Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences Call for Papers
HSNS, a leading journal in the historiography of science, seeks high quality papers for review and possible publication.
Areas of particular interest include:
- Environmental Sciences
- Evolutionary Biology
- Natural history
- Molecular Biology
Submitted articles are expected to be well-researched, thoughtfully argued pieces that reach well beyond a descriptive narrative of a historical event or case study, and engage with the professional literature on the history of the natural sciences. Authors are asked to review HSNS author guidelines prior to submission.
Submissions and editorial inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sample issue and articles:
Joseph D. Martin
Bruce J. Hunt
Angela N. H. Creager
About the journal: Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences is a peer-reviewed journal that explores the history of the natural sciences as they have developed since the 18th century. HSNS offers in-depth articles on a wide range of scientific fields, their social and cultural histories and supporting institutions, including astronomy, geology, physics, genetics, natural history, chemistry, meteorology, and molecular biology. Widely regarded as a leading journal in the historiography of science and technology, HSNS increased its publication to five times per year in 2012 to expand its roster of pioneering articles and notable reviews by the most influential writers in the field.
About the Editor: Michael Gordin is Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Princeton University, where he specializes in the history of modern science. In 2013-4 he served as the inaugural director of the Fung Global Fellows Program. He came to Princeton in 2003 after earning his A.B. (1996) and his Ph.D. (2001) from Harvard University, and serving a term at the Harvard Society of Fellows. In 2011 he was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship and was named a Guggenheim Fellow. He has published on the history of science, Russian history, and the history of nuclear weapons. See the full editorial board.