The Wilson Quarterly

One of the nation’s premier journals since 1976, The Wilson Quarterly offers fresh takes, on-the-ground reporting, and thought-provoking perspectives through carefully curated essays and multimedia pieces. Each issue takes a deep and satisfying dive into a single topic or theme that is shaping our world - presenting a compelling range of angles and voices. Whether exploring specific regions, political developments, social trends or history, the award-winning WQ aims to inform, intrigue, and inspire. The publication is free to subscribers and became digital-only in 2012.

The WQ is published by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, located at One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC, 20004-3027. The views expressed herein are not necessarily those of the Wilson Center.

Interim Editor
Richard Byrne

Business Director
Suzanne Napper

Advisory Council

Composed of journalists and scholars affiliated with the Wilson Center, the Council convenes several times annually to brainstorm and consider ideas for future issues; share feedback and suggestions; and reflect on the overall direction of The WQ. Current members are:

Helene Cooper
Christian Davenport
Jill Dougherty
Jean H. Lee
Robert Litwak
Paulo Sotero
Maxim Trudolyubov


The Wilson Quarterly will consider a select number of submissions in all subject areas, as resources permit. We seek content that is ambitious, intelligent, and thought-provoking, offering unique perspective or fresh insight. All submissions should be exclusive and grounded in fact. We consider prose as well as graphic-based/visual submissions.

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