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 Maria Coladonato, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Maria graduated with a BS in Crime, Law, and Justice from the Pennsylvania State University. She also serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Chief of Staff

JURIST's Chief of Staff is Taylor Gillan, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Taylor holds a BA in History from the University of Delaware. She also writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Legal News service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Editorial Coordinator

JURIST's Editorial Coordinator is Josh Guckert, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Josh holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He also serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.


Senior Editors

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

Christina Alam is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She serves as a section editor for JURIST's Commentary service and is the President of the JURIST Staff and Supporters Association.

Allison Hall is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Features service and is on the Editorial Board.

Yuxin Jiang is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Commentary service and is on the Editorial Board.

Joseph Macklin is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He serves as a section editor for JURIST's Commentary service and is Vice President of the JURIST Staff and Supporters Association.

Bradley McAllister 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.

Michael Roberts is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He heads JURIST's Features service and is on the Editorial Board.

Marisa Rodrigues is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Commentary service and is on the Editorial Board.

Dominic Yobbi 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 and serves on the Editorial Board.


Associate Editors

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

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

Matt Belenky is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service and serves as JURIST's Social Media Coordinator.

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

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

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

Christopher Dellana is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Features service.

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

Neil Devlin is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Features service.

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

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

Vanessa Griffith is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Features service.

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

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

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

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

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

Megan Miller is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Features service.

Emelina Perez is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service and serves as Business Manager of the JURIST Staff and Supporters Association.

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