The Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal (OUR Journal) is an open access undergraduate research journal at the University of Oregon. It showcases some of the best research and publications by UO undergraduate students across all disciplines.  OURJ is edited and produced by an undergraduate student editorial board, comprised of individuals with rich writing, editing, and research experience and who are passionate about the publication of undergraduate work.

2016-2017 Editorial Board:

Sandra Dorning – Chief Editor, Marine Biology

Patrick Dunham – Editor, Junior, Comparative Literature and Multimedia

Erik Gleim – Editor, Sophomore, Philosophy and English

Grieta King – Editor, Junior, Advertising and African Studies

Joshua Pearman – Editor, Freshman, Psychology

Amber Shackelford – Graphic Designer, Sophomore, Planning, Public Policy, and Management

Ainsley Taylor – Editor, Senior, Biology and Biochemistry

Jocelyn Taylor – Editor, Senior, Biology

Allison Zhou – Editor, Junior, Biology


Faculty Advisors

Barbara Jenkins, Libraries, University of Oregon
Kevin Dean Hatfield, History and Residence Life, University of Oregon


Lucy Gubbins, Founding Chief Editor
Drew Serres, Founding Editor
JQ Johnson, University of Oregon Libraries

If you are interested in submitting your work to OURJ, please see our Submissions page for details on requirements and deadlines. For further questions, please contact ourj@uoregon.edu.