MEET THE TEAM

Andrew Ma is a native of Seattle, Washington, and a third-year student at Williams College. He is majoring in Political Science and concentrating in International Relations, American Foreign Policy, Justice and Law Studies, and Science and Technology Studies. After graduation he wishes to pursue a career in international law.

ANDREW MA

FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Elad Raymond is a third-year student in the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in Conflict Resolution. He is from New York and has an interest in geography, peace studies, and the Middle East.

ELAD RAYMOND

FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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Alice Li is a junior at the College of William and Mary majoring in International Relations with a minor in Business Analytics. Prior to joining Onero, she held research internship positions at the Center for China and Globalization, China Global Television Network, and Global Mobility of Talent Research Group with Dr. Martin Geiger.

TIANYI (ALICE) LI

DEVELOPMENT
COORDINATOR

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Aakash Gedela is a junior studying at the George Washington University, majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in comparative political, economic and social systems. He is from Mumbai, India and is especially  interested in history and South Asia. In his spare time, he enjoys playing cricket.

AAKASH GEDELA

OUTREACH

COORDINATOR

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Maggie Prim is a third-year student at the George Washington University studying International Affairs with a concentration in International Development and minors in Political Science and French. From Kansas City, Maggie is interested in international law and foreign policy, primarily in the North Africa region.

MAGGIE PRIM

DIRECTOR OF VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENT 

Felipe Deidan, a rising senior at The George Washington University from Quito, Ecuador, is majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in Latin America and a minor in Economics. He has also worked at the Fundación Simon Bolivar in Quito,  the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, and the Citizens' Climate Lobby Hispanic Outreach branch.

FELIPE DEIDAN

SENIOR
EVENT COORDINATOR

Lauren Tepper is a second-year student in the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in Security Policy. She is from Los Angeles and has an interest in law, national security, and politics. 

LAUREN TEPPER

EVENT COORDINATOR

Nick Lochrie is a Junior studying International Affairs with a concentration in Comparative Politics at  the George Washington University.  He previously interned at the House of Representatives for Congresswoman Jackie Speier, his congresswoman, from San Mateo California. He is particularly interested in Latin American development and hopes to work in the region for the Peace Corps.

NICK LOCHRIE

HOST, ON THE RISE

Michael is a junior at The George Washington University, studying International Affairs with a concentration in Asia studies and minors in economics and geographic information systems. He is originally from Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. 

MICHAEL MARTINEAU

CHIEF DIGITAL EDITOR,
ON THE RISE

Marcos Nordenstahl is studying in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington. Originally from Argentina, he has since lived in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Singapore, and now resides in Washington, DC. His life spent in cultural intersections has given him a uniquely international and diverse view, which he hopes to utilize in a future career in law.

MARCOS NORDENSTAHL

VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENT
ASSOCIATE

Elek Krizsán is a senior in high school. He hopes to pursue International Relations or Economics as majors in College. He is particularly interested in security studies, the European Union, and election prediction.

ELEK KRIZSÁN

VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENT
ASSOCIATE

Deven Desai is a junior at Williams College double majoring in Economics and Political Science, concentrating in international relations. He is from Bethesda, Maryland and is most interested in the fields of nuclear security and international development. In his spare time, he enjoys baking and spending time with his dog.

DEVEN DESAI

CHIEF EDITOR, DELTA FOREIGN

AFFAIRS NEWSLETTER

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Gregory Arcuri is a third-year student at the George Washington University studying International Affairs with a concentration in Security Policy and a minor Russian Language and Literature. He is the editor of The Delta, a foreign affairs newsletter curated by Onero and Delta Phi Epsilon. He is from Duxbury, Massachusetts.

GREGORY ARCURI

ADVISOR, DELTA FOREIGN

AFFAIRS NEWSLETTER

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Jett Ballantyne is a junior at Williams College, majoring in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations. His academic interests include nuclear policy, climate change, and the regions of Asia and the Middle East. He speaks Spanish and is currently learning Mandarin and Python. 

JETT BALLANTYNE

CONTRIBUTOR, DELTA FOREIGN

AFFAIRS NEWSLETTER

Sarah Boxer is a pre-law Junior in George Washington University's Elliott School majoring in International Affairs with Concentrations in Middle East Studies and Conflict Resolution. She is passionate about geopolitics and conflict resolution in the MENA and sub-Saharan Africa regions. She also hopes to study International Law and Justice when she graduates. Sarah is originally from Memphis, Tennessee but currently lives in D.C.

SARAH BOXER

CONTRIBUTOR, DELTA FOREIGN

AFFAIRS NEWSLETTER

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Lauren is a third-year student at The George Washington University studying International Affairs with concentrations in International Politics and Europe and Eurasia. She is interested in European politics, transatlantic relations, and political risk analysis. She has studied Italian for 6 years and loves learning about Italian politics, history, and culture.  

LAUREN CLOUSER

CONTRIBUTOR, DELTA FOREIGN

AFFAIRS NEWSLETTER

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Lucy Hale is a senior at the George Washington University, majoring in International Affairs, with concentrations in International Politics and Latin America, and minoring in Spanish. She is a research assistant at the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program. Her interests include Southern Cone politics, political economy, and China-Latin America relations. She is also a member of the Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Sorority.

LUCY HALE

CONTRIBUTOR, DELTA FOREIGN

AFFAIRS NEWSLETTER

Max Kaplan is a Senior at the Elliott School of International Affairs with a Major in IA concentrating in Asia and International Economics and a Minor in Chinese Language and Literature. His interests are the US-China relationship and the intersection of domestic and international politics. He has been the President of Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Fraternity’s Eta Chapter at GWU since Summer 2020.

MAX KAPLAN

CONTRIBUTOR, DELTA FOREIGN

AFFAIRS NEWSLETTER

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Josh Pope is a senior in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He focuses on U.S. security and economic interests in the Indo-Pacific region. Josh is from Queens, NY and enjoys getting involved with local politics in the city.

JOSH POPE

CONTRIBUTOR, DELTA FOREIGN
AFFAIRS NEWSLETTER

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Leopoldo Felipe Garcia is a third-year student at The George Washington University studying political science and is from Pembroke Pines, Florida.

LEOPOLDO GARCIA

CONTRIBUTOR, DELTA FOREIGN
AFFAIRS NEWSLETTER

RESEARCHERS

Shelly Lim is a public health graduate student at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. She focuses on epidemiology and health policy, with an interest in global health. Shelly is from New York City and she enjoys working on population health projects to improve health disparities in communities. 

SHELLY LIM

GRADUATE RESEARCHER, SUNY

Melanie Mohsen is a first year Masters student at George Washington University studying Islamic Studies specializing in Shia Studies. She is from New York, and she is interested in analyzing the intersectionalities between religion and international affairs. In her free time she enjoys writing poetry.

MELANIE MOHSEN

GRADUATE RESEARCHER, GW

Rishi Narahari is a student at Miami University of Ohio studying Finance, Accounting, and Entrepreneurship. He is passionate about macro-economic development issues and South/South East Asia and Africa. He has worked in luxury retail, venture capital, and pharmaceutical industries, and would like to continue working in venture capital and become an entrepreneurial ecosystem builder in Ohio.

RISHI NARAHARI

RESEARCHER, MIAMI OHIO CHAPTER

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Hailing from New Haven, Connecticut, Nikhil is currently a freshman at George Washington University Elliott School and hopes to pursue dual concentrations in International Politics and Security Policy. His interests include International law, Middle Eastern and South Asian Politics. In his free time, he enjoys a good podcast.

NIKHIL SAMUEL

RESEARCHER, GEORGE WASHINGTON CHAPTER

Will is a third year student from New York majoring in international affairs with a regional concentration in Middle East studies at the George Washington University. He is also pursuing a minor in Arabic language and literature, and has interests in Middle Eastern politics, relations and security policy.

WILL HOLOWCHAK

RESEARCHER, GEORGE WASHINGTON CHAPTER

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Yash Bajaj is a second-year student at the George Washington University studying International Affairs with a concentration in Security Policy and Economics. He is from New Jersey, and interested in the politics of Western Europe and South Asia. He is also fluent in French and Hindi.

YASH BAJAJ

RESEARCHER, GEORGE WASHINGTON CHAPTER

Originally from Cambridge, MA, Elizabeth is a junior at the George Washington University studying international affairs with a concentration in conflict resolution and a minor in Spanish. Her specific interest areas are in the international peace and reconciliation process, with regional interests in Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.

ELIZABETH BALL

RESEARCHER, GEORGE WASHINGTON CHAPTER

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Payton Beaumier is a third year student from Iowa pursuing a major in International Affairs  at the George Washington University. Her concentrations include Security Policy and Conflict Resolution. She is particularly interested in counterterrorism and examining military operations throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. 

PAYTON BEAUMIER

RESEARCHER, GEORGE WASHINGTON CHAPTER

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Brandon Hall is a current sophomore at Miami University studying Software Engineering. His specialties are machine learning and UI/UX applications. He also uses his creativity to produce music on the side, and hopes to use his technological skill and music experience to work in the music tech industry in the future.

BRANDON HALL

RESEARCHER, MIAMI OHIO CHAPTER

Everett Pustell is a 3rd year student at Miami University and comes from Mountain View, CA. He is pursuing a B.S. in Biology with a concentration on Genetics and a Minor in Political Sciences. In the future, Everett hopes to pursue Genetics in a Doctoral program and eventually work in the research industry.

EVERETT PUSTELL

RESEARCHER, MIAMI OHIO CHAPTER

 

 

 

Information about Rubin Roy will be made available soon.

RUBIN ROY

RESEARCHER, GEORGE WASHINGTON CHAPTER

 

 

 

Information about Vivi Mehren will be made available soon.

VIVI MEHREN

RESEARCHER, GEORGE WASHINGTON CHAPTER

 

 

 

Information about Hamad Alshamlan will be made available soon.

HAMAD ALSHAMLAN

RESEARCHER, GEORGE WASHINGTON CHAPTER