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 2 (2019)

Complete Issue



Following the Newark, NJ Drinking Water Lead Crisis
Morgan Clauser (Gettysburg College)


The United States Love Affair with Maize: A National Security Issue?
Jared Kelly (University of California - Berkeley)


Managing Editors
Meira Ruben
Emily Wielk
Michael McHenry
Associate Editors
Kimberly Longfellow
Miranda Wisor
Jesse Shircliff
Josephine Rivera
Brendan Rothe
Jessica Laemle