Editor-in-Chief – Meghan Kleinsteiber
Meghan Kleinsteiber is a second-year Master’s candidate at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) where she is studying China Studies and International Economics. Her research interests include ASEAN, the role of China in Southeast Asia, as well as U.S. foreign policy and regional architecture. 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.
Senior Editor – Lauren Caldwell
Lauren Caldwell is a second-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. She has also interned at the US-ASEAN Business Council, the US-Asia Institute, and the U.S. Department of State.
Managing Editor – Selena An
Selena An is a second year Master’s student at the Johns Hopkins University Nitze School of Advanced International Relations (SAIS), concentrating in International Law & Organizations and International Economics. She has just completed the first half of her dual degree program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she received her Master of Science in Public Health in the Department of International Health. Her academic interests rest at the intersection of political economy, health, the environment, vulnerable and marginalized populations, and the role of international organizations. She is a 2011 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where she majored in political economy and integrative biology.
Web Editor & Publicity Director – Rachel Ostrow
Rachel Ostrow is a second-year M.A .candidate at SAIS, concentrating in Russian and Eurasian Studies and International Economics. Prior to SAIS, Rachel worked for several years in the nonprofit sector in New York City. Rachel served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Turkmenistan, where she was an English and environmental education volunteer. She is a 2007 graduate of Mount Holyoke College, where she double-majored in Russian and Eurasian Studies and History. Research interests at SAIS include Russia’s growing role in the Asia-Pacific region, environmental issues in Central Asia, and political implications of regime change throughout the former Soviet Union.
Fall 2013 Assistant Editors
Previous Editorial Staff: 2012-2013