong Studies Journal are also distributed to hundreds of academic libraries around the world through content sharing agreements with EBSCO, ProQuest, H.W. Wilson, Asia-Studies Full-Text and Gale/Cengage.
The journal is included in EBSCO’s Academic Search Complete database, ProQuest’s Ethnic News Watch database, H.W. Wilson’s Social Science Full-Text database, the Asia-Studies Full-Text database and Gale/Cengage’s Academic OneFile, Global Issues in Context, History Resource Center and InfoTrac databases.
The Hmong Cultural Center in Saint Paul, (www.hmongcc.org) and its Hmong Resource Center Library (www.hmonglibrary.org) are partners of the Hmong Studies Journal in outreach and print distribution initiatives.
Most of the volumes of the Hmong Studies Journal are also available in print format from Hmong ABC Bookstore.
The Hmong Studies Journal Editorial Board includes: Anne Frank, University of California, Irvine (Retired); Dr. Grit Gritoleit, University of Passau, Germany; Dr. Bruce Pamperin, University of Wisconsin-Stout (Retired); Dr. Mark Pfeifer, State University of New York Institute of Technology, Utica, Hmong Cultural Center, Editor; Dr. Nicholas Tapp, Australian National University; Dr. Nengher Vang, Elizabeth City State University; Nao Xiong, Utah State University; Dr. Yang S. Xiong, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Dr. Shoua Yang, St. Cloud State University; Mark E. Pfeifer, PhD, Editor, Hmong Studies Journal.