Wednesday, December 21, 2016

American Research Institute for Policy Development (ARIPD)

The "Founding Director" of this "American Research Institute" is Md. Mamin Ullah. He registered the domain name with the address Western Education, 5/ka, PC Culture Housing Society, Ring Road Shamoli, Dhaka, 1207, Bangladesh, +880.1778964703, The "institute's" website gives an address of 3942 Tulane Avenue, Madison, WI 53714. Google Maps displays a nice residential neighborhood there. Md. Mamin Ullah also is Director (Publication and Production) for the Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI), 49, Senpara Parbata. In that capacity, he is one of the "key people" publishing another slew of flaky journals. His address as listed there is Mirpur-10, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.

More distressing news was at
American Review of Mathematics and Statistics
This "American Review" has no named editor and a putative editorial board whose members are in Bulgaria, Russia, Kuwait, the Philippines, and Nigeria.
Journal of Law and Criminal Justice
Editor: Prof. Dr. Billy J. Long, is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Ferrum College. According to the journal's website, "He has published dozens of scholarly articles in corrections, policing, theory, and on myriad other topics such as illegal immigration, prostitution, and AIDS in prisons." Some of these are in other journals of ill repute. See Billy Long, Sensitizing Undergraduate Students to the Nature of White Privilege: A Guide for College Teaching, 3 Int'l J. Humanities & Social Sci. No. 14 (2013).

Editorial board: One other member of the editorial board of this "American Research Institute" journal is with a school in the US (Southeast Missouri State University). The others are in Poland, Spain, Turkey, Malaysia, Kenya, South Africa, and Iran (7/4/16).
  • 2/27/16, 7/4/16, 10/9/16, 2/9/17, 4/15/17: Call for papers: ... Journal of Law and Criminal Justice is a refereed international journal that seeks to publish high quality research papers in the areas of socio-legal studies and the psychology of law, criminology and social justice studies. ... Regards, Professor Dr. Billy Long, Ferrum College, USA. Editor-in-Chief
    (The e-mail of 2/7/16 came from; on 7/4/16, the sender was; on 2/9/17, it was; on 4/15/17, The submission deadlines are one month before publication, indicating remarkably prompt peer reviewer, or none to speak of.
  • 12/7/16 From: Matthew Theuri [] To:
    Subject: Call for Papers
    Dear Professor/Academician: Greetings! Please find the attached 'Call for Papers' for upcoming issues of ARIPD Journals. Submit your paper by December 31, 2016. Contact with the Executive Editor at for further query. Best Regards, ARIPD Journals Team

1 comment:

  1. M. Mamin Ullah
    Executive Editor of Journal of Economics and Development Studies is a Scam. Please, beware.