Submission guidelines

Manuscripts are assessed on the basis of their scholarly qualities (i.e., the extent of original research, the rigor of the analysis, the significance of the conclusions), their contribution to new knowledge (i.e., new theoretical knowledge, new knowledge from data collection and analysis; and new policy conclusions and implications) as well as their relevance to contemporary issues in international studies.

Manuscripts should range between 15 and 40 pages and must include an abstract of no more than 150 words, contact information, and a short bio. Authors should submit their papers as an e-mail attachment in Microsoft Word to Heike Michelsen ( The file should not exceed 1MB size.

The Working Papers are published by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University, and the copyright remains with the author.