Call for Cordier Essays for Spring/Summer 2013 issue

Thursday, November 15th, 2012


The Andrew Wellington Cordier Essay Contest

The Journal of International Affairs is seeking submissions for the Spring 2013 Cordier Student Essay Contest for its upcoming issue on Latin America. The author of the winning article will receive $500 along with publication alongside noted scholars in the Journal.  Published by Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, the Journal of International Affairs is one of the oldest and most respected foreign affairs periodicals. Past issues have included articles by notable figures such as Noam Chomsky, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter, Condoleezza Rice, and Kenneth Waltz among others.
Spring 2013: Latin America
The Spring 2013 issue will examine the region of Latin America and its transition from predominantly low-middle-income to high-income countries. The geopolitics, economics, institutional, and social developments that have emerged within the last two decades in Latin America have profound implications for the region’s future landscape. There are a plethora of dimensions impacting the future of the region and our aim is to give attention to the diverse implications for Latin American countries and their relations with the international community.
Submission Deadline: January 23, 2013. Interested authors can send submissions or questions to: David Abrahamson (Cordier and GPPN Editor) at [email protected].
Submission Guidelines:
  • All contest submissions must relate to the topic of our next issue on Latin America. 
  • Essays cannot have been previously published, but need not be written specifically for the contest. Papers submitted for academic credit are welcome, provided they are relevant to the upcoming issue’s theme.
  • Papers should not exceed 4,000 words.
  • Citations should be footnotes formatted according to the Chicago Manual of Style 16th ed.
  • The Cordier Essay Contest is open to all currently enrolled students of Columbia University and affiliated schools.

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