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 will be accepted for Volume 8 (2022) in Summer 2021. First consideration for papers received by June 4, 2021. Papers will continue to be accepted for review through December 1, 2021. Any papers after that date will be considered for Volume 9 (2021). Further details about the guidelines for authors may be found on the Author Guidelines page.

Current Volume: Volume 7 (2021)


Volume 7 Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research Cover Art


Tara T. Lineweaver

Design Editor

Jennifer Coronado

Copy Editor

Stephanie Stringham

Inaugural Editor

Kenneth D. Colburn, Jr.

Volume 7 Reviewers

Andrew Levy
Mandy Hall
Joel Martin
Brian Day
Carol Reeves
Brian Giesler
William Walsh
Ania Spyra
Clare Carrasco
India Johnson
Rocky Colavito
Chris Bungard
Krista Cline
Tonya Bergeson
Kenneth Colburn
Brenda Quincy
Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh
Xianming Han
Shyam Sriram
William Rieber
Amy Peak