Journal of International Affairs

The Brooklyn College Journal of International Affairs is a unique opportunity to publish original work that will bring the study of international affairs to the college community.  Centered on a particular theme each year, the JIA is comprised of articles, book reviews, editorials, cultural reviews, and essays by students in the Masters Program in International affairs.

2017-2018 Edition: JIA_2017

2016-2017 Edition: Theme: The Election of Donald Trump: JIA 2016-17

2015-16 Edition: Climate change – 2015-16

2014-15 Edition: Security, is found here: BCJIA 20 May 2015

Completed and distributed on Graduation Day each May, the Journal begins to form over the previous winter break.  Interested students apply to be on the editorial board, and those chosen register for POLS7940, the Independent Studies Course, for 3.0 credits. The editorial board is then responsible for deciding the edition’s theme, soliciting and editing contributions, writing editorials, and supervising the publishing process.

If you are interested in the 2017-18 edition, send an e-mail to by October 15, 2017.  In the message, describe any relevant publishing or editing experience or career plans.


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