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. 

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.

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.

Mateja Peter

Mateja Peter is Lecturer in International Relations and Director of the Centre for Global Law and Governance at the University of St Andrews. She has previously held fellowships and appointments at research institutes in London, Washington, Berlin, and Oslo. Her research focuses on global governance and international organisations, peace operations and peacebuilding, transitions in the global order, and the politics of international law. She currently acts as a research lead on a multi-partner Global Transitions project, conducted by the PeaceRep consortium. Peter is the editor of United Nations Peace Operations in a Changing Global Order as well as author of numerous articles and book chapters. She is currently writing a book on international authority in statebuilding.

Nalanda Roy

Nalanda Roy

is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Studies and the Coordinator of the Asian Studies program at Georgia Southern University. She is the Certified Diversity Executive, and the Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellow at GSU. Dr. Roy is the recipient of the Dr. Saba Jallow Inclusion Champion award, the Award of Excellence and Georgia Southern’s Women in Research Soar, and the Campus Museum of Service Award for creating the An Integral History: Asian Studies Digital Archive at GSU.

She is the author of several books including Bitter Moments:The Story of Indonesian Fragmentation, The South China Sea Disputes: Past, Present, and Future, Exploring the Tripod: Immigration, Security, and Economy in the Post-9/11, Navigating Uncertainty in the South China Sea Disputes: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, and Nonviolent Resistances in the Contemporary World: Case Studies from India, Poland, and Turkey. She is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Roy served as the section program chair for International Studies Association’s South Asia in World Politics.

Dr. Roy serves as a visiting scholar with the Center for Genocide and Human Rights, Rutgers University. She was appointed as the Adjunct Professor, FORE School of Management, New Delhi, and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences in India. Dr. Roy has served on the board of directors with the City of Savannah and worked for the Greater Savannah International Alliance (GSIA) as the Chair of the Asian committee.

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

Soumita Basu

Assistant Professor of International Relations, South Asian University, New Delhi

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

Professor Emeritus, 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