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International Organization
  • ISSN: 0020-8183 (Print), 1531-5088 (Online)
  • Frequency: 4 issues per year

Published on behalf of the International Organization Foundation.

International Organization (IO) is a leading peer-reviewed journal that covers the entire field of international affairs. IO features articles that propose generalizable theories, improve social scientific knowledge, and/or offer new empirical insights on the broad range of subjects that constitute international relations and global politics.

International Organization will be on summer break from 1 July, 2024 through 31 July, 2024. Manuscripts submitted after 30 June, 2024 will be processed beginning on 1 August, 2024.

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Past Editors

2016-2022 Erik Voeten

2011-2016 Jon C.W. Pevehouse

2006-2011 Emanuel Adler and Louis W. Pauly

2001-2006 Lisa Martin

1996-2001 Peter Gourevitch and David Lake

1991-1996 John Odell

1986-1991 Stephen D. Krasner

1980-1986 Peter J. Katzenstein

1974-1980 Robert O. Keohane

Prior to 1974 the journal was overseen by an editorial committee.