Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Cascadia Review was created by undergraduates, for undergraduates, to showcase a new generation's interdisciplinary approach to environmental thought. The generous support from faculty, graduate students, practicing professionals, and administration is integral to establishing a venue for emerging scholars to demonstrate the high quality work done by undergraduate students who are passionate about environmental issues.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Submissions to the Cascadia Review are blind peer-reviewed by at least one instructor and one graduate student. These reviewers graciously share their time and expertise so that the Cascadia Review can select, guide, and publish the best of undergraduate research in the Cascadia region.




Publication Frequency

The Cascadia Review is published anually in the fall. The Call for Papers (listed in the Announcements section) is announced to all faculty and undergraduates in the spring term. Manuscripts are to be submitted online by the deadline noted in the announcement section of the website, and reviewed over the summer (July & August).


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...



Cascadia Review offers a platform for ambitious students to learn about the world of publishing as either potential authors or journal administrators.

Cascadia Review is hosted online by the University of Victoria and is indexed in a variety of notable databases.