EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

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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MANAGING EDITOR

Savannah Sguigna

Savannah is a fourth year student pursuing an honours degree in English, with minors in Communications and Urban Geography. She is interested in data privacy, technology law, and urban development.

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CONTRIBUTIONS DIRECTOR

Naomi Lyzun

Naomi Lyzun is in her fourth year at McGill pursuing an Honours degree in Political Science with a minor in World Islamic & Middle East Studies. Her interests include political instability, the relationship between religion and politics, and women's rights.

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SENIOR EDITORS

Adam Steiner

Adam Steiner is a U4 student pursuing an honours degree in Political Science with a minor in Statistics. Adam has written numerous articles about North American and European politics, and has an interest in healthcare and health policy.

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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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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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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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Sara Parker

Sara is a U3 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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MEDIA EDITORS

SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR

Laura Clow

Social Media Editor and U2 Psychology/History student.
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EDITORS

Darius Jamal

Darius is a third year student at McGill, working towards his Bachelor of Arts. He is studying honours Political Science and a major in Economics.

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Derya Ekin

Derya Ekin is a third year student double majoring in International Development Studies and Psychology. Her areas of interests include human rights, environmental issues, and foreign policy in the Middle East.

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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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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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Jihan Dahanayaka

Jihan Dahanayaka is a U2 student studying International Development and Economics. He has interests in natural resource/environmental conflicts and development economics.

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Joseph Abounohra

Joseph Abounohra is a U1 student majoring in International Management and minoring in Political Science. From France and Lebanon, he has lived in eight different countries. His areas of interest include the Middle East, South America, and Sustainability. He dedicates his free time to photography and cooking.

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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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Matthew Farrell

Matthew is a third year McGill student pursuing an Honours Degree in Political Science.

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Rory Daly

Rory is a U3 student double-majoring in Political Science and International Development. They are particularly interested in Latin American politics and the intersection of media and government policy.

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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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Sarenna McKellar

Sarenna is a U2 student studying economics and political science. She is especially interested in trying to break down complex topics in finance and economics in digestible ways.

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Savannah Sguigna

Savannah is a fourth year student pursuing an honours degree in English, with minors in Communications and Urban Geography. She is interested in data privacy, technology law, and urban development.

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Seunghyun Nam

Seunghyun Nam is a second year student at McGill majoring in Political Science and Computer Science.

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Skyler Bohnert

Skyler is a U1 student pursuing a degree in Political Science and History. His main areas of interest include US foreign policy, international organizations, and countries that are underappreciated in the media.

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Thierry Prud'homme

Thierry Prud'homme est un étudiant de U4 en Sciences Politiques et Histoire. Mexicain et québéquois, il s'intéresse principalement aux thèmes liés aux dynamiques socio-politiques de l'Amérique Latine, avec un intérêt spécial pour les héritages coloniaux, la migration, l'institutionalisation des partis politiques et la gouvernance démocratique, entre autres.

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Zach Brousseau

Zach is a third year student in Political Science and Economics.

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WRITERS

Adam Benzaari

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

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Adam Steiner

Adam Steiner is a U4 student pursuing an honours degree in Political Science with a…

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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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Alua Kulenova

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

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Amy Rosenbluth

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

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Anja Helliot

Anja is a second-year undergraduate student, pursuing a degree in Political Science,…

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Anna Lafforgue

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

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Anya Narang

Anya is a third-year student studying double majoring in Economics and International…

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Apolline Bousquet

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

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Asher Laws

Asher is a final year studying History and Political Science. Born and raised in…

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Ava Torkaman

Ava is a fourth-year student pursuing a Political Science and International…

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Boubacar Ouane

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

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Celia Medjad

Celia is a French second-year student majoring in political science and international…

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César al-Zawahra

César Al-Zawahra is a student majoring in French and English literary studies. His…

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Cesar Ramirez

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

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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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Emily Rowe

Emily Rowe is a fourth year student pursuing a degree in Political Science. She has a…

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Emma Roy-Contancin

Emma is a U2 student pursuing a double major in Political Science and International…

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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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Gabriela Mathew

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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Hugo Vitrac

Hugo Vitrac is a second year student pursuing an Honour degree in Political with a…

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India Blaisdell

India Blaisdell is a U4 Cognitive Science and World Cinema student currently working…

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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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