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Journal of Homeland and National Security Perspectives

The Journal of Homeland and National Security Perspectives (JHNSP) is Angelo State University’s exclusive journal of the Department of Security Studies and Criminal Justice and a component of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Security Studies.

This student-led peer-reviewed journal is intended for Homeland and National Security studies’ students, practitioners, researchers, scholars, policymakers, theorists and others interested in homeland and national security issues to express their opinions. JHNSP is published once annually during the fall. If you are interested in submitting a manuscript for JHNSP review, please see our submission guidelines and formatting requirements below.

Substantive Guidelines

The Journal of Homeland and National Security Perspectives (JHNSP) seeks to publish articles that are analytical, carefully researched arguments that improve and contribute to the discourse on important issues and perspective surrounding homeland and national security. Authors’ arguments should be well-reasoned, carefully and clearly constructed, well-documented, and should include counterpoints to the argument/s. Submissions that are only descriptive in nature, do not contribute to or expand the body of knowledge on the topic, or that fail to provide new insights or substantive knowledge to the literature, will not be accepted.

Structural Guidelines

Authors are responsible for ensuring that their manuscripts conform to the journal style before submitting.

Formatting Requirements

Peer-Review Process

All manuscripts are subject to an initial evaluation by the editor. If the editor-in-chief finds the manuscript to be suitable for consideration, the manuscript will go through a peer-review process where at least two anonymous expert reviewers will review the manuscript and provide comments for the author/s to address, where necessary.

Submit a Manuscript

Please email your properly formatted Word document manuscripts to the Editor-in-Chief at: eduardo.martinez@angelo.edu.