Announcing the New Editorial Team

The outgoing team at the International Feminist Journal of Politics is very excited to announce the selection of new editors and associate editors! Starting January 1, 2018, the new editors of IFjP will be Brooke Ackerly (Vanderbilt University, USA), Elisabeth Jay Friedman (University of San Francisco, USA), Meenakshi Gopinath (Women in Security Conflict Management and Peace, India), and Marysia Zalewski (Cardiff University, Wales, UK). IFjP will be housed in the United Kingdom at Cardiff University.

The team features seven associate editors: Hei Sook Kim (Ewha Woman’s University, Korea), Li Yingtao (Beijing Foreign Studies University, China), Krishna Menon (Ambedkar University Delhi, India), Olivia Rutazibwa (University of Portsmouth, UK), Constanza Tabbush (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina), Shine Choi (Massey University, New Zealand), Montserrat Sagot Rodriguez (University of Costa Rica), and Adriana Piscitelli (State University of Campinas, Brazil)- and an Editor of Digital Media, Annick T.R. Wibben (University of San Francisco, USA). The new Book Review editor is Justin de Leon (University of California, San Diego).  The current Conversations Editors (Laura McLeod and Megan Daigle) will continue with the new team at the outset. Follow us on twitter at @IFJPglobal and look out for the growth of among other exciting developments in coming months!

Also, in conjunction with the selection of the new editorial team, we are very pleased to announce the 7th (yes, 7th!!) annual IFjP Conference, which, for the first time, will be timed to take place immediately before the 2018 ISA meeting in San Francisco. It will be held on Monday, April 2 and the morning of Tuesday, April 3, on the campus of the University of San Francisco.  Conference registration will open in January 2018.


About the Journal

International Feminist Journal of Politics is a unique cross-cultural and international forum to foster debate and dialogue at the intersection of international relations, politics and women's studies. Developed by a team of leading feminist scholars, this journal brings together some of the most influential figures in the field to build a global critical community of writers and readers.

This journal features research on women, gender relations and sexuality from the perspectives of:

  • International relations
  • Political theory
  • Globalization studies
  • International political economy
  • Comparative politics
  • Peace research
  • International law
  • Development studies
  • Political geography
  • Cultural studies

As well as the main section of the journal featuring full-length articles, it also offers a special 'Conversations' section, which publishes interviews with leading scholars and practitioners, conference reports and film readings. The book review section regularly features review articles as well as individual book reviews.