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Editor-in-Chief – Aanchal Anand

Aanchal Anand is a second-year MA student at Johns Hopkins SAIS. She is pursuing a dual concentration in Russian & Eurasian Studies and South Asian Studies, as well as an Emerging Markets Specialization. Prior to SAIS, she worked in investment banking and corporate strategy. Her research interests include transition countries, shadow economies, and conflict zones.

Senior Editor – Shannon Thomas

Shannon Thomas is a second-year master’s candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where she studies international economics and finance with a concentration in energy and environment. Prior to joining SAIS she worked at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC, and in Japan for the Kobe city government. She is interested in how government policies and financing mechanisms can be used in tandem to enhance energy security and climate resilience while lowering environmental impacts in the Americas and in Asia.

Managing Editor – Nic Wondra

Nic Wondra is currently a second-year M.A. student in the Russian and Eurasian Studies program at Johns Hopkins SAIS. Prior to this, he spent two years living in Tbilisi, Georgia as a Fulbright Scholar, where he studied education reform policy. A native of Colorado, Nic has also worked in Tajikistan and Armenia and studied in Russia and Ukraine. He is proficient in Russian, and has written for the Russian Analytical Digest. He is a 2009 graduate from Cornell College with a degree in international relations and Russian.

Web Editor & Publicity Director – Jamie Lee

Jamie Lee  is a second-year master’s candidate at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where she is pursuing a concentration in Korea Studies with a specialization in Emerging Markets. She received her bachelor’s degree in economics with a minor in music from Dartmouth College in 2007. Jamie has interned for the Trade and Employment Programme at International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland and worked in investment banking in New York.

Associate Editors

Meghan Kleinsteiber is a first-year Master’s candidate at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) where she is studying China Studies and International Economics.  She is a native of Colorado but prior to SAIS traveled, worked, and studied around the world including China, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Cuba.  She graduated from St. Olaf College in 2012.

Lauren Caldwell is a first-year M.A. student at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where she is pursuing a degree in China Studies and International Economics. Prior to beginning her studies at SAIS, Lauren served as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Yilan County, Taiwan. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2010 with degrees in Foreign Affairs and East Asian Studies.

Assistant Editors

Perkha Ahmed
Matthew Bleiman
Katryn Bowe
Miriam D’Onofrio
Sarah Hoban
Kyle Johnson
Jara Jungmin Kim
Hadley Nagel
Neda Oreizy
Max Peck
Stanley Seiden
Sameera Syed
Cassady Walters
Shannon Way
Matt Williams
J. Patrick Zubin