Gettysburg Social Sciences Review is an open access, peer-reviewed, undergraduate research journal that is dedicated to providing a forum for undergraduate students to develop and share critical research and writing in the Social Sciences. We encourage submissions from a wide spectrum of topics relevant to the Social Sciences. The journal seeks to advance the mission of Gettysburg College by fostering exchanges of ideas across disciplines to promote critical thought and active participation while highlighting the academic contributions of undergraduate research.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1 (2019)

Complete Issue



Mapping Wilderness Character in Adams County, Pennsylvania
Alyssa J. Kaewwilai (Gettysburg College)


Zero Waste on Instagram Through the Lens of Precautionary Consumption
Michelle Murphy (University of California, Los Angeles)


Contentious Politics in China: Authoritarian Resilience
Chang-Dae David Hyun (University of Toronto)


Managing Editor
Jesse Shircliff
Tien Dao
Emily Wielk
Associate Editors
Kimberly Longfellow
Miranda Wisor
Emma Stejbach
Josephine Rivera
Meira Ruben
Jessica Laemle
Brendan Rothe