The Centre for the Study of the United States Undergraduate Journal of American Studies is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Editors-in-Chief: There are two positions available for Editor-in-Chief. Applicants who are interested in this position should be in their 4th year of their undergraduate studies with either a major or minor in American Studies. The duties for this position include organizing and communicating with the writers and assistant editors, soliciting, and selecting the academic papers for publication, proficient at copy editing, and administrative tasks such as arranging and coordinating with the American Studies department to design and produce the journal.

Assistant Editors: Applicants for the position of Assistant Editor may be in second, third, or fourth year level in any discipline. Duties for this position include soliciting submissions, meeting and working with the editorial board to select submissions, as well as working closely with contributors on editing and finalizing the selected submissions.

All positions will run from November 2015 to October 2016. The journal goes to design and print in summer 2016, with a launch in September 2016. Those interested should please email the outgoing editors, Unita Ahdifard and Kelly Rahardja, as soon as possible at:, with a brief description of their academic interests and co-curricular activities, and why they would make a good addition to the American Studies journal team.

View the latest issue of the Journal here: 

We hope to hear from you soon!

Unita Ahdifard and Kelly Rahardja, Co-Editors in Chief