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About the Brown Journal of World Affairs

The Brown Journal of World Affairs is a semiannual journal of international relations and foreign policy produced at Brown University's Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. The Journal features original articles by and interviews with world leaders, policymakers, and prominent academics.

Each issue is composed of several thematic sections that showcase unique and incisive scholarship on the salient international issues of today and tomorrow. Past contributors include Madeleine Albright, John Kerry, Noam Chomsky, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Joseph Stiglitz. The Journal was founded in 1993 and publishes two issues a year, in spring and winter. 

Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief: Paul Butler, Luiza Osorio G. Da Silva

Managing Editors: Oliver Hermann, Jacquelyn S. Ingrassia, Gray Brakke

Section Heads: Basundhara Mukherjee, Jonah Shrock, Caleb O'Brien, Alexandra McClintock, Sukanya Roy, Lubna Fahoum

Associate Editors: Jordanna Dulaney, Richard Huang, Amalia Perez, Kriyana Reddy, Jared Samilow, Henry Miller, Hansol Hong, James Kunhardt

Strategy Manager: Kriyana Reddy 

Business Board

Business Managers: James Stone, Shehryar Malik

Business Associates: Alexia Melendez, Erin Gallagher, Frishta Qaderi, Julian Vallyeason, Sera Tansever