Submission Guidelines

Call for Submissions

The Columbia Public Policy Review offers analysis and critical insight on today’s most pressing policy challenges; we aim to be an outlet for thoughtful and provocative pieces on current events and contentious issues.

CPPR is always seeking insightful and engaging pieces from students and experts in the field. Original posts, as well as previously-written work for Columbia University courses, are welcome.

All submissions are subject to edits by the CPPR Board.

How to Submit

Please fill out this form or e-mail your submission to


  • Content: We are open to, and publish, a range of content styles including interviews with experts, opinion pieces, and analytical essays. 
  • Word count: Submissions for the blog will be edited to approximately 500-2000 words in length; print journal pieces generally fall in the same range.
  • Citation style: Chicago Style Guide, with Author Date citations.
  • Target audience: The style is generally academic and readable by any educated layperson.

Please contact with any further questions or comments.