Betty Lincoln, Editor-in-Chief
Betty is a second-year NYU MA International Relations candidate. Her research focuses on security and economics in the Asia-Pacific. She obtained a B.A. in International Relations with a minor in Asian Studies from the University of San Diego. Currently, she is pursuing a one-year Pathways internship in legal compliance and civil justice at the US Department of Labor. Betty enjoys diplomatic work involving governments and private corporations, and she aims to apply her experience in risk management and corporate government affairs. In her free time, you can find her walking her greyhound around NYC, playing tennis, or running along the Hudson.
Justin Feldman, Managing Editor
Justin Feldman (he/him) is a second-year MA student in International Relations at NYU. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2020 with a BA in International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies. With experience in the nonprofit and research sectors, Justin has led various inter-ethnic and interfaith initiatives, connecting Middle Eastern consular diplomats and entrepreneurs with grassroots leaders in the U.S. His primary research and travel focus on multipolarity, nationalist threats, and opportunities for ethno-religious diversity in the Middle East and North Africa. When he’s not immersed in current events and history, Justin enjoys cooking, binge-watching Marvel series, creating Hebrew and Arabic calligraphy, and hiking.
Bharath Gururagavendran, Managing Editor
Bharath Gururagavendran (he/him) is currently an MA candidate in International Relations at NYU. After obtaining his BALLB (Hons) degree in India, he served as a LAMP (Legislative Assistant to Member of Parliament) Fellow to MP Shri. Asaduddin Owaisi. Additionally, he holds an LLM from UCLA with specializations in International Law and Law and Philosophy. Until recently, he was an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law School, where he taught Labor Laws and Industrial Jurisprudence. He has also worked as a consulting researcher for organizations like Afronomics and NATO’s CCDCOE. Bharath’s future plans include pursuing a Ph.D. in IR, and his research interests encompass International Human Rights Law, Law and Development, Ethnic Violence, Migration, South Asian Constitutionalism, Post-coloniality, and the Regulation of Emerging Technologies. In his free time, he enjoys reading, composing fusion music, and going on long runs.
Viktoria Ivanova, Managing Editor
Viktoria Ivanova (she/her) is a first-year MA student at NYU, pursuing a degree in Global Journalism and International Relations. She holds a BA with a double major in Journalism and Mass Communication, as well as Political Science and International Relations, combined with a minor in History, from the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG). For her senior thesis, she explored the topic of “Extralegal tools for co-opting the media: a study of the Bulgarian media environment,” uncovering some of the primary challenges to media freedom in her home country. Viktoria has also published articles analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the experiences of Bulgarian university students. During her undergraduate years, she served as the Editor-in-Chief and later as the President of her university newspaper, AUBG Daily. At NYU, she aspires to delve into complex international issues and create in-depth yet accessible pieces for a broader audience.
Isabella Kates, Managing Editor
Isabella Kates (she/her) is a junior undergraduate student majoring in International Relations with a minor in Public Health. She is currently employed as a Research Assistant at NYU Langone, working on a project focused on implicit bias in medicine. Her academic interests revolve around global health diplomacy and US foreign policy. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, engaging in discussions about film and TV, and exploring thrift stores.
Carolina Xavier, Managing Editor
Carolina Xavier (she/her) is a first-year MA student in International Relations, focusing on International Law. She graduated from the University of Toronto in 2023 with an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations, emphasizing International Law & Human Rights. Over the past three years, she has worked with a political consulting firm in Brazil and at the Brazilian National Congress. Her research primarily revolves around Latin American politics and international relations, exploring how the arts and cultural spheres intersect with political and social movements. In her free time, Carolina enjoys listening to music, reading, drawing, and discovering unique cafés in the city.
Cameron Roberts, Managing Editor
Cameron Roberts (she/her) is an undergraduate sophomore at NYU in the Global Liberal Studies program concentrating in Politics, Rights, and Development. Her academic and research interests lie in issues related to migration policy in the Mediterranean region and conflict within the Middle East and North Africa. Outside of JPI, she manages NYU’s branch of the Sycamore Institute and is a Liberal Studies Student Leader. In her free time, she enjoys indoor cycling and trying new restaurants around New York.
Rina Rossi, Managing Editor
Rina Rossi (she/her) is a first-year graduate student at the Center of Latin American & Caribbean Studies (CLACS) where she is a FLAS fellow. She is a UC Berkeley alumna, where she studied Political Economy & Classics. Rina’s research interests lie in reproductive rights and gender equity in Latin America & the Caribbean. In the future, Rina plans to teach Latin American & Caribbean Studies courses while also lawyering for reproductive justice. Her writing has been published in The Nation, Kennedy School Review, Georgetown Public Policy Review, ReVista and the Latino Book Review. In her free time, Rina loves to cook, listen to jazz, dance, and watch films.
Alyse Stauffer, Managing Editor
Alyse Stauffer (she/her) is a second-year undergraduate student at New York University, where she is pursuing a double major in Journalism and International Relations. Currently, she holds the position of Treasurer for NYU’s International Relations Society and is also responsible for writing the newsletter for the club’s publication, IR Insider. Her academic interests encompass international law, peace and conflict studies, human rights, and immigration. When she’s not busy writing, Alyse enjoys listening to music, watching soccer, and exploring the city with her friends.
Miguel Arroyo, Copy Editor
Miguel Arroyo (he/they) is a first-year MA student in NYU’s XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Engagement program. They earned their Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies with a minor in Women’s, Gender, Sex, and Sexuality from California State University, Long Beach. At NYU, Miguel’s academic focus centers on queerness and human rights with a particular concentration in Latin America. When not engrossed in their academic work, Miguel enjoys reading both modern and classic literature, writing, and attending local drag shows in the city.
Faye Duran, Copy Editor
Faye Duran is a graduate student in International Relations with a concentration in International Law. She has been living in the United States as an international student for seven years. Faye graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and Political Science and a Master of Science in International Development. She has research interests in the National Security of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa, counterterrorism, refugees, and forced migration.
Corinne Lattermann, Copy Editor
Corinne Lattermann (she/her) is a senior undergraduate student in NYU’s combined BA/MA program in International Relations. She is completing her undergraduate degree in Global Liberal Studies with a concentration in Politics and Human Rights, and a minor in German. Her academic interests encompass human rights, European relations, and the interactions between political systems and culture. In addition to her academic pursuits, she enjoys exploring various artistic hobbies.
Daniah Nuseibeh, Copy Editor
Daniah Nuseibeh (she/her) is a first-year MA student in Near Eastern Studies, with a concentration in International Relations. She graduated from Wayne State University in 2022, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science & Global Studies, with a minor in Peace & Conflict Studies. For her senior thesis, she conducted research on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic within the context of the Palestinian occupation. At NYU, she aspires to further her research on the Palestinian Diaspora’s struggle and settler colonialism in the MENA region. In her free time, Daniah enjoys reading, spending time with friends, and exploring more of the city.
Sara Radovic, Copy Editor
Sara Radovic (she/her) is a first-year MA candidate in International Relations with a concentration in international law at NYU. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in English, with a minor in art history, from Rutgers University in 2022, where she also wrote for the Rutgers Undergraduate Law Review. She currently helps clients file claims with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. Her primary interests include international law, human rights law, humanitarian intervention, and selective commemoration of victims, particularly in the Balkans. When not studying or working, you can find her either enjoying an iced vanilla latte at Ralph’s Coffee or shopping on Fifth Avenue.
Manpriya Singh, Alumni Editor
Manpriya Singh is a French alumna of New York University, born and raised in Paris. She completed her Master’s in International Relations from NYU GSAS in New York. She also earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from l’Université du Québec à Montréal in Canada. During her pursuit of graduate studies at NYU, she gained experience from various organizations, including the United Nations, Amnesty International, and the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights (under Mr. Michael Posner, former US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor in the Obama Administration). Her interests and research revolve around the evolution and state of diplomacy, politics, policy, human rights, conflicts, security, and gender issues. In her free time, Manpriya enjoys spending time by herself, learning about different cultures, gaining new experiences, exploring new places, and watching suspense, mystery, and crime shows.