Wisconsin Institute Looking for Submissions

The Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies moderates an academic blog to provide opportunities for publication of short pieces on specific topics or pedagogical practices and book reviews. We welcome contributors from all disciplines.

Our intended audience is scholars from a wide range of interests within the university community and educated members of the larger public.

Suggested topics include war, peace, global cooperation, domestic violence, and interpersonal conflict resolution, including questions of military and political security, the global economy, and global environmental issues. Editors promote discussion of both strategic and ethical questions surrounding issues of war, peace, the environment, and justice.

Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. They must be original work, between 300 and 1,500 words, and signed. Please affirm that the work has not been published elsewhere, or, if it has, that you have copyright or permission to re-publish it.

Types of submissions considered:

§  Essays

§  Book reviews

§  Articles or research pieces

§  Photo essays

§  Opinion pieces

Submissions may be sent to:  wisconsin.institute@gmail.com

Please include a brief summary of your piece and short biography including:

§  Name

§  Education/Occupation

You should receive a decision from our editors within two weeks of submission on whether we will share your post.  WIPCS does not offer compensation for blog posts.

www.wisconsin-institute.org

Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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