The Journal of Veterans Studies (ISSN 2470-4768) is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal. The goals of the journal are to sustain international research in veterans studies, facilitate interdisciplinary research collaborations, and narrow gaps between cultures, institutions, experiences, knowledge, and understanding.
We understand veterans studies as a multi-faceted, scholarly investigation of military veterans and their families. Topics within that investigation could include but are not limited to, combat exposure, reintegration challenges, and the complex systems and institutions (VA) that shape the veteran experience. Veterans studies, by its very nature, may analyze experiences closely tied to military studies, but the emphasis of veterans studies is the “veteran experience,” i.e., what happens after the service member departs the armed forces.
The work of veterans studies can be found in such fields as Rhetoric and Composition, Literature, History, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Student Affairs (among many others). Additionally, it can be seen in and out of formal education: by current members of the military, leaders of nonprofits, artists, activists, and students taking courses in veterans studies. Such research and work can take multiple forms. The journal is open to multimodal submissions in a variety of formats The Journal of Veterans Studies is a member of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals.
We have several books in need of reviews: we are looking for reviewers! We look for reviews between 1500-3000 words and completed within 90 days of receipt of book. Below are the available titles.
1. Pathways to Pacifism and Antiwar Activism among U.S. Veterans by Julie Putnam Hart and Anjel N. Stough-Hunter
2. War Veterans And the World After 1945 by Angel Alcalde and Xose M. Nunez Seixas
3. Shoot Like A Girl: One Woman’s Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front by
4. Congress and U.S. Veterans: From GI Bill to the VA Crisis.
Interested? Please email Sarah Austin Sarah.Austin@usafa.edu
Posted on 07 Oct 2018More Announcements