If you are interested in submitting work to Study the South, please email a completed manuscript as a Word document, along with any available illustrations, graphics, video, or audio, to editor James G. Thomas Jr. at jgthomas@olemiss.edu.

Final manuscripts and projects must attempt to build upon and expand the understanding of the American South in order to be considered for publication. Copyright for essays published in Study the South is retained by the authors.

Peer Review Process

Study the South is a peer-reviewed, online, academic journal. Once manuscripts are selected for further consideration, they undergo a rigorous double-blind review with two referees in relevant fields, as selected by the editorial staff or editorial board. Reviewers will evaluate the article’s originality, methods, research, response to current literature, argument, and conclusions.

Reviewers may choose to accept, reject, or accept the submission with revisions. If reviewers conclude that revisions are necessary, the author may be asked to respond to reviewers’ questions before final acceptance for publication. An editor will conduct correspondence between reviewers and author. Peer review can take between nine to twelve weeks.

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