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TXSTUR Editor Application


The Texas State Undergraduate Research Journal is a multi-discipline and peer-reviewed academic journal that highlights undergraduate research.

  • The application process includes a brief test for grammar, spelling, and punctuation, as well as a short essay to be edited for content structure and clarity.
  • Applicants may be subject for interview by co-managing editors Rachel Freeman and Sawyer Click.


Editors are responsible for managing content production for at least one submitted undergraduate essay over the academic year. The editorial board cycles over a year but the work picks up in the spring semester. Editors are encouraged to work with research relative to their fields of interest.

TXSTUR Editing Process at a Glance:

  • Editor initially edits the submitted research paper.
  • Editor meets with the author to go over edits.
  • Author makes the edits.
  • Faculty reviewer reads paper for clarity and content accuracy.
  • Editor reviews the paper for a final time.
  • Co-managing editors read through the research and compile the journal.

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