Founded in 1973, the Hayes History Journal is a student-run publication of the Department of History released every spring. Inclusion in the journal allows students the opportunity to showcase their work in a professional publication and demonstrate their in-depth knowledge of history.

2019–20 Editors: Rose Barrett, Lily Cosgrove, Ashley Green, Gavin O'Connor, Sophia Wooden
Faculty Advisors: Dr. Melissa Chakars and Dr. Allison Williams Lewin


Students interested in submitting research papers for consideration for an upcoming issue or becoming an editor of should email sjuhayeshistoryjournal@gmail.com. Submitted papers must have received a grade of B+ in a 300-level (or higher) course. Papers should be approximately 10–25 pages in length, though strong papers that are shorter or longer will be considered. Submission is not restricted to History majors or to papers written for History classes—the Journal welcomes perspectives from subjects such as International Relations and Political Science as well as other interdisciplinary fields.

Fall Semester Deadline: Fri., Sept. 27
Spring Semester Deadline: TBA


Browse previous editions of the Hayes History Journal below:

2018 (Editors: Jacqueline Gibson, Ashley Green, Sarah Knapp, Andrew McCormack, John Reynolds)

2017 (Editors: Katherine Anthony, James Elliott, Jennifer Rodgers, Abigail Sweetman)