Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research

The Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research publishes original, scholarly research undertaken by undergraduates from any college or university. BJUR builds upon and strengthens Butler’s commitment to quality undergraduate research by providing an outlet for the publication of outstanding undergraduate scholarship across the humanities, social and natural sciences.

Submission of original, scholarly research articles is open to undergraduates from any accredited college and university. For further information, see the Mission Statement.

Submissions are currently being accepted for Volume 3 (2017). First consideration for papers received by May 18, 2016; second round of review for papers received through September 30, 2016; and a third round for consideration, space permitting, for papers received by December 1, 2016. Any papers after that date will be considered for Volume 4 (2018). Further details about the guidelines for authors may be found on the Author Guidelines page.

Current Volume: Volume 2 (2016)



Virginity and Guilt Differences Between Men and Women
Caitlin M. Lipman and Alexis J. Moore


Inaugural Editor

Kenneth D. Colburn, Jr.

Associate Editor

Tara T. Lineweaver

Design & Copy Editor

Franny Gaede

Editorial Advisory Board

Vivian Deno
Lee Garver
Nat Hauck
Mary Kelton
Chad Knoderer
Robert Padgett
Carolyn Richie
Marilyn Strawbridge
Mindy Welch
Anne Wilson
Hongjiang Xu

Volume 2 Reviewers

Jess Butler
Rose Campbell
Krista Cline
Elise Edwards
Lee Garver
Brian Giesler
Stuart Glennan
Nat Hauck
Terri Jett
Joel Martin
Susan Neville
Ali O'Malley
Su-Mei Ooi
Bob Padgett
Lindsay Saum
Sholeh Shahrokhi
Andy Stoehr