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Undergraduate Research Journals for the Humanities and Social Sciences
"The Dialectics: Journal of Law, Leadership, and Society, a refereed, multidisciplinary online journal devoted to undergraduate scholarship and discourse, is currently accepting high quality essays on issues of public importance. We search for papers that have a single thesis, are focused, identify significant societal and global issues, and offer creative solutions or specific recommendations for addressing the challenges."
International Social Science Review
The International Social Science Review, the peer-reviewed journal of Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society in Social Sciences published semi-annually, "invites the submission of manuscripts in history, political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, international relations, criminal justice, social work, psychology, social philosophy, history of education, and human/cultural geography." Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.
Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography
The Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography (JUE) is an online publication for undergraduate academic writing. JUE seeks to distribute original scholarly ethnographies from a variety of disciplinary areas. Our goal is to bring readers, especially other undergraduates, insights into subcultures, rituals, and social institutions. We expect crossovers with anthropology, sociology, American studies, urban studies as well as programs in education or marketing. Submission deadlines are January 31 and July 31.
Journal of Integrated Social Sciences
"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." The journal does not accept articles from the field of political science.
Journal of Politics & Society
"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, including problems of politics, economics, public policy, social phenomena, international relations, and law." Submission deadline August 27.
Learning and 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. The disciplines covered include politics and international relations, anthropology, sociology, criminology, social policy, cultural studies and educational studies. Recent topics include curriculum innovation, students’ academic writing, PhD research ethics, neo-liberalism and academic identity, and marketisation of higher education."
Penn Undergraduate Law Journal
"Founded in 2012, the Penn Undergraduate Law Journal has grown into a significant presence on Penn's campus and a distinguished pre-law voice internationally. As an undergraduate publication, PULJ will only accept written works by undergraduate students. We accept a wide array of submission types, including, but not limited to: research papers, senior theses, and independent projects or studies. Given the interdisciplinary focus of our publication, students in any field of study are welcome to submit their work, so long as their piece relates to law or the legal system."
Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences
"The Undergraduate Research Journal is an annual online national, reviewed journal dedicated to the publication of undergraduate student research. Papers may represent a full range of research design, including experiments, surveys, case studies, and documentary research. Themes of research may include, but are not limited to, integrative, cross specialization research; service learning research; and traditional research in the specializations." Submissions are accepted for review on an ongoing basis.
**currently on hiatus**