Editorial Staff

The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies (ISSN: 2155-1103), is an open-access, refereed and nonprofit journal published by the Midwest World History Association. We do not charge fees of any type to authors, reviewers, or readers. Please check our Submission Guidelines page for information on our open-access policy and detailed instructions on style and formatting. Further information on the journal also available at: https://www.facebook.com/middlegroundjournal .


Chief Editor:

Jeanne E. Grant, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, Minnesota (chiefeditor@themiddlegroundjournal.com)


Justin Quinn Olmstead, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma

Birgit Schneider, Independent Historian, Barcelona, Spain

Julie K. Tanaka, Occidental College, Los Angeles, California

Assistant Editors:

Daniel Blumlo, Rock Valley College

Frank Zator, University of Chicago


Fabrizio Martino, Chulalongkorn University-Bangkok

Tristan Miguel Osteria, University of Santo Tomas

Edward Simmons, George Gwinnett College

Chief Intern

J. A. Bjork, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, Minnesota


Charles Dahl, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, Minnesota

Contributors are solely responsible for the opinions, analyses, and conclusions of their essays. The editors, MWWHA disclaim any responsibility for the opinions and analyses of the contributors and those who submit comments. We have made every effort to alert our contributors on the importance of respecting intellectual property rights. If one of our contributors has mistakenly submitted an image that is not open sourced, please email the Chief Editor and we will remove the image(s) immediately. The contributors are solely responsible for all of words and images they submit for publication.

Dr. Hong-Ming Liang served as the founding Chief Editor of The Middle Ground Journal from 2009 to 2019.

Privacy policy: The Middle Ground Journal is an open access, not for profit scholarly journal. We do not track, collect, distribute, or sell information from our contributors and readers.