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Call for papers: Drake Undergraduate Social Science Journal Spring 2021 edition

The Drake Undergraduate Social Science Journal (DUSSJ) is now accepting submissions for its Spring 2021 edition.

Any current Drake undergraduate (or recent graduate) is eligible to submit a paper on a topic in the social sciences (political science, international relations, anthropology, sociology, economics, history, and social psychology). Submissions may be short analytic essays or longer research papers. Papers that feature thoughtful, original analysis, polished writing, and careful citation are especially welcome.

The deadline for submission is Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.

No more than one submission per person will be considered. Submissions will be blind peer-reviewed by a student editorial board. When submitting a paper, please indicate if it is a research paper or short analytic essay. Also, please indicate the primary discipline and any secondary discipline(s).

See for additional information. Questions and submissions should be sent to the DUSSJ faculty advisor, Professor Heath Henderson, at

— Heath Henderson, College of Business & Public Administration

Apply for a Summer 2021 travel seminar: Deadline Feb. 1

Interested in studying abroad this summer? Apply for a summer 2021 travel seminar! Applications are due by Feb. 1.

Summer 2021 travel seminars:

To apply for a travel seminar, visit Terra Dotta, Drake’s online application portal. Use your Drake ID and password to login.

For questions about a specific travel seminar, contact the course instructor. For general study abroad questions or issues with Terra Dotta, contact

— Nathan Jacobson, Education Abroad Coordinator