Journal of Peace Research
DisciplineInternational relations
Edited byScott Gates
Publication details
3.6 (2022)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Peace Res.
ISSN0022-3433 (print)
1460-3578 (web)
OCLC no.01607337

The Journal of Peace Research is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes scholarly articles and book reviews in the fields of peace and conflict studies, conflict resolution, and international security. It was established by Johan Galtung in 1964 and emerged as a leading journal in the field of peace and conflict studies and International Relations under the editorship of Nils Petter Gleditsch (1976-1977, 1983-2010). The current editor-in-chief is Scott Gates (all are/were researchers at the Peace Research Institute Oslo).[1][2]

Abstracting and indexing

Journal of Peace Research is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2022 impact factor is 3.6, ranking it 15th out of 160 journals in the category "International Relations".[3]

See also


  1. ^ "About – Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)". Retrieved 2024-01-23.
  2. ^ "Editorial Board: Journal of Peace Research". 23 January 2024. Retrieved 23 January 2024.
  3. ^ "Journal of Peace Research". 2022 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2023.