Alexandra “Ash” Huggins


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

Media 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.


James Steinberg

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
Advisory Board Member

Professor of Middle East Studies, SAIS

Kent Calder
Advisory Board Member

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

Bill Clifford
Advisory Board Member

Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute

Marco Dell’Aquila
Advisory Board Member

Senior Adjunct Professor of Energy, Resources, and Environment, SAIS

Charles Doran
Advisory Board Member

Director, Global Theory and History Program, SAIS

Carla Freeman
Advisory Board Member

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

Thomas Keaney
Advisory Board Member

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

Peter Lewis
Advisory Board Member

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

Thomas Mahnken
Advisory Board Member

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

James Mann
Advisory Board Member

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

Manjari Chatterjee Miller
Advisory Board Member

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
Advisory Board Member

Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute and Director, emerge85 lab

Moisés Naím
Advisory Board Member

Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Obiora Okafor
Advisory Board Member

Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Bruce Parrott
Advisory Board Member

Professor, Russian and Eurasian Studies at SAIS

Jeffrey Pryce
Advisory Board Member

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

Thomas Rid
Advisory Board Member

Professor, Strategic Studies at SAIS

Edward P. Joseph
Advisory Board Member

Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute; Adjunct Professor at SAIS

Assistant Editors

Aakrith Harikumar

Anhelina Kharuk

Anthony De Luca-Baratta

Audrey Lodes

Christopher Clark

Daniel Sixto

Jin Hua Yip

Julia Mardeusz

Rachel Hile

Seokjin Yun

Stefanella Julius

Previous Editorial Boards

Editor-in-Chief: Alexandra “Ash” Huggins

Senior Editor: Mira Anderson

Managing Editor: Nick Anthony

Media Editor: Santisouk Austin Saycocie

Podcast Editor: Kosi Ogbuli

Assistant Editors: Aakrith Harikumar, Anhelina Kharuk, Anthony De Luca-Baratta, Audrey Lodes, Christopher Clark, Daniel Sixto, Jin Hua Yip, Julia Mardeusz, Juliette Verlaque, Rachel Hile, Seokjin Yun, and Stefanella Julius.

Editor-in-Chief: Jonathan Mangrum

Senior Editor: Na-Yeon Park

Managing Editor: Isabel Fox

Media Editor: Daniel Hojnacki

Podcast Editor: Kosi Ogbuli

Editor-in-Chief: Ava Ao Shen

Senior Editor: Harrison Cahoone

Managing Editor: Cody Retherford

Media Editor: Jennifer Lee

Podcast Editor: Jen Roberts

Editor-in-Chief: Edie Wilson

Senior Editor: Will Marshall

Managing Editor: Erin Thomas

Media Editor: Jacob LaRochelle

Podcast Editor: Ester Fang

Editor-in-Chief: Michael Rosengard

Senior Editor: Simon Tran Hudes

Managing Editor: Jonathan Wilkinson

Web Editor: Jonathon Sine

Media Editor: Nainika Paul

Editor-in-Chief: Michael Sutherland

Senior Editor: Byeong-Jin Jeong

Managing Editor: Devan Kerley

Web Editor: Cory Combs

Director of Branding: Julian Strachan

Editor-in-Chief: Nicholas Childress

Senior Editor: Lindsay Steves

Managing Editor: Kathryn Olson

Web Editor: Sarah Hutson

Director of Publicity: Kyle Schut

Editor-in-Chief: Michael Cass-Antony

Senior Editor: Tyler Kellermann

Managing Editor: Allison M. Feikes

Web Editor and Publicity Director: Emmett Potts

Director of Branding: Kate Raley

Editor-in-Chief: Jessica Sobrino

Senior Editor: Patrick G. Rear

Managing Editor: Shuja A. Malik

Media Editor and Publicity Director: Brittany E. Coley

Editor-in-Chief: Christine Croft

Senior Editor: Diane French

Managing Editor: Bart Thanhauser

Web Editor: Sandra Zuniga Guzman

Editor-in-Chief: Meghan Kleinsteiber

Senior Editor: Lauren Caldwell

Managing Editor: Selena An

Web Editor: Rachel Ostrow