The Historical Review


The George Washington University Historical Review is the Department of History's undergraduate journal. Students founded the publication in the spring of 2017 to provide an online platform for undergraduates to publish historical scholarship in an accessible forum.

Current issue: December 2020 (PDF)

Past issues:

Accessibility Note: If you would like to request an accessible version of any of the documents listed, please let us know.

The George Washington University Historical Review journal cover with a painting of George Washington

Apply to be an Editor

The Review is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief. If you are a First-Year, Sophomore, or Junior and are interested, please email [email protected] with a resume, Chicago Style writing sample, and a revised copy of Editing Practice (PDF). Open Editing Practice in Microsoft Word and use "Track Changes" to show how you have fixed any spelling, grammar, word choice, or content errors. Due April 5 at 11:59 pm.

2020 Journal Leadership


Claire Vanderwood '21

Managing Editor
Kevin Twohig '21

Senior Editors
Kaifeng Deng '22
Meaghan Kacmarcik '21
Justin McCulloch '22


Associate Editors
Rebecca Ann Leppert '21
Ericka McDonald '21
Emma G. Sauder '22

Samuel Nohra ’18
Claire Vanderwood '21