Footnotes: A Journal of History


About the Journal

Footnotes: A Journal of History presents original primary research and historiographical papers from the University of Arizona’s undergraduate and graduate students. We are a forum of publication for historical research in a cross-variety of fields of inquiry. University of Arizona history students are able to work with the journal as both editors and authors. Footnotes highlights the importance of history and its applications in our ever-changing world.

Contact Us 

If you are interested in submitting a paper or becoming an editor, please contact Johanne Harrigan, James Paules, or Zelin Pei, the journal's team of managing editors, or Professor Katherine Morrissey, the faculty affiliate. 

If you are interested in purchasing a copy of Footnotes for $10, please contact Frank Whitehead.

Submission Style Sheet

  1. Submission files are accepted in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  2. Authors are responsible for the accuracy of references and quotations. Authors should make sure they are correct, in substance and style.
  3. The text is double-spaced; uses Times New Roman 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  4. Citations and formatting follow the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, Notes-Bibliography System (footnotes). Where available, please provide URLs and DOIs for the references.


Want to read the articles digitally? You can download PDF from the official Footnotes UA History Journal website.


Vol 6 (2024)


Vol 5 (2021)


Vol 4 (2020)