Publication in undergraduate research journals is a valuable way to mobilize your research and add to your CV. Below, you’ll find a curated list of undergraduate journals that explore disciplines taught at Huron and that accept submissions from Huron students.
Don’t forget Huron’s own undergraduate journal, Liberated Arts!
1890: A Journal of Undergraduate Research – University of Central Oklahoma
The purpose of 1890: A Journal of Undergraduate Research is to provide undergraduate students the opportunity to demonstrate their interests and abilities in various disciplines by accepting works of research, creative writing, poetry, reviews, and art. New Plains Student Publishing uses 1890 to encourage, recognize, and reward intellectual and creative activity beyond the classroom by providing a forum that builds a cohesive academic community.
Afkar: The Undergraduate Journal of Middle East Studies
Afkar: The Undergraduate Journal of Middle East Studies is an international, peer-reviewed, and student-run academic journal focusing on the study of politics, history, culture, and society in the Middle East and North Africa.* The journal offers undergraduate students an interdisciplinary platform to publish original research articles and shorter essays, and welcomes submissions from a wide range of fields within the humanities and social sciences, including history, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature, art history, religious studies, and geography. Afkar was created to encourage undergraduates to undertake primary research on the Middle East and North Africa and contribute to the growing body of literature in Middle East studies. It aims to connect undergraduate students from around the world, and facilitate critical scholarly debate, discussion, and exchange between different universities and centers of study.
Agora Papers – Lynchburg College
The Agora, an online publication of University of Lynchburg and specializing in responses to the great books of the world, has become a national journal of undergraduate academic writing. Aiming to integrate classical ideas and issues with contemporary ones, the Agora takes its title from the marketplace at the heart of classical Athens, where much of Athenian public life was carried on: mercantile exchange, performance, political debate, athletic contests, and the public worship of deities, all took place within the hustle and bustle of the Athenian agora. Similarly, the journal seeks to be a marketplace for important ideas and issues.
The Agora editor invites students from colleges and universities who are members of the Association of Core Texts and Courses (ACTC) to submit their work for consideration. The journal is competitive, with no more than fifteen articles published annually, including one essay in each issue featuring a piece of faculty writing that focuses on pedagogy.
American Journal of Undergraduate Research
American Journal of Undergraduate Research (AJUR) is a national, independent, peer reviewed, open-source, no-cost-to-authors, quarterly, multidisciplinary student research journal. AJUR is indexed. AJUR (print ISSN 1536-4585, web ISSN 2375-8732) was established in 2002. International students are accepted and there are no deadlines (i.e: submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.)
Apollon: The Undergraduate e-Journal – Berea College
Apollon’s mission is to publish superior examples of undergraduate humanities research from a variety of disciplines as well as intellectual approaches. Our goal is to engage students in every stage of the process, beginning with student-faculty collaboration in generating undergraduate scholarship and finishing with the release of a polished ejournal. Apollon strives to take advantage of the unique opportunity of venturing into the digital humanities by engaging with image, text, sound, and a variety of presentation platforms in the process of showcasing the many species of undergraduate research.
Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History – Armstrong State University
Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History is an online journal edited and produced by undergraduate students at Armstrong State University. The journal is dedicated to promoting undergraduate students’ research interest in history and their writing skills. The journal is also hoped to strengthen the collaborations in learning between undergraduates and graduates, students and faculty, and history majors and those from other study fields. All submissions will be fully refereed in a blind reviewing process by history professors and graduate students from Armstrong and other universities.
Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research – Butler University
The Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research publishes original, scholarly research undertaken by undergraduates from any college or university. BJUR builds upon and strengthens Butler’s commitment to quality undergraduate research by providing an outlet for the publication of outstanding undergraduate scholarship across the humanities, social and natural sciences.
Canadian Journal of Undergraduate Research – University of British Columbia
The Canadian Journal of Undergraduate Research (CJUR) is a bi-annual publication that highlights work being done by undergraduates from any university in all areas of academic research. CJUR publishes a variety of article types including primary research, reviews, commentaries, and critiques. All submissions are reviewed by experienced graduate students.
Clio’s Scroll, The Berkeley Undergraduate History Journal – University of California, Berkeley
Clio’s Scroll, the Berkeley Undergraduate History Journal, is published twice yearly by students of the Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley. The journal aims to provide undergraduates with the opportunity to publish historical works, develop the editing and writing skills of contributors and board members, and train them in the editorial process of an academic journal. The editors look for articles that contribute to historical knowledge with new content and original interpretations.
Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History – Columbia University
The Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History is a publication of the Undergraduate History Council at Columbia University. The Columbia Journal of History encourages undergraduate students to submit research papers and essays that relate to the field of history. We publish outstanding student research papers from seminars, upper-level electives, independent study and thesis programs. We encourage additions to scholarly debate through original research!
Consilience, The Journal of Sustainability Development – Columbia University
Consilience is an online journal dedicated to promoting interdisciplinary dialogue on sustainable development. This journal aims to bring students, researchers, professors, and practitioners from a variety of disciplines and geographical regions in direct conversation with each other through an online, academically rigorous medium. Consilience publishes scholarly articles, opinion pieces, field notes, editorial columns and photo essays. By providing a public platform for discussion, we hope to encourage a global community to think more broadly, thoroughly, and analytically about sustainable development. The journal is run by a team of undergraduate and graduate students, under the guidance of faculty from Columbia University in the City of New York.
Critical Theory and Social Justice Journal of Undergraduate Research – Occidental College
CTSJ, which accepts essays, poetry, and visual art, is dedicated to providing a forum for undergraduate students to develop and share critical research and writing on the intersections of “race”, “sexuality”, and “nationality” as they relate to problems of social justice. The journal seeks to foster the exchange of ideas across disciplines and deepen understandings of systems of injustice, and in this way advances the mission of Occidental College: to develop critical, thoughtful, and active participation in an increasingly pluralistic and conflict ridden global culture.
Crossing Borders: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship – Kansas State University
Crossing Borders introduces undergraduates to the processes and values of open-access, peer-reviewed communication, thereby preparing them to be more critical consumers and producers of scholarly discourse. Crossing Borders publishes work in a variety of formats including original case-studies, reports of research or creative activity, book reviews, and field notes. Submissions can be from any scholarly disciplines.
Digital America – University of Richmond
Digital America is an online journal that features student work on digitization, digital culture, and American life. We also feature process projects in courses that engage digital media and digital culture, and we feature ongoing commentary on topical, digital issues. We publish an array of digital art, internet art, design, and critical essays that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture.
Digital Literature Review – Ball State University
Digital Literature Review is the Ball State University English Department’s undergraduate academic journal, edited and produced by Ball State undergraduates. Our goal is to showcase the valuable contributions of hardworking, creative undergraduate students. We welcome original, engaging, scholarly submissions from the perspective of a wide range of academic disciplines including film studies, theatre, anthropology, psychology, and literary and cultural studies. Each issue is thematically driven, so please visit the website to find out the current focus.
Discussions – Case Western Reserve University
Discussions is the Undergraduate Research Journal of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. It publishes research by undergraduate students in all discplines.
Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science – Dartmouth College
Founded in 1998, the Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science aims to increase scientific awareness by providing an interdisciplinary forum for sharing undergraduate research and enriching scientific knowledge. The DUJS prints quarterly journals that include science news and review articles, along with research by undergraduates. Weekly Dartmouth Science News articles are also posted to the DUJS website.
Emory Undergraduate Research Journal – Emory University
EURJ was founded in Spring 2005 and chronicles the research achievements of undergraduates at Emory and other institutions. In addition, the Journal provides insight on research opportunities, events, and issues affecting research at Emory and beyond. EURJ is a multi-discipline journal and accepts material from any area of interest and from any university, as long as the material conforms to the journal’s standards.
EVOS Journal – Evolutionary Studies Consortium
The EVOS Journal is designed to promote the education of evolutionary theory in colleges and universities. EvoS Journal welcomes work from all academic disciplines as well as interdisciplinary scholarship that incorporates evolutionary theory across areas of study.
First-Gen Voices – Loyola Marymount University
First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience is a peer-reviewed journal of creative writing, visual and recorded art, and scholarly work from the first-generation college community (i.e.: students, faculty, and staff whose parents have not completed bachelors’ degrees). Founded in the spring of 2014 at Loyola Marymount University, First-Gen Voices offers a space where individuals from diverse backgrounds can engage one another in conversation through their shared social identity as first-gen college students. This publication aims to promote awareness about the first-gen experience, the valuable forms of social capital first-gen students bring into the university, and the meaningful contributions they make to their local and global communities.
Forbes & Fifth – University of Pittsburgh
Forbes & Fifth, a magazine published by Dietrich School undergraduates at the University of Pittsburgh, and sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity, unites works of research, creative writing, and scholarly articles under the banner of interdisciplinary collaboration. We seek articles of an interdisciplinary nature, both in form and content. We’ve featured research articles on Internet memes, Peruvian Terrorism, Mongolian folk-rock, Great Britain’s “Little Ice Age,” as well as poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. We’re also interested in visual art, translations, and reviews. Undergraduates at accredited institutions may submit inquiries or work to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Foundations – John Hopkins University
Foundations was founded in 2005 by undergraduates at The Johns Hopkins University. The mission was simple: Fill a glaring void in the scope of historical publications by providing a forum for undergraduates undertaking substantive research to publish their findings. Foundations is a truly international journal, receiving submissions from schools both large and small in the United States and throughout the world.
Grand Valley Journal of History – Grand Valley State University
The Grand Valley Journal of History provides undergraduate students from all institutions with an opportunity to publish their historically-based research. The GVJH is a journal for all majors, operated by student editors and overseen by a faculty advisory board.
Harf Facebook Page – McGill University
Harf: A Journal of South Asian Studies invites academic work from undergraduate and graduate students writing about South Asia. We are a new journal published out of McGill University in Montreal. We welcome all submissions pertaining to the anthropology, history, literature, and religions of South Asia. We are interested, particularly, in essays that explore marginalized voices, communities, practices, and concepts. Submissions must be double-spaced and 15-30 pages in length, inclusive of all endnotes, footnotes, and bibliography. Submissions must be formatted according to the Chicago Manual of Style as per the notes and bibliography system. All essays must be sent as editable Word documents to email@example.com.
History Matters: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research – Appalachian State University
History Matters is an undergraduate history journal published annually by the Department of History at Appalachian State University. The journal is edited by undergraduates with the help of a faculty board. Our goal is to publish the best undergraduate historical research possible. In doing so, we would like to provide an opportunity for top undergraduates from a variety of schools to be recognized for their work, familiarize them with the publishing process, and encourage student-faculty collaboration.
Inquiries Journal – Unaffiliated
Inquiries Journal is an open-access, multidisciplinary student journal focused on presenting student scholarship in the social sciences, arts, and humanities.
International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities – Pacific University
A peer-reviewed, open-access journal dedicated to the publication of outstanding scholarship by undergraduates and their mentors from academic institutions of higher learning. The Journal accepts submissions of research articles, fiction, poetry, photography, videos, and other creative works from undergraduate students in all academic disciplines.
Intersect: The Stanford Journal of Science, Technology and Society – Stanford University
Intersect is an international Science, Technology, and Society research journal run by undergraduate students at Stanford University and supported by the Program in STS. It welcomes undergraduate, graduate, and PhD submissions at the intersection of history, culture, sociology, art, literature, business, law, and design with science and technology. The journal’s submissions are not exclusive to Stanford affiliates and generally span several continents.
Interstate – Journal of International Affairs – Aberystwyth University
Founded in 1965 at Aberystwyth University’s Department of International Politics, ‘Interstate – Journal of International Affairs’ is a student-run journal that focuses on international affairs.
Issues in Political Economy – Elon University & Mary Washington University
Issues in Political Economy is a student-run journal whose focus is to promote undergraduate research in all areas of economics.
JOSHUA: Journal of Science and Health at the University of Alabama – University of Alabama
The Journal of Science and Health at The University of Alabama (JOSHUA) is an undergraduate research journal relating to science and health. Students from any university may submit to JOSHUA; however, submissions from University of Alabama students will be given priority.
The JUE is an online publication for undergraduate academic writing. The JUE seeks to distribute original scholarly ethnographies from a variety of disciplinary areas.
The Journal of Integrated Social Sciences is a web-based, peer-reviewed journal committed to the scholarly investigation of social phenomena. We especially encourage students and their faculty advisors to submit the results of their investigations.
Journal of Interpersonal Relations, Intergroup Relations and Identity – Université de Montréal
The Journal of Interpersonal Relations, Intergroup Relations and Identity (JIRIRI) is a social psychology journal with the goal of promoting the creation and expression of novel theoretical and empirical ideas. Created at Université de Montréal, it is an international scientific peer-reviewed journal for undergraduate students. The JIRIRI’s goal is to promote creative and original ideas in social psychology and related fields, produced by undergraduate students worldwide. Undergraduate students are given the opportunity to either publish an empirical or theoretical manuscript, to review scientific manuscripts or to become part of the editorial team. The JIRIRI’s next goal is to diffuse its material to other professors and students that wish to use the peer-review process as a teaching tool.
Journal of Politics and Society – Columbia University
The Journal of Politics & Society is an interdisciplinary journal of undergraduate scholarship in the social sciences, published by the Helvidius Group of Columbia University. Founded in 1989, the Journal provides a forum for young scholars to contribute to the global dialogue on a diverse range of issues pertinent to the social sciences.
Journal of Student Research is an electronic, academic, multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal.
The Journal of Undergraduate Ethnic Minority Psychology (JUEMP) is an edited and refereed on-line journal devoted to publishing empirical research (extended abstracts as well as quantitative and qualitative full-length manuscripts) authored by university undergraduate students. We invite empirical research submissions that are from ethnic minority’s unique perspectives or that focus on the thoughts and behaviors of ethnic minority populations.
Journal of Young Investigators
YI is dedicated to representing undergraduate research in biological/biomedical sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering, psychology and social sciences.
JUR Press – Colorado State University
JUR is a peer-reviewed, undergraduate journal registered with the Library of Congress that accepts submissions of any subject, from any undergraduate institution. We receive hundreds of submissions for publication every year, from institutions ranging from small liberal arts colleges to international institutions. The review process for publication includes peer, graduate, and faculty referees, ensuring that the Journal publishes competitive material that follows the Journal’s standards for academic, creative, and passionate work.
Learning & Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences Learning and Teaching (LATISS) is a peer-reviewed journal that uses the social sciences to reflect critically on learning and teaching in the changing context of higher education. The journal invites students and staff to explore their education practices in the light of changes in their institutions, national higher education policies, the strategies of international agencies, and developments associated with the so-called international knowledge economy.
Madison Journal of Literary Criticism – University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Madison Journal of Literary Criticism aims to provide a forum for undergraduate students to publish their scholarly work and engage in the contemporary literary debates ongoing in the larger academic community.
Michigan Journal of Business – University of Michigan
The Michigan Journal of Business is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bi-annually by undergraduates at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. The journal seeks to publish distinguished theses, empirical research, case studies, and theories relating to the areas of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management, Operations Management, Information Systems, Business Law, Corporate Ethics, and Public Policy.
Midwest Journal of Undergraduate Research – Monmouth College
The Midwest Journal of Undergraduate Research is an academic peer-reviewed journal, produced under the direction of student editors and a faculty advisory board. Founded in 2011, the MJUR is dedicated to the publication of outstanding scholarship by undergraduates. The journal accepts submissions of research and analysis from all academic disciplines. Although the majority of manuscripts are submitted by students from colleges and universities in the U.S. Midwest, there is no regional restriction on submissions. Acceptance rate averages 25%. Please visit the MJUR website for more information and instructions for manuscript submission.
Modern Psychological Studies – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Modern Psychological Studies (MPS) is a psychological journal devoted exclusively to publishing manuscripts by undergraduate students. We are continuously seeking quality manuscripts for publication and will consider manuscripts in any area of psychology. Although MPS primarily focuses on results from experimental research, there are also publication opportunities for theoretical papers, literature reviews, and book reviews.
Momentum – Columbus State University
Momentum advocates the presence of a diverse student population conducting independent studies. It serves as a platform to promote creativity, inquiry, and intellectual critique among undergraduates from all disciplines. Led by an Editorial Advisory Board, the journal conforms to the highest levels of academic honor by utilizing a blind review process that permits erudite submission from students across the disciplines. The journal’s ultimate goal is to publish scholarly research among a wide range of captivating themes. Momentum accepts perspectives, creative inquires, and quantitative and qualitative research at the undergraduate level.
Penn Bioethics Journal – Univeristy of Pennsylvania
The Penn Bioethics Journal is the nation’s premier peer-reviewed undergraduate bioethics journal. The journal was established in Spring, 2004 with the first issue published April 1, 2005 as part of the National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference hosted by Penn. The editorial board has included undergraduates from all four schools at the University of Pennsylvania with faculty advisors Jonathan D. Moreno, Ph.D. and Connie Ulrich, Ph.D., R.N.
Penn Journal of Economics – University of Pennsylvania
The PJE is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed publication for undergraduate research in economics and complementary fields. Founded in 2014 at the University of Pennsylvania, we receive submissions from students across dozens of universities. After careful review by a referee, discussion among the editorial board, and as-needed revisions by the authors, we publish the work that we find particularly well-executed, interesting, and innovative. Readers access our journal online, but we typically also prepare a limited physical distribution for authors and interested students.
Perspectives on Undergraduate Research and Mentoring – Elon University
Perspectives on Undergraduate Research and Mentoring (PURM) is an open, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal suhttps://www.elon.edu/u/academics/undergraduate-research/purm/pporting the mission of undergraduate research and the programs that strive to provide undergraduate students opportunities to participate in scholarly activities with faculty mentors.
Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics
The Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics (ISSN: 1556-2034) is an undergraduate journal of government and politics. It was founded in the spring of 2001 by the Delta Omega Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha at Purdue University, under the name The American Undergraduate Journal of Politics and Government. With the sponsorship of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, the name of the Journal was changed to The Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics beginning with the Fall 2004 issue. From July 2007 until July 2010 the Journal was based at the Zeta Upsilon Chapter at Union College, and in August 2010 moved to the Eta Rho Chapter at the College of William & Mary. In August 2013, the Nu Omega Chapter at Oakland University began hosting the Journal for a three-year term!
Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research
The Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research educates, supports, and promotes professional development, and disseminates psychological science. Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology.
PURSUE – Prairie View A & M University
As a scholarly journal, “PURSUE” seeks to provide undergraduates an avenue to publish their original research articles. The original research articles included in this journal are peer-reviewed and selected by the journal’s Editorial Board. The journal is housed at Prairie View A&M University, a Historically Black University, and is available to all young scientists conducting research. This journal also serves as a means for faculty to extend knowledge beyond the classroom and encourage other students to conduct quality research. All undergraduate research is produced in conjunction with a faculty mentor and is peer-reviewed. The journal is open to all undergraduates.
Pursuit: The Journal of Undergraduate Research – University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Pursuit: The Journal of Undergraduate Research was founded in 2009. Pursuit is dedicated to publishing the scholarly work of undergraduates and is supported by the University of Tennessee Office of Research and the Chancellor’s Honors Program. The editors and review board are undergraduate students who consider and review submissions and work with select faculty and staff to publish Pursuit. All submissions must be double spaced and must be no longer than 30 pages (for Humanities and Social Sciences papers) or 15 pages (for Science and Engineering papers). Please use endnotes instead of footnotes. Submissions in the Sciences and Engineering fields should be written in the third person and should contain the following categories: abstract, introduction, methods, results, discussion/conclusions, references.
Queen City Writers – University of Cincinnati
We seek thought-provoking pieces from any disciplinary perspective that explore questions and problems related to writing, rhetoric, reading, literacy broadly conceived, popular culture and media, community discourses, and multimodal and digital composing. We expect that the work will be informed by critical conversations relevant to the topic–that is, composers should incorporate timely, pertinent research to support claims. In addition, we welcome projects that experiment with form, voice, style, and delivery.
Reinvention: an International Journal of Undergraduate Research – Monash University & The University of Warwick
Reinvention: a Journal of Undergraduate Research is a new, online, peer-reviewed journal, dedicated to the publication of high-quality undergraduate student research. The journal welcomes academic articles from all disciplinary areas. All articles in this journal undergo rigorous peer-review, based on initial editor screening and refereeing by two anonymous referees. The journal is produced, edited, and managed by students and staff at Monash University and the University of Warwick. It is published bi-annually and only houses papers written by undergraduate students.
Southern California International Review
SCIR is a global undergraduate international studies journal published biannually and funded by the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California (USC). Article topics published in the journal range from economic and political issues to cultural and social themes. The journal seeks to foster and enhance discussion between theoretical and policy-oriented research regarding significant global issues.
Stance – Ball State University
Stance is an international philosophy journal published by Ball State University undergraduates. [ISSN 1943-1899] Beyond publishing manuscripts, we train an international external reviewer board. Stance is listed in The Philosopher’s Index. All manuscript authors receive constructive feedback. 8% acceptance rate.
Stanford Undergraduate Research Journal – Stanford University
The Stanford Undergraduate Research Journal (SURJ) is an annual peer-reviewed publication of research articles written primarily by Stanford undergraduates, but also by well-qualified students at other institutions, from all academic fields.
The Developing Economist – University of Texas at Austin
The Developing Economist is an Undergraduate Journal of Economics sponsored by the University of Texas Chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon, The International Honor Society for Economics. Our mission is to publish outstanding research in the field of Economics, Mathematics, Public Policy, Finance, and International Relations, while fostering scientific learning within the UT community. By providing a venue for publication, The Developing Economist hopes to provide visibility to undergraduate research and establish a dialogue between students of economics at various levels.
The Dialectics: Undergraduate Journal of Law, Leadership, and Society – Pennsylvania State University
The Dialectics is an electronic journal devoted to undergraduate scholarship and discourse. The Journal welcomes high-quality essays on issues of public importance.
The Gettysburg College Journal of the Civil War Era – Gettysburg College
The Gettysburg College Journal of the Civil War Era annually publishes undergraduate papers on the Civil War Era and its lasting memory. We are interested in academic essays, public history essays, and book reviews broadly relating to the American Civil War.
The Grassroots Writing Research Journal – Illinois State University
The Grassroots Writing Research Journal is produced twice each year by the Writing Program at Illinois State University. The print issue of each journal is used as a primary text in two of ISU’s undergraduate general education writing courses. Digital versions of previous issues are available online. The title of the journal reflects our aspirations—to present writing research by different authors and in a wide range of different topics, forms, and media. The journal solicits authors from within and outside of our institutions and other academic institutions. We’ve published faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, high school students and non-students — all Writing Researchers. We encourage authors to share not only what they’ve learned about writing, but how they learned it. Thus, each new volume brings together a diverse collection of articles that all enact some form of writing research from a variety of authors. Authors can learn more about publishing on our websites, which offers both back issues of the journal and a range of different guides for researching and writing for the journal.
The Honors Review – Augsburg College
A nationally competitive interdisciplinary journal seeking illuminating, insightful, and contemporary research at the undergraduate level. Students need not be members of Honors Programs to submit papers. The primary goal is to give all undergraduates the opportunity to participate in scholarly conversations within their disciplines and to expose them to the dialogue that occurs between a journal and a contributor in editing an article for publication. The Honors Review will provide its authors with the unique chance to receive prompt and personal feedback during the editing process through the use of private online discussion forums.
The Midway Review – The University of Chicago
The Midway Review is a journal of essays published in print and online three times a year at the University of Chicago. Founded in 2005 as a forum for political, cultural, and literary exchange across political and disciplinary boundaries, the Review seeks to publish readable, polished essays on all topics that would engage a general intellectual audience. We also publish book, film, music, and television reviews, as well as interviews. We do not publish academic papers unless they have been revised into essays—the first-person form of something you might read in Harper’s or The New Yorker. We accept work from students, alumni, and faculty at all colleges and universities. We consider submissions each year in October, January, and April.
The Oswald Review – University of South Carolina Aiken
The Oswald Review is a refereed undergraduate journal of criticism and research. Published annually, it accepts submission in the field of English from undergraduates in this country and abroad. A faculty member’s endorsement is required.
The Yale Historical Review – Yale University
The Yale Historical Review provides undergraduates an opportunity to have their exceptional work highlighted and encourages the diffusion of original historical ideas on campus by providing a forum for outstanding undergraduate history papers covering any historical topic.
The Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology – Yale University
The Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology is an annual journal that showcases the best and most original research in psychology conducted by undergraduates from around the world. They publish research in all areas of psychology, including clinical, developmental, cognitive, and social psychology. Their goal is to contribute to the scientific advance by encouraging serious, quality research early in students’ academic careers. We provide a platform for undergraduate scientists to share their findings and aim to bring together a community of young psychologists from both the United States and abroad.
Tufts Historical Review – Tufts University
The flagship academic publication of the College of Arts & Sciences at Tufts University, the Tufts Historical Review is one of the leading principally-undergraduate academic journals of history in the United States. The Tufts Historical Review is distributed to a number of leading research institutions, including Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Library of Congress, Cornell University, Georgetown University, and the College of William & Mary. Submissions are received from more 30 major universities throughout the United States and United Kingdom. We invite you to submit your work to the Editorial Board for review. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
TuftScope – Tufts University
Since 2001, TuftScope: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Health, Ethics, & Policy has provided an academic forum for discussion of pertinent healthcare and biosocial issues in today’s world. The journal addresses different aspects of healthcare, bioethics, public health, policy, and active citizenship. It is operated and edited by undergraduate students of Tufts University and is advised by an Editorial Board composed of Tufts undergraduates and faculty. New issues are released biannually in print and online versions.
UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal – University of California, Berkeley
CLUJ provides undergraduate students around the world the opportunity to publish and share their research with an international audience. The Journal was founded by a Comparative Literature undergraduate student in 2011 and has since been recognized as a premier undergraduate journal featuring top peer-reviewed, undergraduate research in Comparative Literature. We invite abstracts from those working in, around, or critically engaging with topics in Literature from a comparative nature, broadly construed. Possible topics include interdisciplinary research across disciplines within the arts and sciences (e.g. literature and philosophy, literature and history, literature and science, literature and new media, etc.), research engaging with literary theory and ‘schools of criticism’ (e.g. gender studies and queer theory, postmodernism, cultural studies, Frankfurt School and critical theory, structuralism, and semiotics, psychoanalysis, animal studies, posthumanism, etc.), and articles comparing at least two authors or texts, print and/or media.
University of Michigan Undergraduate Research Journal (UMURJ) – University of Michigan
We are a student-run, non-technical research journal. Our mission is to build connections between undergraduate students, graduate students, and the public, as well as among the different academic disciplines, through the publication of non-technical articles in all fields of research. We aim to tap student creativity and effort in all academic disciplines through a peer-edited, faculty-reviewed electronic, and print publication. We hope to inspire interest in research in the student body, faculty, and the campus community.
Undergraduate Berkeley Economic Review – University of California, Berkeley
The Undergraduate Berkeley Economic Review is the University of California at Berkeley’s premier undergraduate, peer-reviewed, academic economics journal. Established by the Undergraduate Economics Association at Berkeley, we are a 100% student-run and student-produced nonprofit publication. We publish undergraduate research papers and honors theses in the field of economics. We also accept academic term papers and class essays, as well as op-eds on our world’s current political economy. In addition, we publish professor interviews and faculty research abstracts. All students currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university are welcome to submit content for review via email: email@example.com
Undergraduate Economic Review – Illinois Wesleyan University
The Undergraduate Economic Review is an online peer-reviewed journal that promotes undergraduate economic research from around the world.
Undergraduate Journal of Global Citizenship – Fairfield University
Fairfield University’s Undergraduate Journal of Global Citizenship honors the work of undergraduates from diverse academic backgrounds, united by their dedication to global citizenship and social responsibility, in line with the Jesuit values of our University. We welcome undergraduate submissions that showcase and promote the understanding of global citizenship and social responsibility. We view global citizenship as disengagement from barriers into recognition and understanding of human actions with social, political, environmental, and/or economic impact worldwide. A sense of community, not only with our direct neighbors but with societies and lives around the globe, makes a socially responsible individual.
Undergraduate Journal of Psychology at Berkeley – UC Berkeley
The Undergraduate Journal of Psychology at Berkeley is an annual publication that allows undergraduate students who have completed scientific studies in psychology and psychology-related fields to publish their findings to the larger academic community, promoting further and more excellent undergraduate research. UJPB accepts and reviews submissions from all psychology-related fields, including psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, and linguistics, as long as the papers are the original work of undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research – Penn State Berks
The Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research adds to the increasing number of scholarly journals that invite undergraduates to pursue their own intellectual projects. We seek undergraduate contributions to the burgeoning academic conversation on service-learning and community-based research. The Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research is open to undergraduate students in the U.S. and across the globe in all subject areas. All submissions will undergo a rigorous review process.
Vanderbilt Historical Review – Vanderbilt University
The Vanderbilt Historical Review (VHR) is the first and only journal of history at Vanderbilt. The publication seeks to show the importance of studying the past through its semiannual publication of historical research. Topics may cover a wide range of disciplines, including economics, politics, anthropology, and more. The editorial board leads a blind review process in which historically accurate, interesting, and creative articles are critiqued. Undergraduate students at any university are encouraged to submit their work. The journal provides a forum for academic debate over relevant historical questions.
Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Journal – Vanderbilt UniversityThe Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Journal (VURJ) is a joint venture between faculty and students that is sponsored by the Office of the Provost. It is the University’s premier venue for multidisciplinary student research.
Vassar College Journal of Philosophy – Vassar CollegeThe Vassar College Journal of Philosophy is a student-run publication supported by the Philosophy Department of Vassar College. Dedicated to both quality and accessibility, it seeks to give undergraduate students from all disciplines a platform to express and discuss philosophical ideas. The Journal is published once a year, in the spring, both in print and online.
Vertices, Duke University Journal of Science and Technology – Duke UniversityVertices is a premier science journal run entirely by Duke students. A publication of the Duke University Undergraduate Publications Board, Vertices espouses undergraduate scientific writing, including original research, commentary, and subject reviews.
Women’s Web WorkWomen’s Web Work is an undergraduate, multimedia, fully online journal devoted to original research and critical commentary about black women’s histories and current social realities. This journal works to help undergraduate students join longstanding intellectual traditions of black women’s work, traditions that undergraduate students are seldomly exposed to. While this journal has the potential to give undergraduate students access to the kind of publication opportunities that graduate schools look for, it also makes the study of black women’s lives more visible. We offer a sense of weight and import to the neglected study of black women and, simultaneously, help make such undergraduate projects and ideas public and valued.
WPI Undergraduate Research Journal – Worcester Polytechnic InstituteThe WPI Undergraduate Research Journal (WURJ) provides a venue to share these impressive research achievements with the campus and larger academic community. Published annually in the spring semester, WURJ features high-quality articles written by undergraduate students presenting findings from IQP’s, MQP’s, independent study projects, and class projects. WURJ is completely organized by a panel of graduate student volunteers that reviews and selects submissions based on rigorous criteria, and the review process is competitive.
Xchanges – New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Xchanges is an interdisciplinary Technical Communication and Writing journal produced by the Technical Communication program (within the CLASS Department) at New Mexico Tech, in Socorro, New Mexico. The journal’s mission is to publish articles and hypertextual new work by undergraduate and graduate student scholars on various topics relevant to the disciplines of Technical Communication, Compositions Studies, and Rhetoric and Writing.
For original source, please see The Council on Undergraduate Research’s journal catalog.