The Journal of American History - For Contributors
For criteria and information on submitting your scholarship to the Journal, please see the appropriate category below.
The JAH welcomes submissions of articles and suggestions for possible historiographical essays, round tables (sets of related articles), and online conversations.
Article Submission Guidelines
The Journal does not accept unsolicited reviews. Consult details of the JAH's review methodology by selecting the appropriate item in the list below. To be considered a reviewer for the JAH, complete our online reviewer data sheet.
Digital History Reviews
Each year, the editors select a topic for this yearly conversation among scholars. They invite experts in the field to participate in a closed online forum for 4–6 weeks. This conversation is then edited and printed in the September issue.
Teaching the JAH
The JAH editors select two articles each year to be featured in the Teaching. The article is chosen from those already accepted for publication in the Journal; once they have made a selection, the editors invite the article's author to compile an installment with the assistance of the JAH staff.
Textbooks and Teaching
Laura Westhoff, University of Missouri, St. Louis and Robert D. Johnston, University of Illinois at Chicago, are the contributing editors for the "Textbooks and Teaching" section of the Journal of American History. Their contact information can be viewed below. View submission guidelines >
University of Missouri, St. Louis
Robert D. Johnston
University of Illinois at Chicago
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