Illini Journal of International Security

Thank you for visiting the Illini Journal of International Security’s (IJOIS) website! IJOIS is an academic journal that is published biannually through the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is sponsored by the Program of Arms Control & Domestic and International Security (ACDIS). The journal is comprised of exceptional undergraduate and graduate papers on topics related to international security or foreign affairs.  Our inaugural issue was released May 2016. We are currently recruiting authors of papers. If you have an old paper you would like to adapt or a topic you have always wanted to write please check out our submissions page and feel free to contact us with questions.

Published Journals

Vol 1, No 1 (2016)
Vol 2, No 1 (2016)
Vol 3, No 1 (2017)
Vol 4, No 1 (2018)
Vol 5, No 1 (2019)

Interested Outreach Liaisons 

We are interested in recruiting outreach liaisons for IJOIS from the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Illinois at Springfield to assist in recruiting submissions or blog posts from all University of Illinois campuses. If you are a student at either of these campuses and are interested in working with IJOIS or would like more information on what the position would entail please contact us at