Our People

Alexandra “Ash” Huggins, Editor-in-Chief

Alexandra (Ash) Huggins is a second year M.A. candidate focusing on Security, Strategy, and Statecraft in Europe and Eurasia. Ash is a recent graduate of the University of Chapel Hill (2022), where she majored in History and Peace, War, and Defense. Her research interests center around international law, world order, multilateral diplomacy, and the intersection of supranational organizations and national security. Outside of class, she has worked at the International Crisis Group, in government relations at the Policy Resolution Group at Bracewell LLP, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 

Mira Anderson, Senior Editor

Mira is a second-year M.A. candidate focusing on China and States, Markets, and Institutions. She recently graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in International Studies and East Asian Studies. Her research interests include cooperation on transnational issues, democratization in Asia, and US-China relations. She has experience working at non-profit organizations focused on education and international development. She is originally from Glastonbury, Connecticut.

Nick Anthony, Managing Editor

Nick is a second-year M.A. candidate focusing on States, Markets, and Institutions in the Americas. Nick recently graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.A. in History and Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE). His research interests include multilateral diplomacy and economic development in the Global South. Nick has experience with non-governmental organizations focused on public financing and infrastructure development internationally.

Santisouk Austin Saycocie, Online Editor

Austin is a second-year M.A. candidate concentrating in States, Markets, and Institutions in Southeast Asia. During his first year at SAIS, he served as an Assistant Editor at The SAIS Review. Prior to SAIS, he taught English in Shiga Prefecture with the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program from 2017-2020. Currently, he is a 2021 Thomas R. Pickering Fellow. He graduated from Grand Valley State University with a B.A. in International Relations and Criminal Justice.

Kosi Ogbuli, Podcast Editor

Kosi Ogbuli is a second-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 University of California, Los Angeles 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
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute

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

Assistant Editors

Mira Anderson

Noelle Boyd

Daniel DeToro

Alexandra DiChiara

Kayla Goldstein

Evan Gottesman

Steven Holmes

Mary Hopkins

Alexandra Huggins

Qiuxian Li

Julie Neveleff

Abena Oduro

Megan Rodgers

Santisouk Saycocie

Pat Serrato

Jeff Zeberlein

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