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, YRIS seeks to stimulate broad and multi-faceted debate on issues ranging from foreign policy to international trends in law, culture, and the environment.

Interested in joining staff? Fill out this form and join us at our weekly meetings on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM in WLH 112.

The YRIS Design Committee is looking for members! The YRIS Design Committee’s mission is dedicated to transforming selected essays into printable publications. Our responsibilities include (but not limited to) cover design, page layout, and final round editing. No graphic design experience is necessary, just a desire to learn. Apply here!

Contact Us

For all general inquiries, including media requests, submission guidelines, and corrections, please reach us at yris@yira.org.

All pieces written for YRIS express the opinion of the author alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the YRIS Board or publishing team. YRIS is a subsidiary organization of the Yale International Relations Association (YIRA), but does not speak on behalf of YIRA. This journal is published by Yale College students, and Yale University is not responsible for its contents.