Editorial Board


Patrick Fitz

Print Team

Managing Editor (Print)

Katha Ray

Editor (Print)

Peter Willem Brukx

Editor (Print)

Eirlys Chui

Editor (Print)

Ford Donovan

Editor (Print)

Kathryn Oluwafisayo Obisesan

Editor (Print)

Ryan Pan

Editor (Print)

Halley Posner

Editor (Print)

Jacqueline Viteznik

Digital Team

Managing Editor (Digital)

Micah A. Nelson

Editor (Digital)

Forrest Cyr

Editor (Digital)

Rebecca Gross

Editor (Digital)

Aarushi Gupta

Editor (Digital)

Zach Krivine

Editor (Digital)

Gustaf Reinfeldt

Podcast Team

Managing Editor (Podcast)

Katherine Yusko

Podcast Editor

Justin Alexandre DesRochers

Podcast Editor

Sofia Dagorret Martinez

Executive Board

Patrick Fitz, Editor-in-Chief

Patrick is a second-year Master of International Affairs candidate concentrating in Economic and Political Development with specializations in Data Analytics & Quantitative Analysis and International Organizations & United Nations Studies. He is also pursuing a Master of Public Health degree, with a focus on Population and Family Health, from the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. Prior to SIPA, he was an RPCV Cameroon 2015-2018 and worked in Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates in secondary education. He has completed internships with UNESCO, UNDP, UN-Habitat, the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, the Mixed Migration Center East and Southern Africa, and the US Treasury. He earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Katherine Yusko, Managing Podcast Editor

Katherine is a second-year SIPA student concentrating in International Security Policy and specializing in International Conflict Resolution. Her professional experience has been in the realm of counterterrorism and security in the Middle East, and her past research focused on international law and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. At SIPA, she is involved in the Women in Peace and Security Working Group, where she has served as the general secretary. Katherine graduated from NYU with a B.A. in Culture and Conflict.

Micah A. Nelson, Managing Digital Editor

Micah is a first-year Master of Public Administration candidate with a concentration in Urban and Social Policy and a specialization in Leadership, Innovation, and Design. Prior to SIPA, Micah worked for several years at on public policy Independent Sector in Washington, D.C. Her interests include social justice and political organizing. Micah earned a B.A. in Public Policy from the University of Michigan.

Katha Ray, Managing Print Editor

Katha is a first-year Master of International Affairs candidate with a concentration in Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy and a specialization in International Conflict Resolution. Prior to SIPA, Katha was involved in youth empowerment and peacebuilding efforts as well in research initiatives at the nexus of peacebuilding and young people. She earned a B.A. in Political Science from Delhi University.