About Us

Who We Are

International Affairs Review (IAR) is a graduate student-run publication of the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs in Washington, D.C. IAR provides a unique forum for the policy perspectives of tomorrow’s leaders on critical issues facing the world today.

What We Do

The journal is published biannually and features research articles, while our website publishes shorter analyses and articles every week. Apart from opinion pieces and research articles, we also feature book reviews and discussions with practitioners, academics, and policymakers. 

Where To Find Us

The journal is currently available in bookstores in the Washington, D.C. metro area, as well as in Gelman library (second floor). Our most recent issues are also accessible online. 

Contact Us


Editor-In-Chief, Web
Mitchell Silva-Dennis

Editor-In-Chief, Print
Hatim Bukhari

Managing Editor, Print

Jack Stuart

Outreach Directors
Erika Bethmann
Kaitlyn Schuchart
Ilyssa Tuttelman

Managing Editors, Website
Lori Lui

Owen Helman

Editorial Staff


Senior Editors
Erika Bethmann
Rebecca Giovannozzi
Zareen Khan
Jacqueline Schultz
Eleanor Whitchurch

Book Review Editor
Anne Armstrong

Associate Editors
Zachary Abbott
Tiffany Clarke
Diana Guan
Harman Gill
John Ho
Rebecca Howe
Wali Miller
Jesse Ramsdell
Marlaina Ross
Mehmil Zia


Jessica Jost
Ethan Trucker
Rogelio Cerezo
Joseph Forcherio
Ana Gheorghiu
Michelle Faverio

Staff Writers
Vo Quang Tri
Miranda Sieg
Jonathan Coleman
Wei Luo
Julia Park
Teddy Horowitz
Hunter Graff

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