Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics

Welcome to the Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics, a journal of undergraduate research in political science and government.


The editorial team from the Sigma Upsilon chapter at Elon University is thrilled to release their sixth issue: Volume XXIII, No. 2, Fall 2023!

This issue features the work of three undergraduate authors:

Ideological Extremity of Campaign Rhetoric: Analyzing Uncompetitive Candidates in the 2022 Midterms
Gretchen Ellis, St. Olaf College

Stop Crying Lone Wolf: Shifting the Narrative of “Incels” and Their Role in Domestic Terrorism
Sara Miller, Tulane University

Violations of the Laws of War: The Origins of War Crimes and the Torture at Abu Ghraib
Emma Hippler, University of Portland

The Journal welcomes submissions from undergraduates of any class or major; submissions from Pi Sigma Alpha members are especially encouraged. The Editorial Board routinely receives honors theses, senior seminar projects, capstone projects, and other original research papers produced in or out of class.

Please see the following website for more information on submitting to the Journalwww.elon.edu/u/academics/arts-and-sciences/political-science/psa-journal

Past issues of the journal can be found here