1. What is your email adress?
2. What is your name as you would like it to appear in the byline for your article?
3. What is the topic on which you wish to submit an essay?
4. Please provide an abstract outlining the main points of your
article,or if you prefer, include the complete article here. (If you wish to submit proposals for several related articles, you may list them individually
here, rather than filing separate forms for each.
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provide a brief biography as you would like it to appear in the Contributors' Index in the event that your article is accepted. (Your biography must begin with your name as written under 1 above. It should be written in the third person. Include mention of any particular qualifications that make you an authority on your topic(s). Include your institutional affiliation, if applicable.
(See sample biographies below.) Your biography is considered by the Editorial
Board when making decisions, so please take it seriously. You may also
include links to your own homepage and/or your institutional affiliation
in your biography. If you should choose to do so, please provide the necessary
URLs.) If you have written other scholarly articles relating to the topic you will be writing about, please include a short bibliography.
6. If your article is accepted, you will be given an invitation to join the Editorial Board of ORB as an Associate Member. The Editorial Board's principal role is to accept or reject article proposals for the encyclopedia, though some Board members may opt for a higher level of involvement. The Board is administrated over email. If your article is accepted, will you wish to join the Editorial Board? (If you answer yes to this question, your name will be added to the mailing list.)
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11. Do you welcome questions, comments and/or
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