The award-winning Journal of Women’s History is a quarterly, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by Johns Hopkins University Press that showcases the dynamic international field of women’s history. The JWH features cutting-edge scholarship from around the globe in all historical periods. Publication in the JWH is a mark of scholarly distinction. It offers clear evidence of a scholar’s ability to ask and answer compelling questions of general interest. We invite you to spend some time here. You’ll learn about where we have come from and where we are heading as a journal, as a discipline, and as a scholarly community.

Sad news

We have just learned the tragic news that Jean Quataert, the previous coeditor of the Journal of Women’s History, has died. She was a formidable scholar, and her friends and colleagues around the world will miss her. Please read her obituary here. A remembrance of her work in the historical profession will be forthcoming on this site.