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Journals

Intermountain West Journal of Religious Studies

The Intermountain West Journal of Religious Studies is a student-run publication with an academic review board consisting exclusively of scholars in the field. Its purpose is to promote the study of religion through the publication of graduate and undergraduate research. The journal is affiliated with the college’s Religious Studies Program; however, submissions are sought from students around the world.

Ploutarchos

Ploutarchos is the official publication of the International Plutarch Society, which exists to further the study of Plutarch and his various writings, and to encourage scholarly communication between those working on Plutarchan studies. Frances B. Titchener, professor of history and classics at USU, has served as editor since 1987. 

Western Historical Quarterly

Established in 1969 through a partnership between USU and the Western History Association, the Western Historical Quarterly publishes original scholarly research concerning the history of the North American West. It serves as the official journal of the Western History Association and is headquartered in the USU history department. The journal has a track record of publishing cutting-edge and national prize-winning essays, and for producing the next generation of western historians. Each year, the journal’s editors and staff train graduate students in historical editing and publishing, coaching them through the department's rigorous Master’s degree program.

 

Mediterranean Studies

Mediterranean Studies, published biannually, is the official journal of the Mediterranean Studies Association, an interdisciplinary organization that promotes the scholarly study of the Mediterranean region in all aspects and disciplines. An international, peer-reviewed journal, Mediterranean Studies is particularly concerned with the ideas and ideals of Mediterranean cultures from antiquity to the present and the influence of these ideas beyond the region's geographical boundaries. Contributors come from a wide range of backgrounds, including archeology, classics, religious studies, history, and comparative literature. Susan O. Shapiro, associate professor of history and classics, has served as the editor since 2011.