Our People

Jonathan Mangrum, Editor-in-Chief

Jonathan Mangrum is a second-year M.A. candidate concentrating in Security Studies and the Indo-Pacific region. His research interests include China’s international development projects and the security challenges of India and Indonesia. He is a founding executive board member of the SAIS South Asia Society. Before attending SAIS, Jonathan completed two internships in the House of Representatives, where he worked on issues including US Indo-Pacific Strategy, the COVID-19 pandemic, and nuclear power. Jonathan graduated magna cum laude from Georgia College with a B.A. in Political Science. He spent his senior year studying Urdu in Lucknow, India as a Boren scholar, and he received a 2016 Newman Civic Fellowship for civic engagement. He is originally from Augusta, Georgia.

Na-Yeon Park, Senior Editor

Na-Yeon Park is a second-year M.A. candidate concentrating in Security, Strategy, and Statecraft with a regional focus on the Americas. During her first year at SAIS, she served as an Assistant Editor at the SAIS Review. Her research interests include climate change, elections, and anti-corruption efforts. Prior to SAIS, Na-Yeon worked in education and DPRK counterproliferation programming. She is a Donald M. Payne Fellow, and is on track to enter the USAID Foreign Service after graduation. Na-Yeon graduated with honors from Rutgers University, where she received a B.A. in Political Science, Chinese, and International & Global Studies.

Isabel Fox, Managing Editor

Isabel Fox is a second-year M.A. candidate in International Relations, concentrating on Security, Strategy, and Statecraft with a regional focus area of Europe and Eurasia. She previously served as an Assistant Editor for the SAIS Review. Isabel graduated from the Honors College at the University of South Carolina with majors in History and International Relations, where she wrote her honors thesis on the legacy and impact of First Lady Edith Wilson on the efforts to ratify the League of Nations. Prior to attending SAIS, Isabel worked as the Faculty Events Coordinator at Duke Law School.

Daniel Hojnacki, Media Editor

Daniel Hojnacki is a second-year M.A. candidate with a concentration in Security, Strategy, and Statecraft and a regional focus on Europe and Eurasia. Daniel graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Creative Writing and a minor in Russian Language and Literature Studies. He has written for the print edition of the SAIS Review and Europe’s Edge, the foreign affairs journal of the Center for European Policy Analysis. Prior to SAIS, Daniel served as an English Teacher for the Fulbright Program in Grodno, Belarus. He was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio.

Kosi Ogbuli, Podcast Editor

Kosi Ogbuli is a first-year M.A. candidate interested in studying the erosion of democratic institutions, the rise of digital authoritarianism in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the role of technology in empowering democratic governance. In his research, he seeks to leverage multimedia formats to define socio-political phenomena and influence policymaking. Kosi graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations. He has previously worked as an Editor of Branded Content and Policy Analyst for The Economist.

Advisory Board

James Steinberg – Chairperson
Dean of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University; Senior Fellow, Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs


Cinnamon Dornsife – Faculty Advisor
Director, Foreign Policy Institute; Senior Advisor to the Dean, SAIS


Narges Bajoghli
Professor of Middle East Studies, SAIS


Kent Calder
Director, Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, SAIS


Bill Clifford
President and CEO, World Affairs Councils of America


Marco Dell’Aquila
Senior Adjunct Professor of Energy, Resources, and Environment, SAIS


Charles Doran
Director, Global Theory and History Program, SAIS


Jessica Fanzo
Interim Vice Dean, SAIS; Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Global Food Policy and Ethics, JHSPH; Director, Global Food Ethics and Policy Program; Editor-in-Chief, Global Food Security; Associate Editor, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition


Carla Freeman
Senior Expert, China, United States Institute of Peace; Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute


Thomas Keaney
Senior Fellow, Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies; Senior Adjunct Professor, SAIS Strategic Studies Program


Peter Lewis
Vice Dean, SAIS; Associate Professor and Director, SAIS African Studies Program


Thomas Mahnken
Senior Research Professor and Co-Director, MASIS Program, Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies, SAIS; President, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments


James Mann
Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute and Scholar-in-Residence, Europe and Eurasia Studies


Manjari Chatterjee Miller
Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations; Associate Professor of International Relations, Boston University; Research Associate, Contemporary South Asian Studies Program, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies


Afshin Molavi
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute and Director, emerge85 lab


Moisés Naím
Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


Obiora Okafor
Edward B. Burling Chair in International Law at SAIS; Independent Expert on Human Rights and International Solidarity, United Nations


Bruce Parrott
Professor, Russian and Eurasian Studies at SAIS


Jeffrey Pryce
Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute and Vice Chair, International Arbitration, Steptoe & Johnson LLP


Thomas Rid
Professor, Strategic Studies at SAIS


Neil Shenai
Economist, International Monetary Fund

Previous Editorial Boards

2021–2022: Ava Ao Shen, Editor-in-Chief; Harrison Cahoone, Senior Editor; Cody Retherford, Managing Editor; Jennifer Lee, Media Editor; Jen Roberts, Podcast Editor

2020–2021: Edie Wilson, Editor-in-Chief; Will Marshall, Senior Editor; Erin Thomas, Managing Editor; Jacob LaRochelle, Media Editor; Ester Fang, Podcast Editor

2019–2020: Michael Rosengard, Editor-in-Chief; Simon Tran Hudes, Senior Editor; Jonathan Wilkinson, Managing Editor; Jonathon Sine, Web Editor; Nainika Paul, Media Editor

2018–2019: Michael Sutherland, Editor-in-Chief; Byeong-Jin Jeong, Senior Editor; Devan Kerley, Managing Editor; Cory Combs, Web Editor; Julian Strachan, Director of Branding

2017–2018: Nicholas Childress, Editor-in-Chief; Lindsay Steves, Senior Editor; Kathryn Olson, Managing Editor; Sarah Hutson, Web Editor; Kyle Schut, Director of Publicity

2016–2017: Michael Cass-Antony, Editor-in-Chief; Tyler Kellermann, Senior Editor; Allison M. Feikes, Managing Editor; Emmett Potts, Web Editor and Publicity Director; Kate Raley, Director of Branding

2015–2016: Jessica Sobrino, Editor-in-Chief; Patrick G. Rear, Senior Editor; Shuja A. Malik, Managing Editor; Brittany E. Coley, Web Editor and Publicity Director

2014–2015: Christine Croft, Editor-in-Chief; Diane French, Senior Editor; Bart Thanhauser, Managing Editor; Sandra Zuniga Guzman, Web Editor

2013–2014: Meghan Kleinsteiber, Editor-in-Chief; Lauren Caldwell, Senior Editor; Selena An, Managing Editor; Rachel Ostrow, Web Editor