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Editorial Board

Kyle Chin

Co-Editor-in-Chief (FCRH ’21)
Kyle is a senior at Fordham University from Malverne, New York, pursuing a double major in political science and history. He hopes to pursue a career in law and is particularly interested in domestic policy, progressive politics, and increasing political polarization. Contact Kyle at kchin14@fordham.edu.

 

Rina Lokaj

Co-Editor-in-Chief (FCRH ’22)
Rina is a junior at Fordham University from Marlboro, NY. She is pursuing a political science and journalism double major with a minor in Spanish and currently serves as the chief copy editor at the Fordham Political Review. She is passionate about gun violence, racism and sexism issues, and immigration. Contact Rina at rlokaj@fordham.edu

 

J Elizabeth Mascoli

Managing Editor (FCRH ’22)

J Elizabeth is a junior at Fordham University, double majoring in political science and history. She is interested in women’s rights on an international level and other social inequality issues. Contact J Elizabeth at jmascoli@fordham.edu.

 

Content Editors

Caroline Albacete (FCRH ’21)

Caroline is a senior at Fordham University from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is pursuing an International Studies major with a French minor and hopes to work in a public policy-related field upon graduation. She is passionate about US relations with Central-South America, LGBTQ+ history and rights, and environmental policy. Contact Caroline at calbacete@fordham.edu.

Will Longo (FCRH ’22)

Will is junior at Fordham University from the Boston area. He is an environmental studies major hoping to pursue a career in environmental law. His political interests include climate justice, environmental policy, and sustainability issues. Contact Will at wlongo1@fordham.edu.

Anna Marcucella (FCRH ’24)

Anna is a freshman at Fordham University from Foxborough, Massachusetts. She is pursuing a major in political science and hopes to attend law school after graduating. She is passionate about many political issues including women’s rights, prison reform, and climate change. Anna is available for contact at amarcucella@fordham.edu

Hanif Amanullah (FCRH ’24)

Hanif is a freshman at Fordham University from Austin, Texas. He is pursuing a major in International Studies with a minor in Music, and is passionate about climate justice and policing reform. Contact Hanif at hamanullah@fordham.edu.

Mara Feierbach-Christian (FCRH ’24)

Mara is a freshman at Fordham University from Salt Lake City, Utah. She is pursuing a major in International Political Economy with a minor in Business Law and Ethics and hopes to attend law school after graduating. She is passionate about a wide range of causes including prison reform, climate justice, and health care expansion. Contact Mara at mfeierbachchristian@fordham.edu.

Yasmine Yelverton (FCRH ’24)

Yasmine is a freshman at Fordham University from Wilson, North Carolina. She is undecided, but hopes to go to law school and pursue a career in civil rights law. She is passionate about racial injustice/ systemic racism and women’s rights, as well as healthcare for all. Contact Yasmine at yyelverton@fordham.edu.

Copy Editors 

Nikolas Stanovic (FCRH ’22)

Nikolas is a junior at Fordham University, from New York City, NY. He is pursuing an Economics major with a double minor in Political Science and Organizational Leadership, in the hopes of pursuing his JD/MBA after graduation. He is passionate about an array of causes which include fiscal conservatism regarding the government’s spending, proactive changes to existing gun laws, providing an affordable college education for all individuals, as well as an overall tax reform. Contact Nikolas at nstanovic@fordham.edu.

Julian Navarro (FCRH ’23)

Julian is a Sophomore at Fordham University from Brooklyn, New York. He is an English and History double major, pursuing minors in Classical Civilizations and in Film Studies. He is passionate about New York City’s politics and he is most interested in prison reform and housing affordability. Contact Julian at jnavarro16@fordham.edu

Nicole Kilada (FCRH ’24)

Nicole is a freshman at Fordham University from Dix Hill, New York. She is pursuing a major in history on a pre-medical track and hopes to attend medical school in the future. She is passionate about abortion, capital punishment, and gun control reform. Contact Nicole at nkilada@fordham.edu.

Anthony Vu (FCRH ’24)

Anthony is a freshman at Fordham University from San Jose, California. He is pursuing a major in political science and ultimately hopes to enter public service as a trial lawyer. He is passionate about immigration reform, currency regulation, and Middle Eastern affairs. Contact Anthony at avu9@fordham.edu.

Alyssa Sawicki (FCRH ’24)

Alyssa is a freshman at Fordham University from Queens NYC. Her pronouns are she/her and she is hoping to pursue a double major in Psychology and Political Science. She is passionate about criminal rehabilitation and prison reform, women’s issues, LGBTQIA+ rights, and climate justice. Contact Alyssa at asawicki3@fordham.edu.

Staff Writers

Deanna Medina (FCRH ’22)

Deanna is a junior at Fordham University from Orlando, Florida. She is pursuing a major in political science and minor in Spanish in hopes of attending law school. She is passionate about middle eastern conflict, domestic policy, and maritime law.  Contact Deanna at dmedina26@fordham.edu

Abbey Delk (FCRH ’22)

Abbey is a junior at Fordham University from Wheeling, West Virginia. She is pursuing a major in English with minors in Journalism and Film and Television and hopes to pursue a career in journalism after graduating. She is passionate about many causes including reproductive rights and voter enfranchisement. Contact Abbey at adelk@fordham.edu.

Benedict Reilly (FCRH ’23)

Benedict is a sophmore at Fordham University from Manhasset, New York. He is a prospective double major in Theology and Political Science. He is passionate about the intersections of gender, faith, and peace. Contact Ben at breilly26@fordham.edu.

Sophia Maier (FCRH ’23)

Sophia is a sophmore from Monroe, New York. She is a history major with a Spanish minor. She is passionate about voting rights, civil rights, and First Amendment protections. Contact Sophia at smaier2@fordham.edu.

Santiago Vidal Calvo (FCRH ’24)

Santiago is a freshman at Fordham University from Caracas, Venezuela. He is pursuing a major in Political Science and hopes to attend graduate school before returning to his country to work in politics. He is passionate about facts and objectivity, 20th-century politics, and government administration. Contact Santiago at svidal4@fordham.edu

Briana Al-Omoush (FCRH ’24)

Briana is a freshman at Fordham University from Hartsdale, New York. She is pursuing a double major in political science and American studies with a minor in Middle East studies and plans to attend law school after graduating. She is primarily interested in American foreign policy, immigration reform, and fiscal policy. Contact Briana at balomoush@fordham.edu.

Columnists

Carolyn Kimball (FCRH ’24)

Carolyn is a freshman at Fordham University from Missoula, Montana, majoring in journalism on the pre-law track. She hopes to pursue a career in broadcast journalism where she can combine her passion for public speaking with being a news junkie. Contact Carolyn at ckimball2@fordham.edu.

Emma Lipkind (FCRH ’23)

Emma is a sophmore at Fordham University from Holland, Pennsylvania. She is currently pursuing a major in international political economy and a potential minor in journalism. She is passionate about women’s rights, gun reform, sustainability, and international affairs, particularly peacekeeping. Contact Emma at elipkind@fordham.edu.

Mark Lugas (FCRH ‘22)

Mark is a political science and history double major. He is from Weymouth, Massachusetts, and has worked in both the Massachusetts State House and the New York State Assembly. He is currently a Project Manager for a political consulting firm based out of Manhattan, and is working with the United States Congress to pass legislation. He is passionate about constitutional rights, foreign policy, and American culture and values. Contact Mark at mlugas@fordham.edu

Alani Scheel (FCRH ’23)

Alani is a sophomore at Fordham University from Manhattan, New York. She is pursuing a dual major in English and political science and is currently unsure of what her plans are after graduation but is considering attending law school. She is passionate about animal rights, racial and gender equality, and LGBQT+ rights. Contact Alani at ascheel@fordham.edu.

Social Media Manager

Emma Higgins (FCRH ’21)

Emma is a senior at Fordham University from Griswold, Connecticut. She is pursuing a dual major in History and Communications. She hopes to work in the public relations or marketing field upon graduation. She is passionate about prison reform, immigration reform, and racial and gender equality. Contact Emma at ehiggins16@fordham.edu.

Faculty Advisor

Professor Nicholas Tampio – Political Science Department, Fordham University

Nicholas Tampio is an Associate Professor of Political Science. He researches the history of political philosophy, contemporary political theory, and education policy. He earned his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University and has taught at Fordham University since 2008. He is the author of Common Core (2018), Deleuze’s Political Vision (2015), and Kantian Courage (2012). http://faculty.fordham.edu/tampio/