Research Article Submissions
The journal welcomes submissions under the broad umbrella of educational biography. We include research into the lives of educators and those whose lives are educative, including traditional biographical accounts as well as additional biographical methods such as narrative, oral history, autobiography, ethnography, autoethnography, self-study. we are accepting submissions on any topic related to lives that are educative and educator's lives. For past CFP examples and issues, please see the VS Archives.

All manuscripts must be prepared according to the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition). Note that Vitae Scholasticae: The Journal of Educational Biography uses the Notes method rather than the Author-Date method. Please consult the Style Guidelines for more information.

Manuscripts should be a maximum of 30 pages in length (including references), double-spaced, in 12-point font, and have a 1″ margin on all sides. Authors should submit manuscripts electronically in Microsoft Word file format. All identifying information (author’s name, affiliation, position, fax number, and e-mail address) should be submitted in a separate electronic file.

Identifying information should not appear in the manuscript in order to ensure impartial review. Manuscripts are reviewed anonymously by at least two members of the Editorial Board or affiliates. All submissions are acted upon as quickly as possible. Usually, decisions are made within 3 months. All statements of fact or points of view in articles are the responsibility of authors and do not represent any official position of the International Society for Educational Biography.

Direct manuscript submissions to

Other ways to contact Dr. Bailey -
Lucy E. Bailey (She/Her/Hers)
Editor, VS: The Journal of Educational Biography
Oklahoma State University
215 Willard Hall
Stillwater Ok 74074