JPDS Call for Reviewers

Would you like to gain experience as a reviewer for an academic journal? As a graduate student, becoming a peer reviewer is a valuable opportunity to get an inside look at the academic publishing process.

The Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium (JPDS) Proceedings 2018 editorial team is looking for graduate students to join the review process for the second edition of the JPDS Proceedings.

We are looking for English, French, or Bilingual students to review the 2018 JPDS Proceeding submissions. Becoming a reviewer will not only familiarize you with the academic publishing process, but will also make a great addition to your academic accomplishments.

Take a look at the premiere issue, the 2017 JPDS Proceedings, launched on March 1st 2018, at the 2018 Symposium.

The Peer Review Process

The JPDS Proceeding submissions undergo a blind, two-step review process. As a peer reviewer, you will review a fellow graduate student’s submission and provide constructive, formative feedback. The author will incorporate the feedback received on their article and resubmit. At the second step, two members of the Faculty of Education will review the revised submission and provide any additional feedback.

The purpose of the peer review process is to not only ensure the high quality of articles published, but also to provide a critical learning opportunity for graduate students to hone their journal article publishing skills by engaging in a formal feedback process with student peers and professors.

How to Become a Reviewer

If you are interested in participating in the peer review process, please complete the JPDS reviewer application form. You will be given the option to specify the number of articles you wish to review, your preferred language(s) and your research interests/areas of expertise. Following completion of the form, please also visit the JPDS Proceedings website to register.


Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the JPDS editorial team at

We look forward to working with you!

2018 Actes du SJPD-JPDS Proceedings Editorial Team

Faculté d’éducation / Faculty of Education
Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa