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International Journal of Security Studies

Call for Papers

Journal Submissions Are Open

The Institute for Leadership and Strategic Studies at the University of North Georgia and the University of North Georgia Press are accepting submissions for the inaugural issue of the International Journal of Security Studies (IJoSS).

Note: To submit your article, you will need to create a Digital Commons account.

About the Journal

IJoSS is an open access, online/print-on-demand, and peer-reviewed journal on Security Studies.

IJoSS will present national and international perspectives on security issues and studies.

By disseminating undergraduate and graduate research internationally, IJoSS seeks to facilitate students’ acquisition of knowledge from alternative viewpoints, allowing them to further develop critical thinking and problem-solving competencies required to lead in a complex world.

Topics of Interest

IJoSS is open to all aspects of Security Studies.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Civil-military relations
  • Conflict and peacebuilding
  • Economic and energy security
  • Environmental and food security
  • Epidemics and national and international security
  • Human and everyday security
  • Leadership and crisis leadership
  • Strategy and warfare
  • Technology and weapons security

Submission Guidelines


  • Completely original unpublished article (8-30 pages in length: excluding graphics, footnotes, and reference and citation pages)
  • Append one-page synopsis/abstract (250 words max) containing information of the general content and the significance to the field
  • Read, complete, and send the appropriate journal submission agreement
  • Authors must also provide a biography between 100-300 words

Read IJoSS's complete submission guidelines.

Submissions without all the appropriate documents will not be reviewed.

Contact the Press

Please email any additional questions to

Book Proposals

Submissions Are Open

Learn more about submitting a nonfiction or fiction book proposal.

Service-Learning Component

As a service-learning press, any proposal or manuscript may be used in UNG’s publishing courses as publishing project examples. Our areas, particularly trade fiction, offer students a wide range of experiential learning opportunities.

If you do not want to participate in this service-learning component of the press, then please let us know in your initial query.

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