Requirements for Submission

The submissions period for the Winter 2015 Issue is now closed. VPR will accept submissions on a rolling basis for our Fall 2015 Issue.

Research Article: These articles are typically longer and reflect some kind of research in a particular policy area of interest.  It can be an empirical analysis of a government program or perhaps a case study of some kind.  They can take a position, make recommendations or suggest specific improvements to a particular program or policy. Length may vary, but they must be no longer than 7000 words.  Please also include an abstract no longer than 250 words and a short biography on each author no longer than 100 words.

Commentary/Op-ed:  These entries are generally shorter and are intended to reflect different perspectives on a particular issue.  These articles should take a position on a particular topic.  They must be no longer than 2000 words.  Please include a short biography no longer than 100 words on each author(s).

Citations: Citations must follow the APA Citation Style. Please use in-text citations with a reference list at the end. For help, see the manual’s quick guide.

Remember to:
1. Use the font Times New Roman.
2. Double-space your submission.
3. Follow the APA Citation Style for all endnote citations.
4. Convert all your citations to in-text, parenthetical style.