American Sociological Association

ASA Journal Rankings for 2019 Released

July 14, 2020

Journal Citation Reports* has released their annual ranking of journals for 2019. ASA journals once again rank well against other journals in the discipline, with the American Sociological Review and Sociology of Education ranking in the top 10.

The rankings below are within the category of Sociology unless specified otherwise.


JournalImpact Factor (IF) and Ranking in Sociology
American Sociological ReviewIF: 6.372     Rank: 2
Contemporary SociologyIF: 0.774    Rank: 119
Journal of Health and Social Behavior**IF: 2.418    Rank: 27
Social Psychology QuarterlyIF: 1.286    Rank: 48 (Social Psychology)
Society and Mental HealthIF: 2.000    Rank: 41
Sociological MethodologyIF: 1.400    Rank: 70
Sociological TheoryIF: 2.703    Rank: 17
Sociology of EducationIF: 3.647    Rank: 7
Sociology of Race and Ethnicity**IF: 1.972    Rank: 44
Teaching SociologyIF: 1.017    Rank: 97


*Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2020)

**Journal of Health and Social Behavior was also ranked 10th in Biomedical Socal Science. Sociology of Race and Ethnicity was ranked 5th in Ethnic Studies.


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