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About Essex Student Journal

The Essex Student Journal is an online multi-disciplinary academic journal, run by and for University of Essex students. The journal is dedicated to the publication of high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate writing and is committed to creating accessible and engaging content for a non-specialist readership. The Essex Student Journal encourages and celebrates student research by offering valuable early experience of academic publishing and the peer review process.


Latest News Posts

5 Reasons to Submit your Paper to the Essex Student Journal!

Posted by Dafni Kalatzi Pantera on 2021-11-12

     1. Strengthen your CV Publishing a paper can provide a level of professionalisation to your résumé. Your CV will be your first contact with prospective employers, and you need to give a good first impression. Having your work published on the Essex Student Journal boosts your CV, by highlighting the experiences and skills you [...]

We're looking for peer reviewers!

Posted by Dafni Kalatzi Pantera on 2021-10-26

Volunteering as a peer reviewer with the Essex Student Journal is a great opportunity to gain experience in the peer review process, a key aspect of an academic career. The Essex Student Journal operates a double blind peer review, meaning both the reviewer and the author remain anonymous throughout. This means you can feel confident in your judgements about the paper, and won’t have to worry [...]

Why Does Black History Month Matter?

Posted by Dafni Kalatzi Pantera on 2021-10-19

In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, the “Father of Black History”, sent out a press release to mark the first Black History Week in the US. After 1970 the event was expanded, and since 1976 every US president has officially designated February as Black History Month in the US. This particular month was chosen on purpose because it coincides with the births of former President Abraham Lincoln and [...]

Meet the new editor!

Posted by Dafni Kalatzi Pantera on 2021-10-04

Hello! My name is Dafni Kalatzi-Pantera and I am the new Student Journal Editor. I am a second year PhD student in the Department of Government, and I am particularly interested in environmental politics, public opinion, and political behaviour. I also hold a Bachelor of Political Science and History and a Master’s degree in International Management. Except from my love for research, I like [...]





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