JSTOR Security Studies collection gathers academic and open policy research on international and national security problems and foreign policy issues, encompassing perspectives from around the world. This interdisciplinary resource is being built in collaboration with librarians, scholars, and policy researchers, and with guidance from an advisory group of academics and professionals in the community.

Security Studies includes 75 scholarly, trade, and military journals–all new to JSTOR–in addition to 10 Open Access journals and up to 20,000 open reports from more than 100 institutes.

Advisory group

John Boatman
Director, Content Development at Haystax Technology

James D. Fearon
Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Political Science at Stanford University

Tracey German
Deputy Dean of Academic Studies (Research) at the Defence Studies Department, King’s College London

Bruce Hoffman
Professor, Security Studies Program, School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University

Robert Jervis
Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Affairs at Columbia University

Jeffrey Knopf
Professor and Chair, Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies Program at Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Sara Moller
Assistant Professor, International Security at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University

Falk Ostermann
Assistant Professor of International Relations at Justus-Liebig University Giessen

Alfred Rolington
CEO, Cyber Security Intelligence Limited

Christopher Twomey
Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School

Notable journal titles


  • Cyber Defense Review

Foreign Policy

  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • International Relations of the Asia-Pacific
  • Security Dialogue
  • St Antony’s International Review
  • Naval War College Review

International Law

  • Journal of Conflict and Security Law
  • Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution

Military Studies

  • Air Power History
  • Military Operations Research

Peace & Conflict Studies

  • Media, War and Conflict

Terrorism & Political Violence

  • Jahrbuch Terrorismus
  • Perspectives on Terrorism

Notable policy institutes

  • Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (USA)
  • Australian Strategic Policy Institute (Australia)
  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (international)
  • Centre for Conflict Resolution (pan-African)
  • Council on Foreign Relations (USA)
  • The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (Israel)
  • Hague Center for Strategic Studies (Netherlands)
  • Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (Spain)
  • RAND Corporation (USA)
  • World Bank (international)