Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

NJS publishes original scholarship on all aspects of NJ History.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Documents + Artifacts

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Talks

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Teaching New Jersey History

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Reviews

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

NJSAA Papers

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Letter from the Editor

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Exhibit Reviews

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference Poster Winner

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Film Reviews

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Special Feature

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All article submissions undergo a double-blind peer review process, with each being evaluated by two scholars with expertise in the subject matter. Articles are deemed "Publish with minor revisions" "Revise and Resubmit" or "Reject as Unpublishable."

 

Publication Frequency

We will publish two issues per year, in the Summer and Winter.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal Editorial Board

Editor

 

Melissa Ziobro, Specialist Professor of Public History, Monmouth University

Book Reviews Editor

Jonathan Mercantini, Chair, Department of History, Kean University

Board

 

Ronald Becker, Head, Special Collections, Rutgers University

Ellen Callahan, Collections Manager, New Jersey State Archives

Chris Fischer, Professor of History, The College of New Jersey

Dorothy Guzzo, Executive Director, New Jersey Historic Trust

Paul Israel, Director and Editor, Thomas Edison Papers

Gregory Lattanzi, Curator of Archeology, New Jersey State Museum

Maxine Lurie, Professor of History Emerita, Seton Hall University

Michelle McDonald, Associate Professor of Atlantic History, Richard Stockton University

Lucia McMahon, Associate Professor of History & Assistant Chair, William Patterson University

Mary Rizzo, Associate Director of Public & Digital Humanities Initiatives, American Studies & History at Rutgers-Newark

Bernadette Rogoff, Independent Consultant  

Janet Sheridan, Cultural Landscape Historian and Heritage Preservation Consultant

Matthew Tomaso, Director, Cultural Resources, PS&S

Richard Veit, Associate Professor of History and Anthropology, Monmouth University