Plains Anthropologist publishes manuscripts with a focus on anthropological theory, method, and practice as it pertains to the Great Plains in all categories (articles, reports, short contributions, and comments) that synthesize, integrate, and interpret anthropological knowledge of the Great Plains people and cultures. Manuscripts concerned with areas other than the Great Plains will be considered if they are of theoretical importance or if they bear upon problems of humans in Plains settings.

Authors interested in submitting a paper for consideration in Plains Anthropologist should submit directly online at Editorial Manager is used to peer review manuscript submissions.

How to Submit a Manuscript to Plains Anthropologist

Plains Anthropologist uses the SAA Style Guide in most instances, although please also refer to the Instructions for Authors available online for specific style guidelines to Plains Anthropologist.

PLEASE NOTE: The lead author of an article submitted for publication in Plains Anthropologist must be a member of the Society.

Information on membership can be found here.