Fall 2011 Issue Released

The Editors are pleased to announce the release of the Fall 2011 Issue.



Fall 2011 Roster

The editors are excited to announce the selections for the Fall 2011 Issue (Vol. 2, No. 4):

Ben Feibleman, GS '11: "The Evil Within: How Social Structures Unleash Hate and Violence."
P. Anthony Arias, CC '12: "Welfare Politics in Latin America: A Comparitive Analysis"
Alexa Goldson, CC '12: "The Roads From Serfdom: Comparing Russian and Estonian Trade Liberalization"
Nicolas Miyares, CC '12: "The New Federalists: Is the US a model for Russian reformers?"
Mason Fitch, CC '12: "A Free Press No More: The Effects of Competition and Bias in US Political Media"
Adam S. Sieff, CC '11: "In Defense of the Plural State: The Future of the Democratic Republic in a time of Multiculturalism"


Fall 2011 Update

We are now reviewing submissions for Fall 2011! Thank you to our submittors for your hard work.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of the submissions we receive, we are only able to contact those whose submissions have been selected for publication. Submittors will be notified by July 23.


Meet the New Editors 

Publius recently selected its new management team for the 2011-2012 academic year. Congratulations, Nida and Brandon!

Editor in Chief: Nida Vidutis, CC'12 (Political Theory and Sociocultural Anthropology)

Originally from Takoma Park, Nida is a rising senior in Columbia College, where she majors in Political Theory and Anthropology. On campus, she is President of the Political Science Student Association and an executive board member of Columbia's Amnesty International chapter. She also conducts interviews and gives tours for the Undergraduate Recruitment Committee, and has conducted political and legal research for the Department of Political Science. Nida holds research interests in identity politics, post-colonial Africa, secularism and democratic theory.

Executive Editor: Brandon Storm, CC'12 (Political Science and Economics)

Originally from Los Angeles, Brandon Storm is rising senior in Columbia College, where he majors in Political Science and Economics. Brandon has been an editorial intern at Dissent, as well as an intern at the International Rescue Committee and the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative. On campus, he has conducted political economic research for the Department of Economics. Brandon's research interests are in political economy and political media, as well as in Hispanophone and Lusophone studies.


Submit for Fall 2011

Publius is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2011 issue. Submit your seminar papers, thesis chapters or other academic works to Some of our works are available on, on many topics as how to park on a hill. For paper guidelines, see here.