The EvoS Journal: NEEPS 2021 Special Issue Submission Guide

Submissions and Timelines for the Special Issue of The EvoS Journal: Virtual NEEPS XIV 2021 (Online)!

EvoS Journal: The Journal of the Evolutionary Studies Consortium is proud to publish a special issue highlighting research presented at the 14th-annual NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society Conference (held online).

The deadline for initial submissions is October 30th, 2021.

Please see below for deadlines and details relating to these special issues.

  1. Submit Manuscripts (Deadline: October 30th, 2021)
    1. Option 1: Submit manuscripts in APA style via the Submissions Portal
      1. Enter in the asked information, following the prompt
      2. Select ‘Special Issue’ for NEEPS XIV submissions.
      3. Attach Cover Letter, Title Page, Masked Manuscript, etc.
      4. Click ‘Submit’
      5. Alternatively, you may submit your materials via email. See Option 2 right below.
    2. Option 2: Email completed masked manuscripts in APA style along with a title page to the special issue and EvoS general submission editors.
      1. NEEPS 2021 Special Issue Editors:
        1. Michael J. Frederick (
        2. Richard H Holler (
      2. Only the title page should include author names, acknowledgements, affiliations, etc. to be reflected in the final publication.
      3. The subjects of these emails should include the first author’s surname and “et al.” if applicable) and a short form of the title.
    3. Click here for basic author guidelines.
  2. Manuscripts Sent to Reviewers (Deadline:November 30th, 2021)
  3. First Round of Decisions Sent to Authors (Deadline: February 28th, 2022)
    1. Reviewers will submit completed reviews to the editors, who will send initial decisions regarding submissions to authors.
    2. Click here for basic reviewer guidelines.
  4. Authors re-submit if Designated for Revision (Deadline: April 11th, 2022)
  5. Final Decision Letters Sent to Authors (Deadline: April 30th, 2022)
  6. Special Issues to be Finalized and Published (Target: May 30th, 2022)

You may direct any timeline, standard article submission, or troubleshooting questions to the Editor-in-Chief, Michael Frederick (