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 
David Waldstreicher

Managing Editor 
Kate Tyler Wall 

Book Review Editors 
Jessica Choppin Roney
Whitney Martinko 

Editorial Assistants
Scott Flovin
Matt Grace 
Laura Michel

Rutgers University-Camden Honors College Undergraduate Editorial Interns
Haylee Dilugi
Mackenzie Dunbar
Abigail Poppke

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:

Jessica Choppin Roney
Book Reviews Co-Editor, Journal of the Early Republic 
Associate Professor of History 
Temple University 
1115 W. Polett Walk 
908 Gladfelter Hall 
Philadelphia, PA 19122

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

Rachel Hope Cleves, 
University of Victoria

Brian DeLay 
University of California, Berkeley

Kathleen Duval
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Laura Edwards 
Duke University 

Francois Furstenberg
Johns Hopkins University

David Gellman
DePauw University

John Craig Hammond 
Penn State New Kensington

Richard R. John
Columbia University

Ronald Angelo Johnson
Texas State University

Johann Neem
Western Washington University

Honor R. Sachs
University of Colorado

Christina Snyder
Penn State University

Amy Dru Stanley
University of Chicago

Beverly Tomek 
University of Houston

Michael Zakim
Tel Aviv University