The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia: Call for Authors

The editors of The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia seek to make 50 additional assignments to complete the current phase of expansion. Now is the time to add your expertise to a resource used daily by teachers and students, journalists, scholars, and general readers.

Call for authors
To join more than 350 leading and emerging scholars who have already contributed to this peer-reviewed, digital-first project, let us know your choice of topics.

View the list of available assignments here.

Authors will have the opportunity to select feasible deadlines between January and March 2017 and will have the option of volunteering or receiving modest stipends. Prospective authors must have expertise in their chosen subjects demonstrated by previous publications and/or advanced training in historical research.

To express interest, please send an email describing your qualifications and specifying topics of interest to the editor-in-chief, Charlene Mires, cmires@camden.rutgers.edu. No attachments, please. Graduate students, please include the name and email address of an academic reference.

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia’s expansion is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, and Poor Richard’s Charitable Trust. The scope of the project includes the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding region of southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey, and northern Delaware.

Guidelines for writers:
http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/about/guidelines-for-writers/
Roster of authors:
http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/category/authors/
Editors and staff:
http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/about/editors/

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