Editorial Board

Editor in Chief

Nukhet Sandal

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is Associate Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at Ohio University. Her research focuses on religion, peace and conflict studies, and international relations theory. She is the author of Religious Leaders and Conflict Transformation and, with Jonathan Fox, Religion and International Relations Theory. She has also published numerous articles and book chapters. At the International Studies Association, Sandal served as the Chair of Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration as well as the Religion and International Relations sections. She was also the program co-chair of the 2019 Annual Convention in Toronto. 

Renée Marlin-Bennett

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(Editor in Chief 2017-2019) is Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of Knowledge Power: Intellectual Property, Information, and Privacy (2004) and Food Fights: International Regimes and the Politics of Agricultural Trade Disputes (1993), as well as the editor of Alker and IR: Global Studies in an Interconnected World (2011). She has also published numerous articles and book chapters. Prof. Marlin-Bennett conducts research on the global politics of science and technology, on embodiment and international relations, and on the nature of power. From 1987 to 2007, she served on the faculty of International Relations at the School of International Service, American University. 

Editorial Board

Victor Asal

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is the director of the Center for Policy Research and a professor in the Department of Political Science at the Rockefeller College, University at Albany SUNY. His key areas of research focus on the choices of violence by nonstate actors, the causes of political discrimination by states against different groups, and the use of simulations in pedagogy. From 2015 to 2019 Asal was chair of the Department of Public Administration and Policy. Asal is a research associate of the National Center for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START Center) at the University of Maryland. He has been involved in research projects funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Department of Homeland Security, National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research. His research has been published in, among other titles, the Journal of Politics, International Organization, Comparative Politics, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, Studies in Terrorism and Conflict, The Journal of Peace Research. He also currently serves as the editor of the Journal of Political Science Education.

Soumita Basu

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is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the South Asian University, New Delhi. She has published on gender, security and the United Nations in edited volumes as well as journals, including International Affairs, International Feminist Journal of Politics, International Political Science Review, International Studies Perspectives, Politics & Gender, and Security Dialogue. Soumita co-edited, with Paul Kirby and Laura J. Shepherd, the forthcoming volume New Directions on Women, Peace and Security She currently serves on the editorial boards of International Feminist Journal of Politics, Politics & Gender and Review of International Studies.

Gilbert M. Khadiagala

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is the Jan Smuts Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for the Study of the United States at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He has published widely on African politics, foreign policy, security, mediation, conflict resolution, and governance. He is the recent editor of War and Peace in Africa’s Great Lakes Region and author of Regional Cooperation on Democratization and Conflict Management in Africa, and How Can Democratic Peace Work in Southern Africa? Trends and Trajectories after the Decade of Hope.

Neophytos Loizides

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is Professor in International Conflict Analysis and the Director of the Conflict Analysis Research Centre at the University of Kent. He has previously taught at Queen’s University Belfast and Princeton University and held fellowships at the University of Essex and the Kennedy School of Government. Loizides is the author of The Politics of Majority Nationalism: Framing Peace, Stalemates, and Crises, Designing Peace: Cyprus and Institutional Innovations in Divided Societies, and, with Feargal Cochrane and Thibaud Bodson, Mediating Power-Sharing.

Cintia Quiliconi

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is an associate professor at the International Studies and communication Department of the Latin American School of Social Sciences (FLACSO-Ecuador). Her research focuses on Latin American political economy, international trade, regionalism, BRICS, and sustainable development. She has published several articles on those topics, among them: “IPE Beyond Western Paradigms: China, Africa, and Latin America in Comparative Perspective” (with M. Deciancio) in The Routledge Handbook to Global Political Economy and “Competitive Diffusion of Trade Agreements in Latin America” in International Studies Review. Together with Stephen Kingah, Quiliconi edited Global and Regional Leadership of BRICS Countries.

Matthew Weinert

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is Associate Professor at the University of Delaware. His research focuses on the human security, human rights, and human dignity dimensions of world order. He is the author of Democratic Sovereignty: Authority, State, and Legitimacy in a Globalizing Age and Making Human: World Order and the Global Governance of Human Dignity as well as numerous articles and book chapters. He is currently writing a book on cultural heritage, cultural rights, and human security.

Advisory Board

Mark A. Boyer

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, University of Connecticut, and Executive Director, International Studies Association

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

Silver Professor, New York University, and Emeritus Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Robert A. Denemark

Chair, Advisory Board for the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies, and Professor, University of Delaware

Paul F. Diehl

Ashbel Smith Professor of Political Science and Associate Provost and Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Texas, Dallas

Theo Farrell

Executive Dean of the Faculty of Law, Humanities, and the Arts, University of Wollongong, Australia

Jef Huysmans

Professor, Queen Mary University of London

Patrick James

Dornsife Dean’s Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California

Margaret Keck

Professor Emeritus and Academy Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Jacek Kugler

Elisabeth Helm Rosecrans Professor of International Relations, Claremont Graduate University

Renée Marlin-Bennett

Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Craig Murphy

Betty Freyhof Johnson ’44 Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College

Daniel Nexon

Associate Professor, Georgetown University

Nicholas Onuf

Professor Emeritus, Florida International University

M. J. Peterson

Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Brian Pollins

Associate Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University

Gerald Schneider

Professor, Universität Konstanz

Laura Sjoberg

Associate Professor, University of Florida

Etel Solingen

Thomas T. and Elizabeth C. Tierney Chair in Peace Studies, University of California, Irvine

Kendall Stiles

Professor, Brigham Young University

William R. Thompson

Distinguished Professor and the Donald A. Rogers Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, Bloomington

J. Anne Tickner

Professor Emerita, University of Southern California, and Distinguished Scholar in Residence, American University

Thomas Volgy

Professor, University of Arizona

Former Editors

Michelle Benson

University at Buffalo, SUNY

Harry D. Gould

Florida International University

Kathryn C. Lavelle

Case Western Reserve University

Janice Bially Mattern

Independent Scholar

Cornelia Navari

University of Birmingham, UK