About the Editors

GENERAL EDITOR (2012 - present)
Renée Marlin-Bennett is Co-General Editor of the International Studies Compendium Project.  She received her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has been on the Johns Hopkins University faculty of Political Science since 2007.  She spent the prior twenty years on the faculty of American University.  She is the author of two books and the co-author of one.  Her work has appeared in such journals as International Political Sociology, International Studies Perspectives, International Interactions, and the Journal of Information Technology and Politics. Her research interests include the global political economy of information, the body and international relations, and IR theory.

Robert A. Denemark was Co-General Editor of the International Studies Compendium Project. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and has been on the faculty of the University of Delaware since 1988. His work has appeared in International Studies Quarterly, International Studies Review, International Studies Perspectives, Cooperation and Conflict, Globalizations, and the Review of International Political Economy. He is the editor of five volumes, and author or co-author of 40 other publications. His works covers many areas, including international political economy, world system history, diplomacy, terrorism, fundamentalist social movements, and migration.

Tony Rivera is a PhD candidate at the University of Delaware, whose research interests include Complexity Theory, Phenomenology, Shi’a social movements, and the politics of meaning and energy. Tony is a graduate of Iona College where he majored in Philosophy and an alumnus of Seton Hall University’s John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations.

Andrea K. Gerlak received her PhD. from the University of Arizona in 1997. Since that time, she has served on the faculty of Guilford College and Columbia University. Presently, she serves as Director of Academic Development with the ISAV and as a Visiting Professor with the Department of Political Science at the University of Arizona. She is the author of over a dozen articles and book chapters in the area of environmental and natural resource policy, with particular attention to water management and governance.


Active Learning in International Affairs Victor Asal, University at Albany, State University of New York
Comparative Interdisciplinary Studies Irma Slomczynska, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University
Diplomatic Studies See ISA's website
English School Cornelia Navari, University of Buckingham
Environmental Studies Matthias Finger, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, and David Downie, Fairfield University
Ethnicity, Nationalism, Migration See ISA's website
Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Laura Sjoberg, University of Florida
Foreign Policy Analysis Steven Redd, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Global Development Studies See ISA's website
Global Health Studies See ISA's website
Historical International Relations See ISA's website
Human Rights See ISA's website
Intelligence Studies Section Stephen Marrin, James Madison University
International communication Nanette Levinson, American University
International Education See ISA's website
International Ethics Harry Gould, Florida International University, and Amanda Beattie, Aston University
International Law Henry F. (Chip) Carey, Georgia State University
International Organization Jessica De Alba, Universidad Anáhuac-Mexico Norte, and Martin Koch, Bielefeld University
International Political Economy Jeffrey Hart, University of Indiana
International Political Sociology See ISA's website
International Security Studies Stacie Goddard, Wellesley College
International Theory Inanna Hamati-Ataya, The University of Sheffield
International Theory Jonathan Joseph, The University of Sheffield
Peace Studies Anthony Wanis-St John, American University
Peace Studies Maia Hallward, Kennesaw State University
Political Demography and Geography Colin Flint, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Post Communist Studies See ISA's website
Religion and International Relations See ISA's website
Scientific Study of International Processes Paul F. Diehl, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Scientific Study of International Processes Sara Mitchell, University of Iowa
Women's Caucus See ISA's website


  • Brooke Ackerly
  • Salvatore Babones
  • Robert J. Beck
  • J. Barron Boyd
  • Bob Denemark
  • Amy Eckert
  • Theo Farrell
  • Vicki Golich
  • Daniel Green
  • Patrick James
  • Andrei Korobkov
  • Felicia Krishna-Hensel
  • Melissa T. Labonte
  • Gallya Lahav
  • Larry Lamanna
  • Jeffrey A. Larsen
  • Alex Macleod
  • Renée Marlin-Bennett
  • Stephen Marrin
  • Siobhan McEvoy-Levy
  • Kurt Mills
  • Jim Morrow
  • M.J. Peterson
  • Brian Pollins
  • Nukhet Sandal
  • Meredith Reid Sarkees
  • Carolyn Shaw
  • Paul Sharp
  • Chandra Sriram
  • Carolyn Stephenson
  • Kendall W. Stiles

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