Journal of Leadership, Politics, and Society

A Call for Essays

The Dialectics: Journal of Leadership, Politics, and Society, a refereed, multidisciplinary online journal devoted to scholarship and discourse, is currently accepting high quality essays on issues of public importance. We search for papers that have a single thesis, are focused, identify significant societal and global issues, and offer creative solutions or specific recommendations for addressing the challenges. Students from institutions in the United States or abroad are cordially invited to submit their work for review.


  • Length: 2,000 to 5,000 words;

  • Cover page: title, the author’s name, a short biographical sketch, and full contact details;

  • Writing style: clear, concise, engaging and informal, written for the general public;

  • Citation style: the American Psychological Association (APA) style (You will find more on APA style requirements here);

  • Deadline: Papers will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please submit essays to dialectics @ psu. edu in Microsoft Word attachment format, with “Dialectics Submission” in the subject line.

Review Process:

The editor and and a panel of referees will conduct a rigorous review of the submissions to select the essays for publication. Authors are advised that by submitting their essays to the Journal, they agree to subject their work to substantial editing, should their submission be selected for publication.

For more information, please contact:

Sa l ar Gh ahra mani


The Dialectics

E-mail: s alar @ psu. edu

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