The GW Historical Review

The Undergraduate Journal of the GW History Department

Submit Your Work

We are now accepting submissions for our Fall 2017 Edition!

Papers must follow the guidelines below:

  • Submissions must be from an undergraduate student at GW. Recent graduates may submit work completed prior to graduation. Papers must be of outstanding quality, such as those that received a grade of A- or higher in a course at GW. 
  • Submissions must focus on engaging historical topics.
  • Submissions cannot have been previously published anywhere.
  • Papers must be no longer than 7,500 words double-spaced excluding the bibliography and footnotes, but do still attach the bibliography and notes. Research essays are preferable, but analytical pieces will also be considered.
  • Chicago-Style citations are required.


Please send your submissions to by 11:59 PM June 10, 2017 with “Essay Submission” in the subject line. In the body of your email please include:

  • Your name and year.
  • The class and professor for which the paper was originally written (if applicable).
  • The date the paper was submitted to the class.

We will get back to you shortly!