Charles is the Editor-in-Chief of the MIR. He completed his History/Political Science BA at McGill before ~logically~ continuing his path at McGill's Faculty of Medicine. McGill once McGill twice, as they say. He focuses on International Relations as well as China and Québec politics.
Elizabeth Hurley is in her third year at McGill, studying Political Science and Russian language. Her interests lie in political theory, development, and modern international power dynamics. Though more accustomed to North Carolina's mild weather, she refuses to let Montréal winters prevent her from enjoying spending time outdoors.
Emma Frattasio is a U3 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.
Justine Coutu is a final year student in Economics and International Development. As a Montreal native, she is particularly interested in North American politics, as well as issues surrounding development. In her free time, you'll find her watching reruns of Grey's Anatomy.
Anja is a third-year undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Political Science, Economics 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.
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.
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.
Juliana Riverin is a U3 student currently pursuing a double major in Political Science and Canadian Studies. She specializes in culture pieces that relate to the subjects of race and gender, as well as Canadian international affairs. In addition to her role as MIR Contributor Editor, she acts as a Managing Editor for Chrysalis and is a a member of the Project W.O.R.D. Advisory Board.
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.
Matthias Hoenisch is in his third 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.
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.
Sajneet is a U2 student studying History and Social studies of medicine. She is interested in critical histories of South Asia and and her academic work emphasizes gender, caste, health equity, resistance and violence. In her spare time, she can be found debating, making to-do lists or repairing her two bicycles.
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.
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.
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.
Joy is a third year student pursuing Political Science and International Development with a minor in Hispanic Studies. Her interests lie in climate policies, immigration and IR. When she's not writing for the MIR, you'll probably find her watching spy movies or taking pictures of her dog in clothes.
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.
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.