Women's Caucus (WCIS)

A map of WCIS's Panel Titles from ISA 2013

Welcome to WCIS

WCIS is devoted to upgrading the status of women in the profession of international studies. WCIS is a place for all women, regardless of sex/gender assignment at birth; WCIS also welcomes allies. WCIS seeks to promote equal opportunities for women in their professional lives, from graduate school admissions through all stages of employment. WCIS also seeks to promote women's professional development, both in academic and non-academic professional careers in international studies.


Jennifer Ramos | Caucus Chair
March 2020 - April 2021
Loyola Marymount University

Jamie E. Scalera | Caucus Program Chair
March 2020 - April 2021
Georgia Southern University

See Governance & Leadership

In Memoriam: Amy Eckert

We in the Women's Caucus are deeply saddened by the recent passing of Dr. Amy Eckert. Amy was an outstanding scholar, mentor, and friend. She was passionate about advancing the status of women in the profession, and we are grateful for her service on the Women's Caucus executive board. We send our deepest sympathy to her family, friends, colleagues, and students. Amy will be missed.