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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.