What kinds of articles are published in OHQ?
Generally the longest in any issue, presenting a thesis and supporting evidence and narrative about a significant aspect of the past
Oregon voices and Oregon places
Generally shorter and focused on a person or place
Reproductions with introductions to give context
Showcases underutilized collections, research tools, and research processes
Local history spotlights
Highlight projects focused on local history across oregon
Focus is on images, with lengthy captions and introductory context
Review and reflection essays
In which authors reflect on their own books or review a group of books
Who are OHQ authors?
Anyone willing and able to do the work to bring a manuscript through peer review!
What do we look for in OHQ manuscripts?
Does it contain new information about, or new perspectives on, the past?
Does it engage with what we already know? Is it taking part in the conversation?
Does it clearly relate the effects of specific decisions and actions by individuals or groups of people?
Does it answer the most important question: WHY DOES THIS MATTER?
OHQ is the vanguard of Oregon history!
Through OHQ, niche obsessions become the building blocks of knowledge about Oregon's past.
Submissions and Advertising
Please see the Information for Authors pdf below for submission guidelines and contacts.
Sarah Harris, Rose Tucker Fellow
Photo and Editorial Research
Katrine Barber, Book Review Editor
Editorial Advisory Board
Peter Boag, Washington State University
Jennifer Fang, Japanese American Museum of Oregon and University of Portland
Laura Ferguson, High Desert Museum
Natalia Fernández, Oregon State University
James Harrison, Portland Community College (emeritus)
Audie Huber, Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation
Robert Kentta (Siletz), Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Angie Morrill (Klamath Tribes), Portland Public Schools
Chelsea Rose, Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology
Carmen Thompson, Portland Community College and Portland State University