The journal, which is published for the Center for Great Plains Studies, is edited by a faculty member from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and includes a distinguished international board of advisory editors.
Please visit the journal's website for the most up-to-date submission instructions.
Charles A. Braithwaite
Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Review Essays Editor
George E. Wolf
English, Emeritus, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Book Reviews Editor
Geography, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Melissa A. Amateis
William E. Farr
History, Emeritus, University of Montana
P. Jane Hafen
English, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Timothy J. Kloberdanz
Anthropology, North Dakota State University
Native American Studies, University of Arizona
Elizabeth Theiss Smith
Political Science, University of South Dakota
History and Ethnic Studies/Native American Studies, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
History, University of Denver
Sociology and Latino/Latin American Studies, University of Nebraska–Omaha
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