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Contexts: Undergraduate Anthropology Journal

“Contexts is an annual publication comprised of scholarly articles and reviews (book, film, art, and event reviews) written by Stanford undergraduates in all academic fields. The mission of Contexts is to provide a forum for students to share, discuss, and reflect upon social issues in a manner that demonstrates anthropological thought and modes of inquiry. CONTEXTS is published electronically on the web, with print issues released annually. For current as well as previous issues of undergrad journal, please see Undergrad Journal. For question, comments or to get involved please visit or email

The Cutting Edge: Stanford’s Undergraduate Education Research Journal 

The Cutting Edge is Stanford University's undergraduate educational research journal. It is a platform where students can publish their research papers, opinions, fictional works, or other pieces pertaining to education. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis, and we are looking for all sorts of stories with an educational focus. Find submission guidelines here.


Embodied is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal focusing on themes of feminism, gender, and sexuality. Founded in 2021, Embodied is a student-run initiative dedicated to facilitating discussion, inquiry, and scholarship in this historically overlooked field. The journal publishes original research, as well as academic papers, features, editorials, creative writing, and multimedia pieces. It welcomes submissions from undergraduates and co-terminal students at all academic institutions. Submission is not exclusive to Stanford affiliates.

Grace: Global Review of AI Community Ethics

GRACE: Global Review of AI Community Ethics is a new peer-reviewed, international journal at Stanford University, funded by the NSF. An open-access journal, indexed in Google Scholar, GRACE offers a unique intellectual forum for AI Ethics practitioners to share their work.

Herodotus Journal

“This journal is dedicating to preserving and showcasing the best undergraduate work of Stanford University's Department of History, selected through a process of peer review.”

Intersect: The Stanford Journal of Science, Technology and Society

“Intersect is an international Science, Technology, and Society research journal run by undergraduate students at Stanford University and supported by the Program in STS. It welcomes undergraduate, graduate, and PhD submissions at the intersection of history, culture, sociology, art, literature, business, law, health, and design with science and technology. The journal's submissions are not exclusive to Stanford affiliates and generally span several continents. Several students have published revisions of their PWR 1 RBAs in this journal, including Max David Mellin and Cindy Zang Liu. Intersect publishes three times during each academic year at Stanford: at the end of Autumn, Winter, and Spring quarters. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.”

Machina, Symbolic Systems Journal

This isn’t exactly your classic academic journal. We’re looking for high quality submissions that excite people about SymSys and SymSys-related topics – your well-written PHIL 182 class paper, an excerpt from your short story about the metaverse, your art, etc!

Probe Magazine

“Probe is a student-run, peer-edited journal that publishes work at the intersection of biology, art, and technology. Topics may include but are not limited: debates in bioscience, biological breakthroughs, and medical technology.”


“Rewired is a digital magazine where technology and society meet. We're committed to curating stories that amplify diverse perspectives and bridge disciplines. We're a community of Stanford undergrads and postdocs in fields ranging from philosophy to anthropology to political science. Together, we're leading a cultural shift in the way Stanford thinks about technology.”

Stanford Economic Review

“The Stanford Economic Review is Stanford University’s only undergraduate economics publication. For almost a decade, we have published incredible empirical research papers from undergraduate students across the globe, serving as a medium to amplify the voices of some of the world’s brightest minds. Since 2021, our publication has also been accepting qualitative pieces about modern economic issues for the commentary section of our website. We publish one journal issue each academic year and publish commentary pieces on our website throughout the year. Please see the ‘Submit’ section of our website for more details about the submission requirements, and please reach out to us at if you have any thoughts, comments, questions, or concerns.”

Stanford Journal of Public Health

The Stanford Journal of Public Health (SJPH) is an annual, student-led publication centered at Stanford University dedicated to connecting different players in the public health community — inviting undergraduate students, graduate scholars, and distinguished experts — to discuss central conversations revolving around public health. The Journal features a multi-faceted approach to public health issues and is divided into three sections:

  • Exploration and innovation: showcases cutting-edge research on current public health issues and outcomes; spotlights potential tools for public health enhancement and profiles practice-based approaches to public health.
  • Governance: introduces potential and current systemic policy-based public health approaches
  • Reflections: a space for personal narratives and experiences related to public health journeys and stories.

We seek to provide those at Stanford and at other peer universities to engage in these discussions and introduce new research by contributing to the Journal. The Journal offers interested individuals the opportunity for tangible contributions to the public health sector and simultaneously raises awareness of relevant critical issues in community health.

Stanford Politics

“We welcome topics ranging from art and culture to technology or social justice...we welcome strong, provocative writing backed by insightful analysis, original reporting or personal experience, and pitches can, of course, be inspired by academic work you have done. We are a non-partisan publication, which does not mean that what we publish cannot be ideological, but rather means we welcome perspectives from anywhere on the political spectrum. Stanford Politics aspires to illuminate important issues that people may not be aware of, contribute new and unique ideas to existing discussions or debates and provide thought-provoking challenges to, or critiques of, conventional wisdom.”

Stanford Undergraduate Law Review (SULR)

The Stanford Undergraduate Law Review (SULR) is a student-run legal publication focusing on law and civil liberties. The Online Journal will feature shorter pieces and a looser structure than past SULR issues. We accept submissions focused on civil liberties, civil rights law, or policy of about 3-4 pages from undergraduate students at Stanford University. Students are encouraged to submit think pieces, past essays, reflections, studies, and anything in between.

The Stanford Undergraduate Research Journal (SURJ)

“Founded in 2001, the Stanford Undergraduate Research Journal (SURJ) is an annual, peer-reviewed publication of research articles from all academic fields. The mission of SURJ is to encourage, recognize, and reward intellectual activity beyond the classroom, while providing a forum for the exchange of research and ideas. Our journal is run entirely by a staff team of Stanford undergraduate students, led by two Editors-in-Chief. SURJ primarily publishes work produced by Stanford undergraduates, but also publishes papers from well-qualified students at other institutions. All submitted papers undergo review by SURJ’s team of editors, who subsequently deliberate and select the best submitted papers for publication.”