We are Rice University's premier undergraduate journal of scholarship in domestic and international public policy, published by the James A. Baker III Institute of Public Policy. We publish short-form articles as well as long-form papers. 


Interested in Writing for RJPP? 

Submit short-form and long-form pieces to ricejpp@gmail.com! 

Submission Guides:

Short-Form Articles: 100o words or fewer. 

  • Research question/issue – choose anything that's important to you and relevant today!
  • Theory and background issues, hypothesis and/or policy change, rationale for change, the way forward and what to expect in the future
  • Sources in MLA format 

Long-Form Papers: 10-15 pages, double spaced. 

  • Must include a policy proposal that focuses on laws of public regulations
  • An abstract, background information, an analysis of why current policy is inadequate, an analysis of the appropriate course of policy action and its benefits and possible drawbacks, and a bibliography with diverse academic sources
  • Chicago Style

Editorial Board: 

  • Editor-in-Chief: Blake Coleman
  • Head Short-Form Editor: Conor Rork
  • Head Long-Form Editor: Nina Kalluri
  • Internal Sourcing Manager: Anson Tong
  • External Sourcing Manager: Owais Fazal
  • Design Team Head: Jennifer Fu

Contact Us

Email: ricejpp@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ricejpp/