AAPI Nexus Journal: Policy, Practice, and Community

AAPI Nexus is a national journal focusing on policies, practices and community research to benefit the nation’s burgeoning Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. AAPI Nexus draws from professional schools and applied social science scholars as well as practitioners and public policy advocates with the goal of reinvigorating Asian American Studies' mission of serving communities and generating practical research.



Latest Issues

Volume 17:1 & 2

Inflection Point 2020: Coronavirus, Census And Elections For AAPIs (Fall 2020)

Volume 16:1 & 2

Special Issue on Bridging The Divide: Strengthening Community Engagement And Partnership (Fall 2018-2019)

Volume 15:1 & 2

Special Issue on Asians in the Anglo-sphere (Fall 2017)

Browse through the complete listing of AAPI Nexus Journal from Volume 1, No. 1 to our current journal here.

Available Back Issues

The first issue of AAPI Nexus Journal was released in the Fall of 2003, and focused on community development. Since then, AAPI Nexus has covered the following topics: Aging; Art & Cultural Institutions; Community Development; Civil Rights; Education; Employment/Work Issues; Health; Mental Health; Model Minority Myth; Welfare Reform; Voting; Youth; Immigration; and Labor. Click here for a list of back issues.


- Online Database Access (Metapress)

- Cumulative Article Index (last updated November 2013)

- 2017 Cumulative Article Index (newly released December 2017)


- Call for Abstracts/Submissions

- Submission Guidelines and Stylesheet for Practitioner Essays 
- Submission Guidelines and Stylesheet for Research Articles 
- Submission Guidelines and Stylesheet for Resource Papers 
- Guidelines for Citing Government Publications

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