The Journal of Popular Culture

The Journal of Popular Culture (JPC) is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes academic essays on all aspects of popular or mass culture. It is published six times a year, printed by Wiley-Blackwell. The editor is Ann E. Larabee. One of the cofounders was Jack Fritscher.

The Journal of Popular Culture
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Edited byAnn E. Larabee
Publication details
0.199 (2019)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Pop. Cult.
ISSN0022-3840 (print)
1540-5931 (web)
OCLC no.1754751

The JPC is the official publication of the Popular Culture Association. The organization holds national conference annually, usually within the continental United States, with the American Culture Association. There are also several regional conferences held annually.

The Journal of Popular Culture began publication in 1967. At the time it was located at Bowling Green State University and edited by Ray B. Browne. It later became headquartered at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2019 impact factor of 0.199.[1]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Cultural Studies". 2019 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2020.

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