Staff

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Alison Lee

Alison is in her final 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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MANAGING EDITOR

Zalan Teodor Gaspar

Teodor is The McGill International Review's Managing Editor for the 2023-24 academic year and a fourth-year student in political science, economics and communication studies.

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CONTRIBUTIONS DIRECTOR

SENIOR EDITORS

Anya Narang

Anya is a fourth-year student studying double majoring in Economics and International Development. Her areas of focus include women's health and South-Asian politics.

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Joseph Abounohra

Joseph Abounohra is a U4 student with a major in International Management, a concentration in Finance, and a minor in Political Science.

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Skyler Bohnert

Skyler is a third year 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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Zach Brousseau

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

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MEDIA EDITORS

SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR

EDITORS

Adam Benzaari

Adam Benzaari is a U2 Student majoring in Economics and Mathematics, passionate about current affairs notably the global economy and MENA tendencies.

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Arezo Farah

Arezo is a fourth-year student completing an honours degree in Political Science. Her areas of focus include the developing world, women's rights and global terrorism.

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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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Elena Lee

U2 International Development, Political Science, & Classics. Subscriber of e-mail newsletters. Add me on the New York Times crossword!

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Eliza Yip

Eliza Yip is pursuing studies in Political Science and Economics. Her region interests include the United States and East Asia.

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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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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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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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Alessandro Bozzi

Former student in economics and finance at McGill. I write on topics related to the…

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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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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 fourth-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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Arezo Farah

Arezo is a fourth-year student completing an honours degree in Political Science. Her…

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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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Bella Jackson

A McGill Political Science and Anthropology student with a passion for foreign…

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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 undergoing an Enriched Honours in French Language and…

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Cesar Ramirez

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

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Charlotte Power

Charlotte is a 4th year student studying Political Science, International Development…

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Dana Malapit

Dana Malapit is a U3 Honours Political Science student. She is particularly…

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Darius Jamal

Darius is a fourth year student at McGill, working towards his Bachelor of Arts. He…

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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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Elena Lee

U2 International Development, Political Science, & Classics. Subscriber of e-mail…

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Emily Jones

Emily Jones is a U3 student currently pursuing a degree in Political Science, African…

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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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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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