Submission Guidelines

Who Can Submit?


The ALJ in Student Research encourages undergraduate and graduate students to submit papers for consideration. Submissions are accepted for review on an ongoing basis. The author must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited institution of higher education when the submission was created. To be considered, articles must be submitted within a year after the author’s graduation. Submissions are accepted from students worldwide.


The ALJ in Student Research encourages pedagogically based submissions that explore the intersection of student research with teaching and faculty research and that promote collaboration between students and teachers. Submissions are accepted for review on an ongoing basis. Submissions are accepted from faculty worldwide.

Submission Guidelines

Submissions should range between 2500-3750 words and follow current APA stylistic guidelines. All submissions should be original work and not under consideration, in part or in whole, by any other publication. Submission of a manuscript implies that all authors have read and agreed to its content and that any experimental research reported has been performed with the approval of an appropriate ethics committee. A copy of the protocol approval letter from the institutional IRB or IACUC must be submitted with the paper, if relevant. Authors must ensure that no submitted material infringes existing copyrights or the rights of a third party. Submissions should be sent as Microsoft Word attachments to

All submissions forwarded on to the editorial board for review are sent as blind submissions and evaluated by a minimum of two readers. Works that are not accepted for publication are given detailed feedback for revision.