Journal Information

The Journal of the Early Republic is a quarterly journal committed to publishing the best scholarship on the history and culture of the United States in the years of the early republic (1776–1861). Published for the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic. SHEAR membership includes an annual subscription to the JER.

Editorial Board & Publication Staff

Andrew Shankman 
Johann N. Neem

Managing Editor 
Kate Tyler Wall 

Associate Editor for Critical Engagements
Jessica Choppin Roney

Book Review Editors 
Lindsay Schakenbach Regele
Kristin O'Brassill-Kulfan

Senior Editorial Assistant
Elena Telles Ryan

Editorial Assistants
Peter Munsterman
Rob Swanson

Social Media Editor 
Nora Slonimsky

Journal of the Early Republic
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-732-6200

Review materials should be sent to:

Lindsay Schakenbach Regele
Miami University History Department
Upham 254
100 Bishop Circle
Oxford, OH 45056

Please email the JER at if you are interested in reviewing books for the journal.  Under no circumstances will the JER agree to requests to review specific books.


Editorial Board

Mark Boonshoft, Virginia Military Institute 

Brandon Byrd, Vanderbilt University

David Gellman, DePauw University 

Jonathan Gienapp, Stanford University

Reeve Huston, Duke University 

Kellie Carter Jackson, Wellesley College 

Kay Wright Lewis, Howard University 

Julie Reed, Pennsylvania State University 

Samantha Seeley, University of Richmond

Rachel St. John, University of California, Davis 

Rosemarie Zagarri, George Mason University