The West Point Press is the publishing arm of the United States Military Academy at West Point. It embodies and advances the Academy’s mission and core values by publishing practical knowledge to students, scholars, and leaders around the world.
The Press disseminates knowledge via peer reviewed monographs and journals, digital textbooks, white papers, articles, reports, proceedings, and podcasts. The Press’ monographs and journals are platinum open access.
The Press is a partner for USMA faculty and staff wishing to disseminate the results of their research. However, the Press publishes work from scholars regardless of institutional affiliation.
Content published under the West Point crest reflects a commitment to the highest standards of scholarship. Below are a few of the journals published by the West Point Press. The full list of publications carrying the Press’ imprint can be found at: www.westpointpress.com
Report is an open-access undergraduate journal based in the Department of History at the United States Military Academy. The journal is published annually by the West Point Press and edited by a team of undergraduate students and faculty advisors. The journal provides a platform to showcase the historical scholarship produced by undergraduate authors. The journal accepts and encourages submissions from undergraduate students at West Point, other service academies, colleges, and universities. Submissions must be related to the field of history (broadly defined).
The West Point Journal of Politics and Security (WPJPS) is an undergraduate journal based in the Department of Social Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy (West Point). Published annually online, it aims to be the premiere publication in the United States for undergraduate research on topics germane to U.S. and international political and security interests, broadly defined. To that end, WPJPS showcases innovative undergraduate research from West Point and non-West Point undergraduates, primarily situated in political science and security studies, but extending into economics, history, sociology, and area studies.