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Presidential Studies Quarterly

pub_Presidential_Studies_QuarterlyPresidential Studies Quarterly (PSQ) - ISSN 0360-4918 - is the only scholarly journal that focuses on the President of the United States. An indispensable resource for understanding the U.S. Presidency, Presidential Studies Quarterly offers articles, features, review essays, and book reviews covering Presidential decision making; the operations of the White House; Presidential relations with Congress, the courts, the bureaucracy, the public, and the press; and the President's involvement in public policy issues in both the domestic and international arenas.

The award-winning PSQ is published by the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress and edited by a distinguished Presidential scholar George C. Edwards III. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing issues the journal four times annually in March, June, September, and December. The publication is available online as well as in print.

PSQ is widely viewed by scholars and professionals as an indispensable resource for understanding the Presidency. PSQ's insightful and thought-provoking authors are distinguished scholars and professionals in political science, history, and communications, including:

Richard Neustadt
John Kessel
Robert Ivie
Stephen Skowronek
Robert Shapiro
Charles O. Jones
David Lowery
Louis Fisher
Joel Aberbach
Bert Rockman
Douglas Brinkley
Terry Moe
Samuel Kernell
Paul Light
Karen Hult
Fred Greenstein
Martha Kumar
Martin Medhurst
Ernest May
Gary Jacobson
Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Jon Krosnick

Blind Reviewed Articles
PSQ evaluates submitted research by a double blind peer review process that ensures readers receive only the highest-quality, objective scholarship. Editorial board members include some of the finest scholars and professionals in the discipline.

Timely Research
Presidential Studies Quarterly not only brings the latest scholarly research and thinking about the Presidency but also discusses topics that are of current interest to the field in its features on "The Polls," "The Law," "The Contemporary Presidency," and "Source Material."

A Respected Resource
Presidential Studies Quarterly articles are widely disseminated. Articles are abstracted and/or indexed in ABC-CLIO; ABC POL SCI, Historical Abstracts; America: History and Life; United States Political Science Documents; University of Pittsburgh Press; Sage Public Administration Abstracts; Human Resources Abstracts; Sage Urban Studies Abstracts; Sage Family Studies Abstracts; Communication Abstracts; Temple University; Political Science Abstracts; International Political Science Abstracts; Academy Abstracts; Social Science Source; Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin; and the ABC POL SCI Advance Bibliography of Contents.

Wiley-Blackwell Publishing also provides reprint services for individual articles.

Please see the PSQ Contributors page to learn how to contribute articles, suggest book reviews and offer critical responses to PSQ articles.


Staff Contact
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