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A Journal of Undergraduate Social Science

News and Announcements

SOAR is proud to announce its inaugural call for papers! Please download the flyer and share it with any and all who may be interested in publishing their work with us. Our goal is to produce our first issue in the spring of 2017. Deadline for submissions is April 1, 2017 to be considered for the first issues. Though we are based out of SUNY Oneonta, any undergraduate student in the world is eligible to submit work, including those who recently graduated (within one year). Colloborations with faculty are welcome, provided the first author is a student.

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Mission Statement

SOAR is SUNY Oneonta's open access undergraduate social science journal. This selective peer-reviewed forum is student-run and faculty-advised. The primary goal is to provide undergraduate students from any university with an outlet for publishing rigorous academic research.

About SOAR

In September of 2016, four undergraduate students working with Dr. Gregory Fulkerson, created SOAR (SUNY Oneonta Academic Research), an undergraduate social science research journal. Founding and succeeding members develop scholastic leadership, experience real life career rehearsal, and practice scholarly writing. SOAR will always remain student-run and faculty-advised to ensure the integrity of the journal, and uphold our commitment to student growth and experience. To ensure a collaborative experience at SOAR, new team members are mentored one on one by previous members. Although SOAR takes article submissions from any university, our editorial board is SUNY Oneonta based. If you are interested in joining SOAR as an editor or peer reviewer, please contact us at

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