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.


We are currently accepting submissions for the Monitor's Spring 2022 issue! 

The deadline for submissions is March 1st. Submissions should be between 2,500-6,000 words, have an international focus, and be sent to

Read the Monitor's Summer Blog! 

We are pleased to be able to bring you a third season of Monitor Blog Posts, with forward looking pieces that offer insights into 2021 and beyond. This effort will deliver the same thorough and keenly critical perspectives that our readers have come to expect, but in a shorter form that will allow us to keep abreast of a rapidly-changing international environment. Visit our blog here.

The Spring 2021 Edition is Live!

We are incredibly proud to announce the publication of the second issue of our 26th Volume, with articles covering foreign aid bureacracy, global value chains, and Turkey's foreign policy by esteemed undergraduate authors. Head over to our Issues page to read the full edition!