EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Emma Frattasio

Emma Frattasio is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science and International Development. Originally from Los Angeles, she specializes in North American politics, with a focus on social movements and collective action. She enjoys listening to true crime podcasts at double speed.

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MANAGING EDITOR

Naomi Shi

Naomi is a U3 student double-majoring in Political Science and History. She has a particular interest in US-China relations and the interplay between culture and media. In her spare time, you will find her refreshing her Twitter feed or streaming tennis!

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CONTRIBUTIONS DIRECTOR

Teresa Tolo

Teresa is a U2 student studying Economics and International Development. She was born in Kenya, has lived in six different countries and speaks four languages.

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SENIOR EDITORS

Anja Helliot

Anja is a second-year undergraduate student, pursuing a degree in Political Science, Economics and African studies. She focuses on Development Issues, Post-Colonialism, Trade and the European Union.

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Emily Jones

Emily Jones is a U3 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science, African Studies, and Environmental Studies. 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 about to enter his third year at McGill, working toward his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Development Studies. His areas of interest include electoral politics, emerging democracies, and economic development.

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Sara Parker

Sara is a U2 Political Science and Canadian Studies student interested in technology 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 U1 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Statistics. Originally from Toronto, Adam's primary areas of interest are European and North American politics, with emphases on separatist movements and electoral systems.

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Alison Lee

Alison is in her first year at McGill pursuing a degree in Political Science. Her areas of interest include US politics, international relations, and social justice.

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Alua Kulenova

Alua Kulenova is a U1 student studying Political Science and minoring in Philosophy. She specializes in Central Asian and European politics.

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Apolline Bousquet

Apolline is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in Political-Science and International Development Studies. She specializes in European and American politics.

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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 U0 student pursuing a degree in Biology with a minor in German. 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 French & Moroccan U3 student currently pursuing a degree in finance and analytics. His interests range from European politics to Middle Eastern and North African dynamics. 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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Enora Lauvau

Enora Lauvau is a U1 student currently pursuing a major in political science and a double minor in international development and Hispanic studies. Originally from France, she has dual Franco-American citizenship, which is where her interest in the American and European regions stems from. On her own time, Enora enjoys discovering different kinds of music or going running.

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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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Giordano Baratta

Giordano Baratta is a U2 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and History. A dual citizen of both Canada and Italy, his interests include Canadian politics, European history and contemporary Italian politics. In his free time, you can find him meticulously categorizing his playlists on Spotify.

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Grace Parish

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

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Jacob Lokash

Jacob Lokash is a U1 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science.

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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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Joshua Poggianti

Joshua is a U3 French student majoring in Political Science and Economics. His interests include international relations, the international political economy, and multilateralism.

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Luca Brown

Luca Brown is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in political science. He specializes in American and Canadian politics, international institutions, and trends of wealth inequality. He also thinks he's a better cook than he actually is.

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Maria Laura Chobadindegui

Maria Laura is a U1 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Latin American Studies. Originally from Argentina, Maria Laura is interested by Latin American politics, but also by Russia and the dynamics of the Syrian conflict. 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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Naomi Lyzun

Naomi Lyzun is in her third year at McGill pursuing an honours degree in Political Science with a minor in World Islamic & Middle East Studies. Her interests include political instability, regime change, women's rights, and the politics of the Middle East.

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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, political violence, and development. In her spare time, you can probably find her crying in McLennan or shopping for cheese.

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Robin Vochelet

Robin Vochelet is in his third year at McGill University. Originally from Strasbourg, France, he is currently pursuing a B.A. Honours in International Development with a minor in Political Science. He has a particular interest in Chinese history, as well politics in East Asia (both Northeast and Southeast). He is also passionate about languages, currently speaking 5 and hoping to study more in the…

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Sajneet Mangat

Sajneet is a U1 student studying History and Political Science. Born and raised in India, she is interested in histories and critical theories of South Asia focusing on gender and anti-colonial resistance. 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 second-year student in English and Communications. She is originally from Ontario, and she likes jazz.

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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 U2 student studying Economics and International Development. She was born in Kenya, has lived in six different countries and speaks four languages.

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EDITORS

Adam Steiner

Adam Steiner is a U1 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Statistics. Originally from Toronto, Adam's primary areas of interest are European and North American politics, with emphases on separatist movements and electoral systems.

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Alison Lee

Alison is in her first year at McGill pursuing a degree in Political Science. Her areas of interest include US politics, international relations, and social justice.

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Alua Kulenova

Alua Kulenova is a U1 student studying Political Science and minoring in Philosophy. She specializes in Central Asian and European politics.

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Apolline Bousquet

Apolline is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in Political-Science and International Development Studies. She specializes in European and American politics.

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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 U0 student pursuing a degree in Biology with a minor in German. 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 French & Moroccan U3 student currently pursuing a degree in finance and analytics. His interests range from European politics to Middle Eastern and North African dynamics. 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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Enora Lauvau

Enora Lauvau is a U1 student currently pursuing a major in political science and a double minor in international development and Hispanic studies. Originally from France, she has dual Franco-American citizenship, which is where her interest in the American and European regions stems from. On her own time, Enora enjoys discovering different kinds of music or going running.

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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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Giordano Baratta

Giordano Baratta is a U2 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and History. A dual citizen of both Canada and Italy, his interests include Canadian politics, European history and contemporary Italian politics. In his free time, you can find him meticulously categorizing his playlists on Spotify.

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Grace Parish

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

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Jacob Lokash

Jacob Lokash is a U1 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science.

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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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Joshua Poggianti

Joshua is a U3 French student majoring in Political Science and Economics. His interests include international relations, the international political economy, and multilateralism.

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Luca Brown

Luca Brown is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in political science. He specializes in American and Canadian politics, international institutions, and trends of wealth inequality. He also thinks he's a better cook than he actually is.

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Maria Laura Chobadindegui

Maria Laura is a U1 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Latin American Studies. Originally from Argentina, Maria Laura is interested by Latin American politics, but also by Russia and the dynamics of the Syrian conflict. 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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Naomi Lyzun

Naomi Lyzun is in her third year at McGill pursuing an honours degree in Political Science with a minor in World Islamic & Middle East Studies. Her interests include political instability, regime change, women's rights, and the politics of the Middle East.

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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, political violence, and development. In her spare time, you can probably find her crying in McLennan or shopping for cheese.

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Robin Vochelet

Robin Vochelet is in his third year at McGill University. Originally from Strasbourg, France, he is currently pursuing a B.A. Honours in International Development with a minor in Political Science. He has a particular interest in Chinese history, as well politics in East Asia (both Northeast and Southeast). He is also passionate about languages, currently speaking 5 and hoping to study more in the…

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Sajneet Mangat

Sajneet is a U1 student studying History and Political Science. Born and raised in India, she is interested in histories and critical theories of South Asia focusing on gender and anti-colonial resistance. 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 second-year student in English and Communications. She is originally from Ontario, and she likes jazz.

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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 U2 student studying Economics and International Development. She was born in Kenya, has lived in six different countries and speaks four languages.

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WRITERS

AdamBenzaari

Adam Benzaari is a U2 Student majoring in Economics and Mathematics, passionate about…

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Adam Steiner

Adam Steiner is a U1 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 in her first year at McGill pursuing a degree in Political Science. Her…

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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 fourth 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 deuxième année, poursuivant un Bachelor en Sciences…

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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 U1 student currently pursuing a major in political science and a…

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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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GabrielaMathew

Gabriela is in her third year majoring in International Development Studies, and…

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Giordano Baratta

Giordano Baratta is a U2 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and History.…

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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 U2 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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Jessica Huang

Jessica is in her first year at McGill studying Life Sciences, and intends to minor…

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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 is a U2 Economics and International Development student. As a Montreal…

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Lauren Naniche

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

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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 U3 student double-majoring in Political Science and History. She has a particular interest in US-China relations and the interplay between culture and media. In her spare time, you will find her refreshing her Twitter 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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