Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies

Aims & Scope

Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies is a multidisciplinary journal that serves as a publishing forum for undergraduate student papers in the fields of political science and international studies. Sigma is sponsored by the BYU chapters of Pi Sigma Alpha (National Political Honor Society) and Sigma Iota Rho (Honors Society for International Studies). For more information on these student organizations, please see their respective sites at Pi Sigma Alpha and Sigma .

Sigma is published annually. Papers may be submitted to 745 SWKT, Provo, Utah 84602. We accept papers written on a broad range of topics related to political science and international affairs. Authors should submit three identical copies. An abstract and contact information should be included. The author’s name must not appear on the pages of the paper.

Sigma welcomes interested students to participate on its editing and publishing teams. For more information concerning submitting papers or working on staff, please contact the editorial committee .

We wish to thank the communications team of the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies for their editorial and graphic design assistance. Publication of this issue of Sigma was also supported by the BYU Political Science Department.