OUR MISSION

Promoting Undergraduate Research

Founded at Tulane University by six undergraduate students, The Tulane Journal of Policy and Political Economy seeks to further political and economic research by providing undergraduates with the opportunity to have their own original research published in an internationally-recognized, peer- and faculty-reviewed journal. 

 

By maintaining an international network of faculty, students, and organizations within the world's foremost academic institutions, we ensure that accepted student writings reach far beyond their home schools.

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ABOUT

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OUR VISION

Biannual Publication and Collaboration

The Tulane Journal publishes issues twice a year, available as in both physical and digital formats. Publishing with The Tulane Journal not only disseminates original, scholarly research, but also provides writers and contributors with a collaborative editorial process. Previous editions have been indexed in the Library of Congress.

 

All accepted articles undergo a rigorous review by faculty at Tulane University, who specialize in the core, intersecting themes of The Tulane Journal. The Tulane Journal and its involved students aim to be at the forefront of policy and political economy research.

 
Our Executive Board
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Richard Whitney
Editor-in-Chief
Tulane University '23

Richard is passionate about the intersection of global politics and finance. He double majors in Economics and International relation. After graduation, he hopes to pursue a Master's degree in Economics and work either in the field of international real estate development or trade. Outside of his course work and the Journal, he loves to read, cook for friends, and play chess.

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Abigail Ford
Managing Editor
Tulane University '23

Abigail is passionate about foreign policy, human rights, and environmental justice. She is majoring in Political Science – International Relations and Environmental Studies, with a minor in French. After graduating, she hopes to study law and continue her personal research on the intersections of mass incarceration and climate change within the United States. Outside of academia, she can be found in the pool with Tulane Club Swimming, enjoying a good book, sailing, or visiting art galleries.  

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Abby Wilhelm
Programming Director
Tulane University '23

Abby's interest in reproductive justice and wealth inequality allows her to critique economy theory using an intersectional feminist framework. She majors in Economics, Psychology and Social Policy and aims to pursue a career involving political strategy and analyzing the Double X Economy to grow economic empowerment. As the Programming Director for the Journal, Abby aims to center the voices often left out of academia and create an invigorative and diverse learning community. Outside of the political arena, you can find Abby rowing, playing cello, reading on the beach, or dancing at a jazz bar.

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Jack Zucker
Chief Operating Officer
Tulane University '24

Jack is an International Relations major from Chicago, IL who is interested in international humanitarian law, specifically in the fields of international conflict and refugee movements. After graduating, he plans to attend law school and work with international organizations to promote further legal framework and advocacy regarding conflict and refugees. Outside of academia, Jack enjoys running, cooking, and exploring New Orleans.

 
Our Staff
Assistant Programming Directors
Content Director
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Kate Springs

Skylar Kil

Hometown:

Seattle, WA

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Shreya Srigiri

Editors
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John Karteczka

Hometown:

Chicago, IL

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Rowan Scarpino

Hometown:

Richmond, VA

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Don Hemedes

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Ellie Cowen

Hometown:

Washington D.C.

Rain Marlar

Hometown:

New Orleans, LA

Arianna Smith

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Rachel Costello

Hometown:

Mansfield, MA

Operations Interns
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Ryan Wilkinson

Hometown:

Shreveport, LA

Carolina Sanchez-Torres

Hometown:

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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Selin Selcuker

Lindsey Cliff

Hometown:

Oakton, VA

 
Our Faculty Review Board

Nancy Maveety
Department Chair, Political Science

Douglas Harris

Department Chair, Economics

Joseph Keating

Associate Dean, School of Public Health


Christopher Fettweis
Professor, Political Science


Christina Kiel
Professor, Political Science


Dauphine Sloan
Professor, Political Science


Drew Kinney
Professor, Political Science


J. Celeste Lay
Professor, Political Science


Mark I. Vail
Professor, Political Science,
The Murphy Institute


Moisés Arce
Professor, Political Science


Patrick Egan
Professor, Political Science


Rosalind Cook
Professor, Political Science


Ruth Carlitz
Professor, Political Science,
Africana Studies


Thomas Oatley
Professor, Political Science,
The Wilson Center for International Affairs

Anotonio Bojanic

Professor, Economics

Augustine Denteh
Professor, Economics


Engy Ziedan
Professor, Economics


LaPorchia Collins
Professor, Economics


Nora Lustig
Professor, Economics


Patrick Testa
Professor, Economics,
The Murphy Institute


Wei Long
Professor, Economics


Alison Denham
Professor, Philosophy,
The Murphy Institute

Chad Van Schoelandt
Professor, Philosophy


David O’Brien
Professor, Philosophy,
The Murphy Institute


Jonathan Riley
Professor, Philosophy


Richard Velkley
Professor, Philosophy


Amalia Leguizamón
Professor, Sociology

Nghana Lewis

Professor, English, Africana Studies

 

Adeline M. Masquelier

Professor, Anthropology, Africana Studies

Carl L. Bankston III 

Professor, Sociology, Asian Studies

 

Christopher Oliver

Professor, Sociology

 

David A. Smilde

Professor, Sociology

 

Jana Lipman

Professor, History

 

Karissa Haugeberg

Professor, History

 

Kris E. Lane

Professor, History

 

M. Kathryn Edwards

Professor, History

 

Randy J. Sparks

Professor, History

Elisabeth Gleckler

Professor, Public Health

 

Janna M. Wisniewski

Professor, Public Health

 

Julie Hernandez

Professor, Public Health

 

Kevin Callison

Professor, Public Health

 

Lizheng Shi

Professor, Public Health

 

Mark L. Diana

Professor, Public Health

 

Thomas J. Stranova

Professor, Public Health

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