An Ongoing History Publication, NJ Studies is Hosted by Rutgers University Libraries

The New Jersey Historical Commission and Rutgers University Libraries, in partnership with Monmouth University, launched a new journal in June 2015 to publish the most recent scholarship and educational materials about New Jersey’s history and other subjects.

New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (New Jersey Studies) is available free of charge via Rutgers University Libraries. New Jersey Studies is published twice annually (Winter/Summer Editions). Contents include, but are not limited to, peer-reviewed history articles, invited talks, featured archival documents and artifacts, teachers’ guides, book and exhibit reviews, and more. New Jersey Studies also publishes select New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance award-winning student papers.

Author guidelines are available at the URL above. Queries may also be made, and articles submitted, directly to the editor, Melissa Ziobro, at Queries related to book reviews can go directly to our reviews editor, Dr. Jonathan Mercantini, at

As is customary, the New Jersey Studies – Winter 2018 Edition is loaded with an abundance of important, engaging, and diverse content. Check it out!


New Jersey Studies – Summer 2017 Edition

New Jersey Studies – Winter 2017 Edition

New Jersey Studies – Summer 2016 Edition

New Jersey Studies – Winter 2016 Edition



About the New Jersey Historical Commission

The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) is a state agency dedicated to the advancement of public knowledge and preservation of New Jersey history. Established by law in 1967, its work is founded on the fundamental belief that an understanding of our shared heritage is essential to sustaining a cohesive and robust democracy.