Opportunities for Publishing @ Wesleyan
Cardinal Direction is Wesleyan’s student-run public policy journal. The journal is managed by the campus chapter of the Roosevelt Institute. Created in fall of 2009, it publishes work on social, environmental, political, and economic issues on local, national, and global levels. Students are encouraged to submit both papers written specifically for the journal and papers written for their classes.
Mind Matters is a journal managed and edited by Wesleyan University students. The Journal publishes articles, both empirical and theoretical, researched and written by Wesleyan students. Topics include, but are not limited to, cognition, social psychology, developmental processes, psychopathology, community psychology, intelligence, cultural psychology, neuroscience, and interdisciplinary work that may extend into other university departments including, but not limited to, sociology, history, or philosophy.
Although most academic conferences are dominated by graduate students and faculty, occasionally undergraduate papers are presented, especially when the result of a major research project such as a senior thesis. For political science, some of the conferences to consider are…