The Josef Korbel Journal of Advanced International Studies (JAIS) is an online journal that was published by the Ph.D. program at the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies. The journal is no longer active, and this site holds the archive of the journal. It showcased the rigorous, original, scholarly research of graduate students in the fields of political science and international studies. JAIS was refereed by Ph.D. students from the University of Denver as well as other domestic and international departments.

Editor: Edinson Oquendo, University of Denver. Managing Editor: Douglas Garrison, University of Denver. Editorial Board: Sarah Bakhtiari, Michael Bartee, Sasha Breger, Susan Bridle, Joel Day, Keith Gehring, Figaro Joseph, Kang-uk Jung, Bilal Khaled, Matthew Klick, Geoffrey MacDonald, Clifton Martin, Jonathan Moyr, Malliga Och, Paul Tanghe, Yi-tsui Tseng, University of Denver; A.S.M. Ali Ashraf, University of Pittsburgh; Soumya Chattopadhyay, University of Maryland; Devin Finn, Georgetown University; Triveni Gandhi, Cornell University; Theocharis N. Grigoriadis, Free University, Berlin; Dustin Kramer, University of Oxford; Daniel Kuthy, Georgia State University; Molestsane Monyake, University of Cape Town; Steven Pittz, University of Texas, Austin; Carlos Shenga, University of Cape Town; Allen Stack, McGill University. Faculty Steering Committee: Prof. Martin Rhodes, Prof. Rachel Epstein, Prof. Timothy Sisk, Prof. Karen Feste, Prof. Micheline Ishay, University of Denver; Prof. Matthew S. Weinert, University of Delaware; Prof. Daniel J. Whelan, Hendrix College. Web Manager: Julie Barnes.

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Submissions from 2013

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Infinite Money and Infrastructural Power: Analyzing the Fiscal Determinants of English State Building, 1689-1789, John Louis

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Identity and Immigration Integration in Western Europe’s ‘New’ Migration Cities: The Cases of Dublin and Madrid, Elitsa Daneva Molles

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For Want of a Credible Voter Registry: Do Problems in Voter Registration Increase the Likelihood of Electoral Violence?, Michael R. Snyder

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Extraordinary Rendition, Victims’ Rights and State Obligations, Amy M. L. Tan

Submissions from 2012

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"Re-redefining" International Securing: Bringing Intent Back In, Nicholas D. Anderson

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Formalization and Community Forestry in Jambi, Indonesia: Indigenous Rights, Rural Migrants, and the Informal Divide, Matthew J. Bock

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The Humanitarian Aid Regime in the Republic of NGOs: The Fallacy of ‘Building Back Better', Oliver Cunningham

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An Assessment of Human Development in Uganda: The Capabilities Approach, Millennium Development Goals, and Human Development Index, Jordan Farrar

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A Comparative Analysis of California and German Renewable Energy Policy: Actors and Outcomes, Jesse M. Keppley

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Party Competition as a Driver of Foreign Policy: Explaining Changes in the British Labour Party’s Immigration Policies and the Turkish AKP’s Approach to Cyprus, Gary Winslett

Submissions from 2011

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Do Democratic Candidates Suffer ‘Audience Costs’?, Lionel Beehner

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TRIPS Implementation and Strategic Health Policy in India and Brazil, Sarath K. Ganji

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How Transnational Advocacy Networks Mobilize: Applying the Literature on Interest Groups to International Action, Christina Kiel

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Are Small and Medium States Superior to Large? The Role a State’s Size Plays in Regional Integration, Jerome Marston

Submissions from 2010

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Economic Development, Religion, and the Conditions for Domestic Terrorism, Brandon M. Boylan

Information Availability and NGO Advocacy: Indonesian Environmental NGOs and Anti-Mining Campaigns, Maiko Ichihara

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Pathways to Interstate War: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of the Steps-to-War Theory, Brandon Valeriano and Victor Marin

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The Importance of Ecological Security for Protective Security: A Case Study of Northern China and the Impact of Water Scarcity on Food Security, Molly A. Walton

Submissions from 2009

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Causes of the 1962 Sino-Indian War: A Systems Level Approach, Aldo D. Abitol

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People, Partnerships and Collaboration: Understanding and Improving Intelligence in Counterinsurgency, Matt Calvin

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China and Taiwan: A Future of Peace? A Study of Economic Interdependence, Taiwanese Domestic Politics and Cross-Strait Relations, Chien-Kai Chen

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Human Security in Colombia, Carolina Forero and Sally Fishback

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National Oil Companies and the Dual Mandate: A Balance Between Profitability and Social Development in the Middle East, Jennifer Ernst Robinson