EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Emma Frattasio

Emma Frattasio is a U4 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and International Development. Originally from Los Angeles, she specializes in North American politics, focusing on social movements, mass media, and urbanism. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to true crime podcasts at double speed.

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MANAGING EDITOR

Naomi Shi

Naomi is a U2 student majoring in Political Science and minoring in History and Economics. She has a particular interest in Sino-US relations and the interplay between culture and media. In her spare time, you will find her refreshing her Reddit feed or streaming tennis.

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CONTRIBUTIONS DIRECTOR

Teresa Tolo

Teresa is a U3 student studying Economics and International Development. She was born in Kenya, has lived in six different countries and speaks four languages. Her main interest lies in issues related to development, politics and economic growth in Africa and South America.

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SENIOR EDITORS

Anja Helliot

Anja is a third-year undergraduate student pursuing a Joint Honours degree in Political Science and African studies. She focuses on Development Issues, Post-Colonialism, and African and European politics. When not editing or writing articles for the MIR, Anja can be found in the streets of Montreal, desperately looking for a good French croissant.

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Emily Jones

Emily Jones is a U3 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science, Latin American Studies, and Environmental Studies. Originally from Massachusetts, she has specific interests in Indigenous climate activism, international law, and the politics of securitization and human rights.

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Matthias Hoenisch

Matthias Hoenisch is in his fourth year at McGill, working toward his BA in Political Science and International Development Studies. His areas of interest include electoral politics, emerging democracies, and economic development. In his spare time, he can be found playing and/or watching soccer, tennis, and basketball.

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Sara Parker

Sara is a U2 Political Science and Canadian Studies student interested in tech and social justice issues. She likes exploring unique angles for well-known subjects, podcasts, and regularly watching the same four movies.

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Tim Rhydderch

U2 undergraduate student at McGill University studying Politics and Philosophy.

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SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR

EDITORS

Adam Steiner

Adam Steiner is a U2 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Statistics. Adam's primary areas of interest are European and North American politics.

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Alison Lee

Alison is a U1 student at McGill pursuing a degree in Political Science and Sociology. Her areas of interest include US politics, Asia-Pacific regional relations, and social justice.

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Alua Kulenova

Alua Kulenova is a U2 student studying Honours Political Science and minoring in Philosophy. She has an interest in Canadian, Central Asian, and American politics, with a particular passion for global health.

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Apolline Bousquet

After having completed a B.A in political science and International Development Studies, Apolline is now a graduate student pursuing a diploma in Public Administration and Governance. As a French native who grew up in Montréal, she is particularly interested by European affairs and democratic issues.

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Asher Laws

Asher is a final year studying History and Political Science. Born and raised in London, Asher has a particular interest in the role Britain plays in global affairs. He also enjoys learning about American foreign policy and the intersection between international business and political risk.

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Cesar Ramirez

Chino is a U1 student currently pursuing a degree in Sociology and International Development Studies. He specializes in social change and politics in North America and Asia Pacific.

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Devanshi Bhangle

Devanshi Bhangle is a U1 student pursuing a degree in Microbiology and Immunology with a minor in Entrepreneurship. Her interests include public health, gender studies, and global decolonization. In addition to writing for the MIR, she's on a mission to find the best almond croissant in Montreal.

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Driss Zeghari

Driss is a U1 student currently pursuing a degree in finance. His interests range from international relations to European politics. When not writing for the MIR, Driss is usually walking around with friends, imitating the breath of Darth Vader.

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Emma-Jane Ni

Emma is in her third year at McGill pursuing a B.A Joint Honours in Political Science and International Development. Her particular areas of interest are in Chinese and Southeast Asian politics, Asian security, as well as authoritarian politics.

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Erika MacKenzie

Erika MacKenzie is a U3 Sociology major with a double minor in International Development and Communications studies. In her writing, Erika has covered a broad range of topics including arts and culture, North American politics, the environment, and social justice issues. Erika has also been published in the McGill Tribune, Global Green News, and HuffPost Canada.

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Grace Parish

Grace Parish is a U0 student hoping to study economics and international development, with interests in politics and culture.

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Jacob Lokash

Jacob Lokash is a U2 student pursuing a Joint Honours degree in Political Science and History. He is particularly interested in issues related to North American politics, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and climate change.

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Jessica Maloney

Jessica is a U2 Artsci student majoring in Political Science and Chemistry and minoring in Economics. Her primary interests are political theory and the intersection of science and politics.

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Luca Brown

Luca Brown is a first year student in McGill's Law Faculty. His interests in American and Canadian politics, social movements, and issues of wealth inequality.

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Maria Laura Chobadindegui

Maria Laura is a U2 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Philosophy. Originally from Argentina, Maria Laura is mostly interested by Latin American politics, Canada-Québec relations and the Middle East. When she's not writing for MIR, she can be found spinning in a ballet class.

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Max Clark

Max Clark is a Fourth Year student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science. He specializes in American, European and Asian politics, especially American polarization and human rights. He is hoping to gain a deeper understanding of his country's current political turmoil by immersing himself in American politics.

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Nina Russell

Nina is a third-year student pursuing a joint honours degree in Political Science and History. She is interested in human rights and political violence. In her spare time, you can probably find her on a beach with a glass of wine, some brie and a good book.

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Robin Vochelet

Robin Vochelet was a Staff Writer at the MIR from January 2020 to April 2021. He completed a B.A. First Class Honours in International Development Studies with a minor in Political Science in May 2021, and went on to pursue a Master in International Affairs at the National University of Singapore.

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Sajneet Mangat

Sajneet is a U3 student studying history and social studies of medicine. She is interested in the intersections of public health and history, and her academic work emphasizes structural determinants of health, gender, and violence. In her spare time, she can be found debating, making to-do lists or repairing her two bicycles.

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Savannah Sguigna

Savannah is a third year student pursuing an honours degree in English Cultural Studies. She is interested in Canadian media and urban policy, and she likes a good dad joke.

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Selene Coiffard-D'Amico

Selene is currently pursuing a degree in Economics and Philosophy and comes from a multicultural and multilingual background. In addition to her fields of study, she is passionate about History and Biology because of the roles they play in understanding ourselves and others.

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Teresa Tolo

Teresa is a U3 student studying Economics and International Development. She was born in Kenya, has lived in six different countries and speaks four languages. Her main interest lies in issues related to development, politics and economic growth in Africa and South America.

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EDITORS

Adam Steiner

Adam Steiner is a U2 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Statistics. Adam's primary areas of interest are European and North American politics.

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Alison Lee

Alison is a U1 student at McGill pursuing a degree in Political Science and Sociology. Her areas of interest include US politics, Asia-Pacific regional relations, and social justice.

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Alua Kulenova

Alua Kulenova is a U2 student studying Honours Political Science and minoring in Philosophy. She has an interest in Canadian, Central Asian, and American politics, with a particular passion for global health.

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Apolline Bousquet

After having completed a B.A in political science and International Development Studies, Apolline is now a graduate student pursuing a diploma in Public Administration and Governance. As a French native who grew up in Montréal, she is particularly interested by European affairs and democratic issues.

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Asher Laws

Asher is a final year studying History and Political Science. Born and raised in London, Asher has a particular interest in the role Britain plays in global affairs. He also enjoys learning about American foreign policy and the intersection between international business and political risk.

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Cesar Ramirez

Chino is a U1 student currently pursuing a degree in Sociology and International Development Studies. He specializes in social change and politics in North America and Asia Pacific.

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Devanshi Bhangle

Devanshi Bhangle is a U1 student pursuing a degree in Microbiology and Immunology with a minor in Entrepreneurship. Her interests include public health, gender studies, and global decolonization. In addition to writing for the MIR, she's on a mission to find the best almond croissant in Montreal.

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Driss Zeghari

Driss is a U1 student currently pursuing a degree in finance. His interests range from international relations to European politics. When not writing for the MIR, Driss is usually walking around with friends, imitating the breath of Darth Vader.

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Emma-Jane Ni

Emma is in her third year at McGill pursuing a B.A Joint Honours in Political Science and International Development. Her particular areas of interest are in Chinese and Southeast Asian politics, Asian security, as well as authoritarian politics.

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Erika MacKenzie

Erika MacKenzie is a U3 Sociology major with a double minor in International Development and Communications studies. In her writing, Erika has covered a broad range of topics including arts and culture, North American politics, the environment, and social justice issues. Erika has also been published in the McGill Tribune, Global Green News, and HuffPost Canada.

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Grace Parish

Grace Parish is a U0 student hoping to study economics and international development, with interests in politics and culture.

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Jacob Lokash

Jacob Lokash is a U2 student pursuing a Joint Honours degree in Political Science and History. He is particularly interested in issues related to North American politics, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and climate change.

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Jessica Maloney

Jessica is a U2 Artsci student majoring in Political Science and Chemistry and minoring in Economics. Her primary interests are political theory and the intersection of science and politics.

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Luca Brown

Luca Brown is a first year student in McGill's Law Faculty. His interests in American and Canadian politics, social movements, and issues of wealth inequality.

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Maria Laura Chobadindegui

Maria Laura is a U2 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Philosophy. Originally from Argentina, Maria Laura is mostly interested by Latin American politics, Canada-Québec relations and the Middle East. When she's not writing for MIR, she can be found spinning in a ballet class.

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Max Clark

Max Clark is a Fourth Year student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science. He specializes in American, European and Asian politics, especially American polarization and human rights. He is hoping to gain a deeper understanding of his country's current political turmoil by immersing himself in American politics.

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Nina Russell

Nina is a third-year student pursuing a joint honours degree in Political Science and History. She is interested in human rights and political violence. In her spare time, you can probably find her on a beach with a glass of wine, some brie and a good book.

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Robin Vochelet

Robin Vochelet was a Staff Writer at the MIR from January 2020 to April 2021. He completed a B.A. First Class Honours in International Development Studies with a minor in Political Science in May 2021, and went on to pursue a Master in International Affairs at the National University of Singapore.

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Sajneet Mangat

Sajneet is a U3 student studying history and social studies of medicine. She is interested in the intersections of public health and history, and her academic work emphasizes structural determinants of health, gender, and violence. In her spare time, she can be found debating, making to-do lists or repairing her two bicycles.

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Savannah Sguigna

Savannah is a third year student pursuing an honours degree in English Cultural Studies. She is interested in Canadian media and urban policy, and she likes a good dad joke.

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Selene Coiffard-D'Amico

Selene is currently pursuing a degree in Economics and Philosophy and comes from a multicultural and multilingual background. In addition to her fields of study, she is passionate about History and Biology because of the roles they play in understanding ourselves and others.

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Teresa Tolo

Teresa is a U3 student studying Economics and International Development. She was born in Kenya, has lived in six different countries and speaks four languages. Her main interest lies in issues related to development, politics and economic growth in Africa and South America.

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WRITERS

Adam Steiner

Adam Steiner is a U2 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Statistics.…

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Adin Chan

Adin is a third-year student double majoring in Economics and Political Science. He…

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Ali Ege Gursoy

Ali is a Master's student pursuing a degree in Economics. He is originally from…

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Alison Lee

Alison is a U1 student at McGill pursuing a degree in Political Science and…

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Amy Rosenbluth

A.K Rosenbluth is a 4th year student of Political Science and International…

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Anna Lafforgue

Anna is a third year McGill student honouring in Political Science and minoring in…

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Boubacar Ouane

Boubacar Ouane is a U2 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Economics.…

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Dana Malapit

Dana Malapit is a U3 Honours Political Science student. She is particularly…

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David Duan

David is a U2 student currently pursuing an honours degree in political science while…

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Diane Robert

Diane Robert est une étudiante en troisième année, poursuivant un Bachelor en…

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Ekin Kiziltan

Ekin Kiziltan, is a Turkish-Kurdish U2 student Majoring in History and Political…

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Enora Lauvau

Enora Lauvau is a U2 student currently pursuing a double major in political science…

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Erika MacKenzie

Erika MacKenzie is a U3 Sociology major with a double minor in International…

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Erling Rolseth

Born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Rolseth spent most of his life between Dallas,…

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Ewan Halliday

Ewan Halliday is a U1 student studying mathematics and economics. His interests…

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Grace Parish

Grace Parish is a U0 student hoping to study economics and international development,…

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Graydon Davidson

Graydon Davidson is a second year student pursuing a degree in Political Science and…

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Hannah Judelson-Kelly

Hannah Judelson-Kelly is a U3 student currently pursuing a degree in Political…

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Jasmine Lam

Jasmine is a U1 student studying Political Science and Economics. Her primary areas…

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Joseph Abounohra

Joseph Abounohra is a U1 student majoring in International Management and minoring in…

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Joshua Poggianti

Joshua is a U3 French student majoring in Political Science and Economics. His…

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Justine Coutu

Justine Coutu was a student in Economics and International Development. As a Montreal…

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Lauren Naniche

Lauren Naniche is a fourth-year student double-majoring in Economics and Political…

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Lila Mooney

Lila Mooney is a third-year undergraduate student pursuing a double-major in…

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Liz Franceschini

Liz Franceschini is a graduate from McGill University's 2021 class. She has a B.A. in…

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Mia Archambault

Mia is currently a U2 student pursuing a degree in Political Science. Her main areas…

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Nathalie Clement

Nathalie Clement is a U2 Political Science and History double major. She is…

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Robin Kennedy

Robin is a third-year student studying Political Science and History, with a minor in…

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Robin Vochelet

Robin Vochelet was a Staff Writer at the MIR from January 2020 to April 2021. He…

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Sara Parker

Sara is a U2 Political Science and Canadian Studies student interested in tech and…

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Savannah Sguigna

Savannah is a third year student pursuing an honours degree in English Cultural…

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Triumph Kerins

Triumph Kerins is a 4th-year Economics and Psychology student. His main area of focus…

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SOCIAL MEDIA REPORTERS

Elissa Dresdner

Elissa is a first-year student pursuing a double major in Political Science and Vocal Performance. Originally from Denmark, she is particularly interested in the European Union as well as studying conflict and politics in the Middle East.

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GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

Athena Paramithiotis

Athena is a U1 student studying Economics. She is passionate about visual arts and design.

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Olivia Yu

Olivia is a U2 student in Economics. If not drawing, reading or cooking, she can be found questioning whether a minor in Translation is really worth Googling variations of "synonymes cadavre" for three days straight.

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Charlotte Reed

Charlotte Reed is a U0 student from Toronto who plans to pursue a degree in Political Science. She enjoys graphic design, cooking, and skiing.

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Tilila Bakrim

Tilila Bakrim is a 3rd year exchange student from SciencesPo Paris, majoring in history and international relations with a focus on Middle-Eastern studies. She is passionate about politics and investigation, drawing, travelling and likes watching series till 2am with a nice cup of hot chocolate.

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VIDEOGRAPHERS

Naomi Shi

Naomi is a U2 student majoring in Political Science and minoring in History and Economics. She has a particular interest in Sino-US relations and the interplay between culture and media. In her spare time, you will find her refreshing her Reddit feed or streaming tennis.

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PODCASTERS

Mathieu Lavault

Mathieu is a U3 student majoring in Political Science and Sociology. He has a deep interest in North and South American politics and society. For him what is important in storytelling is telling the truth and being honest.

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Ashwin Nair

Ashwin Nair is a third-year student currently majoring in Materials Engineering and minoring in Political Science. As an Indian-Canadian who grew up in Hong Kong, his areas of interest include Canadian & Quebec politics, Indian subcontinental affairs, and Hong Kong-China relations, as well as antiracism, feminism, taxation & wealth redistribution policy, and environmentalism.

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PHOTOGRAPHERS

Madelyn Evans

Madelyn is a third year student pursuing a degree in Honours Political Science and double minoring in Arabic and Hispanic Studies. She has a strong interest in the refugee crisis and humanitarian issues, particularly those pertaining to Latin America and the Middle East. Additionally, she is passionate about the intersection between environmental issues and social justice.

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