About YRIS

The Yale Review of International Studies (YRIS) is an undergraduate journal dedicated to publishing both opinion and long-form scholarship on contemporary and historical global issues. In order to address the many questions of international interest, the Yale Review of International Studies will seek to stimulate broad and multi-faceted debate on issues ranging from foreign policy to international trends in law, culture, and the environment.


Current Staff

Editor-in-Chief
Elisabeth Siegel
Managing Editor
Jake Mezey
Managing Editor
Qusay Omran
Social Chair
Henry Ziemer
Asst. Web Editor
Numi Katz
Outreach Manager
Tyler Jager
Outreach Manager
Juanita Garcia Uribe
Senior Editor
Muriel Wang
Editor
Jorge FamiliarAvalos
Editor
Ariana Habibi
Editor
Brandon Lu
Editor
Deena Mousa
Editor
Minahil Nawaz
Editor
Sam Pekats
Editor
Putt Punyagupta
Editor
Andrew Song
Editor
Zhen Tu
Editor
Will Waddingham
Editor
Michael Zhou (NUS)
Design Staff
Lauren Song

Staff photos taken by Surbhi Bharadwaj or Elisabeth Siegel.

Interested in joining staff? YRIS recruits new staff at the beginning of each semester. Contact yris@yira.org for more details.

Academic Advisors

Amanda Behm, Associate Director, International Security Studies, Yale University
Beverly Gage, Professor of History, Yale University
Clare Lockhart, Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs; Director and co-Founder of the Institute for State Effectiveness (ISE)
Dr. Isaiah Wilson III, Senior Lecturer at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs; Colonel, U.S. Army, retired; Director of the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) and USAWC Press at the US Army War College
Julia Adams, Professor of Sociology and International & Area Studies; Head of College, Grace Hopper College; Co-director of YaleCHESS (Center for Historical Enquiry and the Social Sciences)
Nuno Monteiro, Associate Professor of Political Science, Yale University
Ryan Crocker, Kissinger Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute, Yale University
Sultan Sooud al-Qassemi, Lecturer at the Council on Middle East Studies at Yale’s Macmillan Center


Interested in submitting your work for consideration? Please contact us below.

YRIS is a student publication, and Yale University is not responsible for its content.