Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics

Welcome to the Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics, a journal of undergraduate research in political science and government.


The editorial team from the Sigma Upsilon chapter at Elon University is thrilled to release their sixth issue: Volume XXIV, No. 1, Spring 2024!

This issue features the work of three undergraduate authors:

Connecting Theory to Reality: A Critique of Existing Migration Governance Frameworks
Erin O’Neill and Diego Pérez, Saint Joseph’s University

International Norms, Diffusion, and United Nations Efforts to Promote Judicial Independence
Christine Eldrenkamp, Eastern Illinois University

From Fields to Frontlines: The Relationship Between Drug Trafficking and Armed Conflict
Sierra Rupp, Southwestern University

The Journal welcomes submissions from undergraduates of any class or major; submissions from Pi Sigma Alpha members are especially encouraged. The Editorial Board routinely receives honors theses, senior seminar projects, capstone projects, and other original research papers produced in or out of class.

Please see the following website for more information on submitting to the Journalwww.elon.edu/u/academics/arts-and-sciences/political-science/psa-journal

Past issues of the journal can be found here.