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Manuscripts are accepted at any time.

JSSHE is published 2 - 3 times per year.

A peer-reviewed online academic journal sponsored by The Texas Council for the Social Studies and The University of Houston


Cameron White, PhD
Professor – Social Education / Curriculum and Instruction
University of Houston


The Journal of Social Studies and History Education seeks to transform teaching and learning of social studies and history through the dissemination of critical and scholarly educational research. The journal will contain relevant articles, academic book reviews, editorials, columns, and other resources.


The Journal of Social Studies and History Education is a peer-reviewed academic journal published 2 – 3 times per year. We seek manuscripts that address issues and document research tied to social studies and history education - in pre-service teacher education, in-service teaching and learning, and professional development. Specific themes are announced for the upcoming academic year. We seek manuscripts from educators at all levels with the understanding that an academic focus be the design.


Manuscripts should be submitted as an attachment to the editor via email at The author’s name and contact information should be placed only on the title page. The manuscript should be in Microsoft Word, 12pt font, double spaced, numbering at least 15 pages (not including title page or references). References should be in APA style.

University of Houston

The University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city. UH is the second most ethnically diverse major research university in the United States.

Texas Council for the Social Studies

“The purpose of this organization shall be to improve the teaching of the social studies in Texas schools, to encourage research, experimentation, and investigation in educational fields; to hold public discussions and programs; to sponsor the publication of desirable articles, reports, and surveys; and to integrate the efforts of all who have similar purposes through cooperative activities that advance education in social studies.”

Initial Themes

Social Studies and History Education for the 21st Century

Critical Approaches to Social Studies and History Education

Multiple Perspectives in Social Studies and History Education

Social Studies, History, and Civic Engagement