International Studies Quarterly

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Edited By: Daniel H. Nexon, Giacomo Chiozza, Catherine Langlois, Alexander H. Montgomery, Abraham L. Newman, Leonard Seabrooke

Impact Factor: 1.705

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 13/85 (International Relations); 27/161 (Political Science)

Online ISSN: 1468-2478


Aims and Scope

International Studies Quarterly is the flagship journal of the International Studies Association. It seeks to publish leading scholarship that engages with significant theoretical, empirical, and normative subjects in international studies. For more detailed discussion of the the journal’s standards, please see our notes for contributors and referees.

International Studies Quarterly is published four times a year by Wiley. Individuals may obtain free access to the journal as a benefit of membership in the International Studies Association (ISA).

International Studies Quarterly is anchored at Georgetown University from 2014-2018, although manuscripts submitted to the current team will not begin to appear until the middle of 2015. Its Georgetown editors are faculty in the Department of Government, the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, and the McDonough School of Business. International Studies Quarterly’s online presence is hosted by the International Studies Association and anchored at American University’s School of International Service.

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