About the Journal

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.

Current Issue

Vol. 5 (2017): HPS: The Journal of History and Political Science Vol. 5
HPS Vol. 5 cover

HPS: The Journal of History & Political Science is a student peer review journal publishing undergraduate scholarship and is affiliated with the departments of history and political science at York University, Toronto, Canada.

Our fifth publication is a truly collaborative effort and its quality would not have been possible without the work and dedication of many people at the undergraduate and graduate levels at York as well as other universities.


2016-2017 Editorial and Review Boards

Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor, Graphic Designer: Val Muzik (McMaster)

Outreach Director, Financial Director: Anna Ianovskaia (York)

Managing Editor: Stephen Firang (York)

History Dept. Outreach: Ryan Targa (York)

Political Science Dept. Outreach: Mario Concordia (York)

Internal/External Outreach: Sidey Deska-Gauthier (York)

Social Media: Justyn Mahanger (York)

Reviewers: Mishall Ahmed (York), Anusha Bhadra (York), Nabil Bhatia (York), Melissa Blackie (York), Mario Concordia (York), Harrison Forsyth (York), Justyn Mahanger (York), Jordan Mota (McMaster), Hassam Munir (York), Ryan Targa (York), Lionel Widmer (York), Darren Zanussi (Carleton)

Special thanks to: Dr. Stephen Gill, Dr. Dennis Pilon, Dr. Jesús Bermejo Tirado

Published: 2017-06-01
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