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Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Bernard Hibbitts is JURIST's Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, and a Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. A Canadian Rhodes Scholar born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he studied law at Oxford, Dalhousie Law School, the University of Toronto, and finally Harvard Law School (LLM 1988), where he was Associate Editor of the Harvard International Law Journal. He is a former law clerk to Justice Gerald LeDain of the Supreme Court of Canada. He created the site that became JURIST in 1996.

Executive Director

JURIST's Acting Executive Director is Andrew Morgan. Andrew is a 2011 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where he focused on International and Comparative Law. He previously served as JURIST's Chief of Staff and wrote and edited for Legal News. Andrew also holds a BA in Computer Science from New York University.

Research Director

JURIST's Research Director is Jaclyn Belczyk. Jaclyn is a 2008 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, from which she holds a JD and a Certificate in Latin American Studies. She also holds a BA in Anthropology and Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh.

Technical Director

JURIST Board Member Jeremiah Lee volunteers his time as Technical Director. He is a 2006 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and holds a BS in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Managing Editor

JURIST's Managing Editor is Dave Rodkey, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Dave graduated with a BA in Writing from the University of Pittsburgh.

Chief of Staff

JURIST's Chief of Staff is Ram Eachambadi, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Ram holds an AA from Cerritos College, a BS from California State University, a Master of Accounting from Iowa State University and a Master of Taxation from the University of Denver. He also writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Legal News service.


Senior Editors

JURIST's Senior Editors are experienced staffers who take leading roles in managing and writing JURIST.

Ben Cohen is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He serves as an editor for JURIST's Commentary service.

Kelly Cullen is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He serves as an editor for JURIST's Commentary service.

Allison Hall is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Features service.

Matthew Santiago is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Legal News service.

Alexis Wheeler is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Legal News service.


Associate Editors

JURIST's Associate Editors are experienced anchors, editors, researchers and technical specialists.

Meena Ansari is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Henna Bagga is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Commentary service.

Autumn Callan is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Jonathon Churchin is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Cristina Correnti is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Features service.

Lawrenz Fares is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Gwenyth Gamble Jarvi is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Rachel Gerber is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Krista Grobelny is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Commentary service.

Michael Hutter is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Commentary service.

Miracle Jones is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Kristen Kakascik is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Features service.

Elizabeth Lowman is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Sean Merritt is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Commentary service.

Jonathan Niznansky is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Lindsay Offutt is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Lars Peterson is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Adam Shirer is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Commentary service.

Erik Slobe is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Jennifer Suder is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

William Theisen is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Akira Tomlinson is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Alix Ware is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Commentary service.


Assistant Editors

JURIST's Assistant Editors are new anchors, editors, researchers and technical specialists.

JURIST looks forward to welcoming a new group of Assistant Editors this fall.

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