Ex Post Facto

Ex Post Facto

Ex Post Facto is an academic journal produced by students of the Department of History at San Francisco State University and by members of the Kappa Phi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta. We publish once annually, at the end of every spring semester.

Copies of the 2016 issue of Ex Post Facto, Volume 25, are available in both the Department of History (SCI276) and The Lounge (SCI270).  Please feel free to pick up copy! We are very proud of this year's journal and the opportunity to share it with the academic community.

View Volume 25, 2016

View Volume 24, 2015

We have also begun digitizing the Ex Post Facto Archive, including the Journal of History project which kicked off this tradition. 


Each fall Ex Post Facto accepts submissions of historical essays, book reviews, and historiographies from any SF State student, and encourages undergraduate submissions. Every year the Jospeh Mullins Prize in History is awarded for both the best undergraduate and graduate student submission.

Undergraduate and graduate student editors can earn 0-3 credits per semester and learn valuable editing skills. The fall semester is primarily reading and reviewing the submissions to make your thoughtful recommendations to the managing editors as to whether or not the submission should be published. The spring semester is comprised of line editing and preparation for taking the journal to press.

The deadline for submissions to the 2017- 2018 volume are due by 3PM on Friday September 29.

Click here for a submission form or visit the History Department's main office in Science 276.

For more information caontact the editors at epf@sfsu.edu