September 24, 2023

Jay Sophalkalyan

Jay Sophalkalyan is the Deputy Editor-in-Chief at JPI Online Magazine. He did his undergraduate studies at Springfield College, where he majored in English with a double minor in Creative Writing and Social Justice. Throughout the years, Jay has worked as an editor-in-chief for a magazine, a contributing writer for a newspaper, and a creative writing teacher at a high school. In 2020, he was chosen to present his critical essay titled, “The Falsity of the American Dream in A Raisin in the Sun” at Sigma Tau Delta’s annual international convention. Currently, he is a graduate student at NYU's XE: Experimental Humanities, focusing on journalism and political theory. His specific area of interest lies in examining the impact of the digital era on journalism and its role in shaping political culture and philosophy.