CTSJ 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 exchange of ideas across disciplines and deepen understandings of systems of injustice.
Dedicated to publishing the most promising pieces of undergraduate work related to the discipline of anthropology. The editorial board at Crossroads is composed of motivated undergraduate editors at the University of Michigan from all subfields of the discipline. Crossroads accepts submissions from current undergraduates and those who have graduated within the past year.
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.
The Undergraduate Journal of Sociology publishes excellent sociological papers written by current and recent undergraduates. A student-run publication, the journal provides an academic forum that highlights outstanding scholarship in the social sciences. In the spirit of Marx’s Eleventh Thesis on Feuerbach that mandates one to engender constructive change, the journal offers opportunities for an intellectual space that encourages critical engagement with the world.
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.
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.
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.
A free, online, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal examining the social and cultural world through a social science lens. All graduate and undergraduate students of the social sciences are invited to submit articles for publication. Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to: sociology, criminology/criminal justice, women/gender studies, sexuality, political science, social psychology, cultural/social anthropology, and cultural/social geography. All graduate and undergraduate students of the social sciences are invited to submit articles for publication. Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to: sociology, criminology, criminal justice, women/gender studies, sexuality, political science, social psychology, cultural anthropology, and cultural/social geography.
Spaces Between is a student-run, student-written, peer reviewed undergraduate journal. This publication is a forum for undergraduate students to publish their work in Women’s and Gender Studies as well as feminist research and writing within other disciplines. Spaces Between is wide in scope: we welcome research and writing that critically engages with gender, sexuality, race, class, (dis)ability, nation, imperialism, (de)colonization, and globalization.
Journals that publish undergraduate work in Psychology
"The Journal of European Psychology Students (JEPS) is an open-access, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal for psychology students worldwide. JEPS is run by highly motivated European psychology students and has been publishing since 2009. By ensuring that authors are always provided with extensive feedback, JEPS gives psychology students the chance to gain experience in publishing and to improve their scientific skills. Furthermore, JEPS provides students with the opportunity to share their research and to take a first step toward a scientific career." JEPS publishes articles that contribute both theoretically and empirically to an understanding of psychology. Submitted manuscripts must pertain to a psychological field (e.g., social psychology, clinical psychology, health psychology, etc.) or a field related to psychology (e.g., neuroscience, behavioural economics, animal behaviour, etc.). Submissions are accepted year round.
The Journal of Interpersonal Relations, Intergroup Relations and Identity (JIRIRI) is a scientific journal distributed internationally in the field of identity, interpersonal and intergroup relations. "This project is a student initiative that offers a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to fully experience the scientific method, from the development of original ideas to their diffusion, through the peer review process." Accepts submissions in English and French.
"The Journal of Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences (JPBS) offers undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty, an opportunity to publish in a recognized academic journal. However, the undergraduate student, and not a faculty member or graduate student, must be the first author of any accepted submission. Articles in any topic area of psychology are considered."
"The Journal of Undergraduate Ethnic Minority Psychology (JUEMP) is an edited and refereed on-line journal devoted to publishing empirical research (quantitative and qualitative) authored or co-authored by university undergraduate students. We invite empirical research submissions that are from ethnic minorities' unique perspectives, that focus on the thoughts and behaviors of ethnic minority populations, or both."
"Modern Psychological Studies (MPS) is a psychological journal devoted exclusively to publishing manuscripts by undergraduate students. Although MPS primarily focuses on results from experimental research, there are also publication opportunities for theoretical papers, literature reviews and book reviews. We strive to make the journal submission process a learning experience and to encourage quality research."
"The Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research encourages all Psi Chi members—undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty—to submit manuscripts for publication. Submissions are accepted for review throughout the year. Although manuscripts are limited to empirical research, they may cover any topical area in the psychological sciences. Replication studies, which are vital for reinforcing the science of psychology, are also welcome."
The UNC Charlotte Department of Psychology publishes the Undergraduate Journal of Psychology (UJOP). "All undergraduate students are encouraged to submit their original research or literature reviews to the UJOP review committee. This is an opportunity to experience the peer-reviewed journal process and to get your work into print."
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.
"The Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology (YRURP) welcomes submissions of research articles, literature reviews, and other scientific writing in the field of psychology. Submissions in other areas related to psychology (for example: educational psychology, psychology and the law, and so on) will also be considered. The lead author must have conducted her or his research while an undergraduate (or equivalent) student at an accredited college or university anywhere in the world."