Journal of the Society for American Music

Published by Cambridge University Press, JSAM was created as the Society's offical scholarly journal in 2007. This page contains information about recent journal contents, guidelines for prospective authors, publishers seeking reviews, as well as links to contents from American Music, the previous journal of the Society from 1983 to 2006.

JSAM cover Editor: Loren Kajikawa (2018-2019)

Assistant Editor:Holly Roberts (2018-2019)

Book Review Editor: Travis Stimeling (2017-2020)
Recording Review Editor:
Dana Gorzelany-Mostak (2017-19)
Multimedia Review Editor:
William Gibbons (2017-19)

Editorial Associate: Mark Davidson

Complete Editorial Board

Tables of Contents


Information for Authors


Information for Publishers

Book Reviews

In preparation for future issues of JSAM, publishers should send books for review directly to the Book Review Editor (address below). Books mailed to the SAM office will not be forwarded.

Travis Stimeling
Assistant Professor of Musicology
West Virginia University School of Music
PO Box 6111
Morgantown WV 26505 

Recording Reviews

Recordings for review should be addressed to:

Dana Gorzelany-Mostak
Assistant Professor of Music
Department of Music
Georgia College and State University
231 West Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061

Multimedia Reviews

In preparation for future issues of JSAM, multimedia items for review (including videos, DVDs, etc.) should be addressed to:

William Gibbons
School of Music 
Texas Christian University 
TCU Box 297500 
Fort Worth, TX 76129 

American Music

Previous American Music Tables of Contents. Please Note: as of Spring 2007 the official SAM journal is The Journal for the Society of American Music. This list of previous American Music issues is no longer being updated.