About This Journal
The Purdue Historian is a peer-reviewed, open-access, scholarly publication developed and operated by members of the Nu Omega Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta. Chartered at Purdue University in 1974, Phi Alpha Theta is a national historical honor society with over 700 chapters across the United States. The Purdue Historian is a journal of undergraduate historical research that aims to provide a forum for the work of undergraduate historians. Articles published in the journal are exemplary papers that cover important historical events and incorporate original scholarly analysis. The journal is published annually in the spring and submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.