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Undergraduate Publishing: Where to Publish Your Research

A Guide to Publishing Your Research in Academic Journals and at DigitalCommons@SHU

Publishing in Journals

Below is a list of academic journals, organized by discipline, that are either designed specifically for showcasing undergraduate research or accept submissions from undergraduates. The journals below also have an open submissions process, which allows undergraduates from any institution of higher education to submit their original research for possible publication. Each journal has its own manuscript submission and evaluation process, so be sure to follow the journal's specific process to ensure that your manuscript gets full consideration.

Undergraduate Research Journals

Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary; Art & Design; Biology; Business; Chemistry; Communication & Media Arts; Criminal Justice; Economics; English; Foreign Languages; Health Professions; History; Mathematics; Music; Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies; Politics and Global Studies; Psychology; Social Work; Sociology/Anthropology; Women's Studies


Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary

1890: A Journal of Undergraduate Research (University of Central Oklahoma)

*Agora: Journal for Undergraduate Scholarly Papers (Lynchburg College)

American Journal of Undergraduate Research (State University of New York, Oswego) [STEM focus]

Apollon: Undergraduate eJournal (Berea College) [Humanities focus]

Augsburg Honors Review (Augsburg College)

*Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research (Butler University)

Canadian Journal of Undergraduate Research (University of British Columbia)

Catalyst: Rice Undergraduate Science Research Journal (Rice University) [Science focus]

Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development (Columbia University) [Environmental focus] 

Columbia Undergraduate Science Journal (Columbia University) [Science focus]

*Crossing Borders: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship (Kansas State University)

Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science (Dartmouth College) [Science focus]

Discussions: The Undergraduate Research Journal of CWRU (Case Western Reserve University)

*Gettysburg Social Sciences Review (Gettysburg College) [Social Science focus]

Forbes & Fifth (University of Pittsburgh)

Inquiries Journal: Social Sciences, Arts, & Humanities

International Collegiate Science Journal (Rice, Harvard, Washington University, Princeton, Stanford, Duke, UPenn, UCLA, McGill, Yale, Cal Berkeley)

*International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (Pacific University)

Intersect: The Stanford Journal of Science, Technology and Society (Stanford University)

Journal of Integrated Social Sciences (California Lutheran University) [Social Science focus]

Journal of Student Research

Journal of Undergraduate Research (Colorado State University)

Journal of Young Investigators [STEM focus]

*Liberated Arts: A Journal for Undergraduate Research (Huron University College)

Midwest Journal of Undergraduate Research (Monmouth College)

*Papers & Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research (University of North Georgia)

Pursue: An Undergraduate Research Journal (Prairie View A&M University)

Reinvention: an International Journal of Undergraduate Research (University of Warwick and Monash University)

The Stanford Undergraduate Research Journal (Stanford University)

Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences (Kappa Omicron Nu) [Social Science focus]

Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research (Penn State Berks) [Social Science focus

Art & Design

Digital America (University of Richmond)

Biology

BIOS (Beta Beta Beta Biological Society)

EvoS Journal: The Journal of the Evolutionary Studies Consortium (EvoS Consortium)

Fine Focus (Ball State University)

Impulse (Appalachian State University)

The Journal of Experimental Microbiology and Immunology (The University of British Columbia)

Penn Bioethics Journal (University of Pennsylvania)

*RURALS: Review of Undergraduate Research in Agricultural and Life Sciences (University of Nebraska-Lincoln):

Business

Journal for Global Business and Community (Florida International University)

Michigan Journal of Business (University of Michigan)

Chemistry

Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research (Virginia Military Institute)

Communication & Media Arts

Xchanges (University of New Mexico)

Criminal Justice

Dartmouth Law Journal (Dartmouth College)

The Dialectics: Journal of Law, Leadership, and Society (Penn State University- Abington)

Penn Undergraduate Law Journal (University of Pennsylvania)

Washington Undergraduate Law Review (University of Washington)

Economics

The Developing Economist (University of Texas at Austin)

Issues in Political Economy: Undergraduate Student Research in Economics (Elon University & the University of Mary Washington)

Penn Journal of Economics (University of Pennsylvania)

The Undergraduate Berkeley Economic Review (University of California at Berkeley)

*Undergraduate Economic Review (Illinois Wesleyan University)

English

The Allegheny Review: A National Undergraduate Literary Journal (Allegheny College)

Collision Literary Magazine (University of Pittsburgh)

Digital Literature Review (Ball State University)

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience (Loyola Marymount University):

The Madison Journal of Literary Criticism (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

The Midway Review (University of Chicago)

The Oswald Review: An International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Criticism in the Discipline of English (University of South Carolina Aiken)

The Paper Shell Review (University of Maryland)

Queen City Writers: A Journal of Undergraduate Writing & Composing (University of Cincinnati)

Rainy Day (Cornell University)

The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle (Sigma Tau Delta: International English Honor Society)

The Sigma Tau Delta Review (Sigma Tau Delta: International English Honor Society)

Southern Humanities Review (Auburn University)

Stylus: A Journal of Literature and Art (University of Maryland)

UCB Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal (University of California, Berkeley)

Xchanges (University of New Mexico)

Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric (Montana State University)

Foreign Languages

The Kennesaw Tower: Undergraduate Foreign Language Research Journal (Kennesaw State University):

Health Professions

International Journal of Exercise Science (Western Kentucky University)

International Journal of Research in Exercise Physiology (Western State Colorado University)

McGill Journal of Medicine (McGill University)

History

Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History (Armstrong State University)

The Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History (Columbia University)

Georgetown Journal of History (Georgetown University)

*Gettysburg College Journal of the Civil War Era (Gettysburg College)

*Grand Valley Journal of History (Grand Valley State University)

History Matters: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research (Appalachian State University)

Michigan Journal of History (University of Michigan)

Tufts Historical Review (Tufts University)

Vanderbilt Historical Review: An Undergraduate Journal of History (Vanderbilt University)

Mathematics

Involve: A Journal of Mathematics (Mathematical Science Publishers)

The Mathematics Exchange (Ball State University)

Minnesota Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics (University of Minnesota)

The Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Math Journal (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)

SIAM Undergraduate Research Online (SIURO) (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics)

Music

*Nota Bene: Canadian Undergraduate Journal of Musicology (Western University Canada)

Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies

Aporia (Brigham Young University)

The Dualist (Stanford University)

Episteme: An International Journal of Undergraduate Philosophy (Denison University)

Ex Nihilo (University of Texas at Austin)

Janua Sophia: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy (Edinboro University)

Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa (Theta Alpha Kappa: National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology)

Logos: The Undergraduate Philosophy Journal (Cornell University)

Stance: An International Undergraduate Philosophy Journal (Ball State University)

Vassar College Journal of Philosophy (Vassar College)

Politics and Global Studies

The Birch Journal (Columbia University)

The Brown Journal of World Affairs (Brown University)

Critique: A Worldwide Student Journal of Politics (Illinois State University)

Harf: A Journal of South Asian Studies (McGill University)

Journal of Politics & Society (Columbia University)

The Journal of Undergraduate International Studies (JUIS) (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics (Oakland University)

Roshangar: Roshan Undergraduate Persian Studies Journal (University of Maryland)

Undergraduate Journal of Middle East Studies (University of Toronto)

Psychology

Journal of Identity, Interpersonal Relations and Intergroup Relations (Université de Montréal)

Journal of Psychological Inquiry (JPI) (Fort Hays State University)

The Journal of Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences (JPBS) (Farleigh Dickinson University)

Journal of Undergraduate Ethnic Minority Psychology (Alabama State University)

Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research (Psi Chi: The International Honor Society in Psychology)

Undergraduate Journal of Psychology (UNC Charlotte)

Undergraduate Journal of Psychology at Berkeley (University of California, Berkeley)

Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology (Yale University)

Social Work

Critical Theory and Social Justice Journal (CTSJ) (Occidental College)

Sociology/Anthroplogy

AnthroJournal: The Collegiate Journal of Anthropology

International Journal of Student Research in Archaeology (St. Hugh's College)

The Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography (JUE) (Roger Williams University Foundation to Promote Scholarship and Teaching)

Women’s Studies

On Our Terms: The Undergraduate Journal of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies (Barnard College)

Women’s Web Work: The (K)new WWW: An Undergraduate, Multimedia Journal about Black Women’s Histories and Lives (City University of New York)

*Indicates a DigitalCommons-hosted journal.

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