Welcome to the Journal of International Affairs

Founded in 1947, the Journal of International Affairs is a leading foreign affairs periodical edited by the graduate students at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. The Journal is published bi-annually and has readership in over eighty countries. It has earned worldwide recognition for its unique single-topic format, and for framing heated debates in international affairs since its inception. Contributors are drawn from a diverse group of academics and practitioners and have included:

  • Konrad Adenauer
  • Hannah Arendt
  • Jagdish Bhagwati
  • Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Noam Chomsky
  • W. Averell Harriman
  • F.W. de Klerk
  • Margaret Mead
  • Robert S. McNamara
  • Hans Morgenthau
  • Luis Moreno Ocampo
  • Condoleezza Rice
  • Bishop Samuel Ruiz
  • Rajiv Shah
  • Paul Volcker
  • Kenneth Waltz
  • Muhammad Yunus