EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Alec Regino

Alec Regino is a U3 student currently pursuing a degree in Sociology and History. Originally from the Philippines, he has a keen interest in immigration policy, Asia Pacific geopolitics, and the dynamics of ethnicity/race, class, and gender in society. When he's not writing for MIR, Alec is usually studying in McLennan or baking cookies.

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MANAGING EDITOR

Shirley Wang

Shirley Wang is a U3 student currently pursuing majors in Political Science as well as Microbiology and Immunology. Hailing from Brampton, ON., her interests lie in Asia Pacific geopolitics, American foreign policy, gender and IR, and global health. In her spare time, Shirley can be found on the volleyball court or tucked in bed with a good book.

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CREATIVE & MEDIA DIRECTOR

Camille Point

Camille Point is a third-year student currently pursuing a degree in English and Communication Studies. In particular, her interests include exploring the relationship between media and cultural studies, especially discourse surrounding gender politics and feminist activism. While away from her MIR duties, Camille can be found going grocery shopping for bread or running around with a tripod.

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SENIOR EDITORS

Allegra Mendelson

Allegra Mendelson is a U3 student currently pursuing a double major in Economics and World Religions. She specializes in articles relating to Southeast Asia, particularly Myanmar, the international refugee regime, democratization, and the interrelation of religion and politics. She is passionately averse to anything orange.

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Helena Martin

Helena is in U3 studying Political Science, Economics, and French. She specializes in Asia Pacific politics, and she is very interested in immigration policies, cybersecurity, and legislative procedures. In her spare time, she is happily sipping tea while caring for her many houseplants.

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FRENCH SECTION EDITOR

SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR

Evelyne Goulet

Evelyne Goulet is a U3 student, double majoring in political science and history. A Montreal native, she is particularly interested in North American politics and gender equality. In her free time, she likes to brunch and waste time on Twitter.

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EDITORS

Albert Gunnison

Albert Gunnison is a U3 Economics and Political Science student at McGill University. He originally hails from Bow, New Hampshire, and grew up in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Albert specializes in Middle Eastern and North American studies for the MIR. He enjoys playing basketball and getting involved on campus in his free time.

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Angello Alcazar

Angello Alcazar is a U3 student currently pursuing a degree in Sociology and Literature. An Italian-Peruvian citizen, he is passionate about cultural phenomena, social justice, and sociological issues such as stratification and the social construction of race and gender. In his spare time, Angello is usually writing stories in cafés or watching old movies with friends.

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Anja Helliot

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

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Anthony Kuan

Anthony Kuan is a U3 student pursuing a degree in History and Political Science. He is interested in studying the seminal historical dynamics responsible for developing modern East Asia, and the broader role that these dynamics have had in influencing the political relationships that extend through and beyond the region.

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Brian McGinn

Brian McGinn is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in urban studies. Originally from suburban America, he is particularly interested in urbanism and sustainable development in East Asia and abroad. When Brian isn't writing from MIR, you can probably find him trying to find a decent cup of coffee or in line at Soupe Café about to buy his 4th grilled cheese of the week.

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Charles Lepage

Charles just completed his History/Political Science BA at McGill and ~logically~ continued 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.

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Christopher Ciafro

Christopher Ciafro is an honours political science student at McGill University and Montréal native. He has experience working in the Canadian civil service, and a certificate in International Conflict Studies from SciencesPo Paris. If he ever goes missing, you can probably find him at the nearest piano, playing Italian folk songs.

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Clariza-Isabel Castro

Clariza is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in Economics and International Development. She has a strong interest in global education, international law, and the economic implications of foreign affairs.

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Elias Lemercier

Elias Lemercier is a U3 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science and Sociology. He specializes in french politic and globally in Europe affairs.

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Elizabeth Hurley

Elizabeth Hurley is in her second year at McGill, studying Political Science. 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.

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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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Gracie Webb

Gracie is a 4th year student pursuing a Joint Honours degree in Political Science and World Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies. She specializes in American and Middle Eastern politics, with a focus on Turkey. Her personal ambition is to adopt three beagles and name them Ruth, Bader, and Ginsburg.

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Hannah Judelson-Kelly

Hannah Judelson-Kelly is a U1 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science and Economics. She specializes in North American and European Politics, and is very passionate about topic surrounding gender equality. You can most often find her searching for bagels around Montreal.

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Juliana Riverin

Juliana Riverin is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science and a minor in Canadian Studies. She specializes in culture pieces that relate to the subjects of race and gender, as well as Canadian international affairs. When not writing for MIR she acts as a web editor for Chrysalis.

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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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Natalie Gastevich

Natalie Gastevich is a U2 student pursing a degree in International Development Studies, with minors in Sociology and the Social Studies of Medicine. This is her first year as a editor for MIR. She has an avid interest in local American politics, particularly in her hometown of Chicago. Next semester Natalie will be studying in East Africa on the African Field Study Semester with McGill.

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Nikita Buchko

Nikita Buchko is a U3 student pursuing a degree in Political Science, Economics, and Management. He specializes in states of the former Soviet Union, especially with regards to foreign policy and political economy. Aside from writing for MIR, Nikita loves to go shopping for home decor at Winners.

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Paloma Baumgartner

Paloma Baumgartner is a U3 student currently pursuing a degree in Literature, Hispanic studies and Social Entrepreneurship, in the aim to work in publishing later on. Within MIR, she specializes in European affairs. She is one of the rare French people who actually dislike cheese. Fortunately for her, wine is not an issue.

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Rebecka Eriksdotter Pieder

Rebecka is a U3 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science, with minors in Russian Culture and Communication Studies. She specializes in the politics of social justice in North America, Scandinavia, and Eastern Europe.

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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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Valeria Lau

Valeria Lau is a U1 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science and International Development. Originally from Venezuela, she is interested in Latin American issues, environmental matters, and the eradication of poverty.

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WRITERS

Aleza Waheed

Aleza is currently pursuing a degree in International Development and History with a…

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Alua Kulenova

Alua Kulenova is a U1 student studying Political Science and minoring in Philosophy.…

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Anna Beebe

Anna Beebe is a U1 student currently pursuing a degree in Anatomy and Cell Biology.…

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Apolline Bousquet

Apolline is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in Political-Science and…

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Cesar Ramirez

Chino is a U1 student currently pursuing a degree in Sociology and International…

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Devanshi Bhangle

Devanshi Bhangle is a U0 student who plans to pursue a degree in Biology with a minor…

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Elizabeth Franceschini

Elizabeth Franceschini is a U2 student pursuing a B.A. in Political Science 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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Jack Kline

Jack is a U1 student currently pursuing a double major in Economics and Political…

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Jacob Lokash

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

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Jordan Royt

Jordan Royt is a U1 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Islamic…

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Justine Coutu

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

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Kareem Hammami

Kareem is a first year student currently pursuing a degree in Environment. He…

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Killian Abellon

Killian Abellon is a U1 student currently pursuing a BA&Sc degree in…

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Lauren Naniche

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

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Léa Cerdán

Léa Cerdán is a U3 student pursuing a degree in Political Science. She is…

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Lilla Adams

Lilla is a U3 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science, with minors…

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Lucille Fradin

Lucille Fradin is a U3 student double majoring in Political Science and International…

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Maëna Raoux

Maëna Raoux is a second year undergraduate student currently studying Economics and…

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Maria Laura Chobadindegui

Maria Laura is a U1 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and Latin American…

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Mark Siraut

Mark is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science and History. He…

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Max Clark

Max Clark is a Third Year student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science.…

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Michael Leger

Michael Leger studies History and Political Science. He writes on North American…

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Mohit Mann

Mohit Mann is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science and…

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Naomi Shi

Naomi is a U1 student double-majoring in Political Science and History. She has a…

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Nathalie Redick

Nathalie Redick is a U1 student currently pursuing a combined major in Economics and…

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Ornella Teta

Ornella Teta is a U2 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science and…

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Sara Parker

Sara is a U0 Arts student planning on majoring in Political Science. She is…

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Sarah Farb

Sarah is a U1 student currently pursuing an Honours degree in Political Science with…

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Teresa Tolo

Teresa is a U2 student studying Economics and International Development. She was born…

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William Fajzel

“William Fajzel is a U3 student currently pursuing a degree in Economics with a…

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Wing Wong

Wing Wong is a U1 student currently studying Political Science and Computer Science.…

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Ximena Ramirez Villanueva

Ximena Ramirez Villanueva is a U2 student currently pursuing a Joint Honours degree…

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SOCIAL MEDIA REPORTERS

Emily Jones

Emily Jones is a U1 student currently pursuing a degree in Hispanic Studies and Environmental Studies. From Boston, Massachusetts, USA, she has specific interests in international relations and climate justice. Emily has also been a classical ballet dancer for the past 15 years.

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GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

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 U1 student double-majoring in Political Science and History. She has a particular interest in US-Sino 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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David Boot

David Boot is a U2 International Development Studies Student with an interest in filmmaking and photography.

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PODCASTERS

Naomi Shi

Naomi is a U1 student double-majoring in Political Science and History. She has a particular interest in US-Sino 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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PHOTOGRAPHERS

David Boot

David Boot is a U2 International Development Studies Student with an interest in filmmaking and photography.

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