HPS: The Journal of History and Political Science

HPS is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, and student-run journal at York University. We publish the best undergraduate research in history, political science, and related disciplines.

The editors that compose the publication consist of undergraduate students and graduate students, each having specific responsibilities that makes the journal's operation possible. The editors examine submissions attentively and provide extensive feedback to each participant, ensuring that their submission experience is positive and that they are able to improve their writing skills. We are proud to support the development of innovative thinking and talent of young scholars at York and elsewhere across Canada and the world.


June 1, 2017

The digital version of volume 5 is now out!

Thank you to authors, editoral staff, reviewers, and the York University community for another successful year.

V K Muzik

Outgoing Editor-in-Chief, 2016-2017


HPS Journal cover Vol. 5