The Monitor: Journal of International Studies
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The Monitor Journal

The Monitor is the College of William and Mary's journal of international studies. We publish a journal each semester featuring articles with original research from students at the College. Each semester we strive to create a journal that offers fresh and innovative perspectives on global events.

A subsidiary publication of The Monitor is the International Interviews Program. This short publication offers readers commentary on current issues from visitors to, professors of, and students at the College. 


Update: Our Submissions Deadline has been extended to October 8th!

We are looking for Submissions for our Fall 2016 Issue. Articles should be between 3,000-6,000 words and sent to by October 8th. For more information, visit our Submit page. 

Our Spring 2016 Issue is out! Keep an eye out for it on locations around campus or read it on our Issues page.

We also had our Spring 2016 Monitor Reception, where we awarded the Frank Shatz and Hanyes-Hankinson Prizes for Outstanding Articles. This year's prize recipients were Darice Xue, recieving the Frank Shatz Prize for her article "Chinese Foreign Aid and U.N. Votes", and Alexandra Cole, who recieved the Haynes-Hankinson Prize for her article "Electoral System Shift and Political Representation in the Russian State Duma (2003-2007)". 

Shatz Prize

Frank Shatz, namesake of the Frank Shatz Prize, with Darice Xue, the 2016 recipient.  


Haynes-Hankisnson Prize Recipient Alexandra Cole with Vice Provost for International Affairs Stephen E. Hanson. 


Editor-in-Chief Arianna Talaie with Frank Shatz, Holocaust survivor, columnist at the Virginia Gazette, and namesake of the Frank Shatz Prize.