- Submitting an academic essay to the Undergraduate Sociology Journal is open to any student enrolled in an undergraduate program at the St. George campus. Only essays written for courses offered at the St. George campus will be considered.
- Submissions from sociology’s intersecting disciplines, including, but not limited to, Criminology, Women and Gender Studies, Indigenous Studies, Diaspora and Transnational Studies, and Economics, must have a clear sociological focus to be considered.
- The essay must be an original piece of work that has received an A-range grade.
- The length of the essay must be a minimum of 5 pages, not including citations. There is no maximum page limit
- The essay must have double-spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and 1-inch margins. An abstract is required
- The essay must abide by ASA 5th edition citation guidelines: UTM SOC ASA Citation Guide.
- No identifying information may appear on the essay itself or in the document file name. This includes the author’s name, student number, course code, professor’s name, and TA’s name. This is to ensure that the Editorial Board reviews papers anonymously and objectively.
- Please proofread your essay before you submit.
- The essay must be emailed as a Microsoft Word document. No hard copies or other document file types will be considered.
- A completed Submission Form must accompany each essay submission.
We encourage the submission of both quantitative and qualitative papers (or mixed-methods papers).
Email your essay and completed Submission Form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Multiple paper submissions by the same author are permitted.
Papers that fail to abide by the submission requirements may or may not still be considered for review, at the discretion of the Editorial Board.
Due to the volume of submissions, only authors selected for the publishing process will be contacted.
Authors who publish with the Undergraduate Sociology Journal agree to the Copyright Policy.