This quarterly thematic sourcebook series explores dimensions of the development of leadership in high school youth and college students to aid leadership educators who design educational courses and programs for students.

Aims and Scope

The New Directions for Student Leadership series explores leadership conceptual and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues in this series are grounded in scholarship featuring practical applications and good practices in youth and adult leadership education.


Scholars and practitioners of leadership development, including student affairs professionals and disciplinary faculty teaching and studying leadership in both the high school and college settings.


Student leadership, leadership development, undergraduate leadership, youth leadership, student affairs

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Academic Search (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Alumni Edition (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Education Collection (ProQuest)
  • Education Database (ProQuest)
  • ERA: Educational Research Abstracts Online (T&F)
  • ERIC: Educational Resources Information Center (CSC)
  • MEDLINE/PubMed (NLM)
  • Professional Development Collection (EBSCO Publishing)
  • ProQuest Central (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Central K-417
  • Social Science Premium Collection (ProQuest)
  • SocINDEX (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Studies on Women & Gender Abstracts (T&F)