AMST 5113 Interdisciplinary Research in American Studies

Students will write a master’s thesis or an article suitable for publication.


Interdisciplinary Research

Welcome to the research guide for Interdisciplinary Research in American Studies. The resources in this guide are designed to help you make this class a success.

See below for course information and resources for publishing your research.

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Course Information

AMST 5113 Interdisciplinary Research in American Studies

Course Description

Applying principles they have learned in AMST 5103, students in this course will either write a master’s thesis prospectus and two thesis chapters or will write a research article for publication in Civitas: The Journal of Citizenship Studies (or another academic journal) by developing the interdisciplinary research skills needed in the academic field of American Studies.


  • AMST 5103

Course Catalog Information

Required Textbook

This is for your information only. The campus library does not stock textbooks.

Where to Publish

If you write an article for your class project, you need to consider where to publish.

Here, find the information for Civitas, a journal published by NWOSU. Also see the MLA Directory of Periodicals, which indexes a wide range of journals, complete with their publication information and submission details.

Best Bets

The following can help you start your research.

Because of the eclectic nature of this field of research, the resources recommended below are extremely cursory. See the Recommended Resources tab for more extensive lists of suggested materials.


American Studies at Northwestern

These links will take you to official NWOSU university pages.