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Multicultural Learning and Teaching

Editor In Chief: Festus Obiakor and Robert Algozzine
Managing Editor: Tachelle Banks
Your benefits
  • Multidisciplinary journal devoted to education
  • Theoretical and practical implications for multicultural education
  • Internationally recognized editorial board

Multicultural Learning and Teaching is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed international journal devoted to the education of people with diverse multicultural life experiences and backgrounds. Emphasis is on the interpretation of research literature, as well as recommendations for the improvement of the practice of multicultural education. MLT focuses more on the broader implications of multicultural learning and teaching practices, less on the scientific analysis of educational impacts.

  • Identification
  • Assessment
  • Labeling/categorization
  • Placement, and instruction of underachieving, at-risk, urban, suburban, rural, linguistically different, and exceptional children, youth, and adults with diverse multicultural life experiences and backgrounds
  • Family or community-related services
  • Legislation
  • Litigation
  • Professional preparation
  • Diverse multicultural backgrounds
  • Learning environments
  • Multicultural communication

Article formats
Reports of Research: Articles must have potential for setting future directions in multicultural learning and teaching and clear practical implications. The article formats are: Literature Reviews, Research Syntheses, Perspectives, and Position Papers: Articles must deal with problems common to multicultural learning and teaching.

Topical Issues: On occasion, invited manuscripts will be published in special issues addressing topics with clear and explicit implications for improving multicultural learning and teaching.

Information on Submission Process

Journal Metrics

European Reference Index for the Humanities


2 issues/year
Content available since 2006 (Volume 1, Issue 1)

Abstracting & Indexing

Multicultural Learning and Teaching is covered by the following services:

  • Baidu Scholar
  • Cabell's Whitelist
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
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  • Dimensions
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Educational Research Abstracts Online
  • ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
  • ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Gale/Cengage
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Google Scholar
  • J-Gate
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Microsoft Academic
  • MLA International Bibliography
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Supplementary Materials

Online Submission of Manuscripts

Your benefits of publishing with us
  • Prominent scholars who reflect the journal's international and multidisciplinary scope
  • Fast access to articles due to ahead of print publishing
  • Every article easily discoverable because of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
  • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
  • Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
  • Professional sales and marketing activities

Submission process
  • Set your manuscript according to the Manuscript Preparation Guidelines
  • Submit the article via our Online Submission Tool
  • Peer review procedure
  • Decision on your paper
  • Ahead of print publishing

Please note
  • Manuscripts of articles should be in English. Authors whose native language is not English are asked to have their article carefully checked by a native speaker
  • Before submitting a paper please get familiar with our Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement as well as Journal Policies
  • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
  • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract
  • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors

We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

Founding and Executive Editors
Festus E. Obiakor, Sunny Educational Consulting
Bob Algozzine, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Emeritus

Executive Managing Editor
Tachelle Banks, Cleveland State University

Executive Associate Editors
Lyndal Bullock, University of North Texas, Denton, Emeritus
Gwendolyn Cartledge, Ohio State University
Vivian Correa, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Emerita
Bridgie A. Ford, University of Akron, Emerita
Laurel M. Garrick Duhaney, State University of New York, New Paltz
Samuel Hodge, Ohio State University
Sunday O. Obi, Kentucky State University
Marty Sapp, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Sean Warner, Clark Atlanta University

Associate Editors
Rene Antrop-Gonzalez, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, Minnesota
Floyd Beachum, Lehigh University
Richard Hartshorne, University of Central Florida
Ying Hui, Rhode Island College
Kagendo Mutua, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Mary Anne Prater, Brigham Young University
Terri Purcell, Cleveland State University
Scott Sparks, Ohio University
Lynn Wilder, Florida Gulf Coast University, Emerita
Paul Zionts, DePaul University

Editorial Board Members
Elena Andrei, Cleveland State University
Eugene Asola, Valdosta State University
Jeffrey P. Bakken, Bradley University
Elizabeth Dooley, University of Central Florida
C. Jonah Eleweke, Portland State University
Don Gala, Educational Consultants Network
Ralph Gardner, III, Ohio State University
Lenwood Gibson, Queens College of New York, CUNY
Jessica B. Graves, Valdosta City Schools, Valdosta, Georgia
Satasha Green, Minnesota State Colleges and University System
Brian Harper, Cleveland State University
Mateba K. Harris, Marshall High School, Missouri, Texas
Shannon Tovey Howrey, Kennesaw State University
Carol Huang, The City College of New York, CUNY
E. Lincoln James, Washington State University
Dakota King-White, Cleveland State University
Jae Hoon Lim, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Endia J. Lindo, Texas Christian University
Carlos McCray, Montclair State University
Angela McIntosh, Norfolk State University
Gathogo Mukuria, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Doreen N. Myrie, Winston Salem State University
Elizabeth Omiteru, Georgia Military College
Patricia Peterson, University of Northern Arizona
Otensia Peets-Allamby, Charlotte Amalie High School, St. Thomas, VI
Lynda Quamina-Aiyejina, University of West Indies, St. Aug., Trinidad
Vojtech Regec, Palacky University, Czech Republic
Michael Ruzicka, Palacky University, Czech Republic
Marla Sanders, Columbia College
Jenna Min Shim, University of Wyoming
Shaunita Strozier, Berta Weathersbee Elementary School, La Grange, Georgia
Cheryl Utley, Utley Consulting
Natasha Veale, Greensboro College
Chuang Wang, University of Macau, China
Margaret A. Winzer, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Christopher Yawn, The City College of New York, CUNY




The journal focuses on the broad implications of multicultural learning and teaching practices around the world, going beyond traditional education journals to offer analysis and practical recommendations of interest to teachers, counseling and community-service providers, school administrators, urban program specialists, education policymakers, and any professionals who grapple with questions of multicultural communication