Presidential Studies Quarterly evaluates submitted original research by a double-blind peer review process to ensure readers receive only the highest-quality, objective scholarship. The editorial board includes some of the finest scholars and professionals in the discipline.

PSQ does not consider manuscripts submitted simultaneously to other journals or those exceeding 50 standard pages (approx. 250 words per page).

Critical Responses to articles published in Presidential Studies Quarterly are welcome. They should be no longer than eight pages in length, including footnotes and references.

We regret that we cannot accept any unsolicited book reviews or book review essays.

Manuscripts should be submitted via email to

PSQ requires that all submissions include:

    1. a cover letter addressed to the editor, George C. Edwards III, which contains a full professional address, phone number, and email address of the author(s)
  1. two versions of the manuscript, one with the author’s name(s) and one as an anonymous manuscript; both versions should be in Microsoft Word format and include an approximately 100-word abstract

Specific formatting guidelines for manuscript submissions can be found here.

More information about book reviews can be found here.

For questions, please contact the Managing Editor, Tyler McCormick, at: