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 Joseph Macklin, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Joseph graduated with a BA in Political Science from Bridgewater College.

Chief of Staff

JURIST's Chief of Staff is Steven Wildberger, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Steven holds a BA in History from Lebanon Valley College. 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.

Matt Belenky is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Features service and serves as JURIST's Social Media Coordinator.

Mark Casper is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Legal News service.

Christopher Dellana is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He heads JURIST's Features service.

Ram Eachambadi is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service and is the President of the JURIST Staff and Supporters Association.

Alexandra Farone 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.

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

Ashley Hogan 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.

Yuxin Jiang is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Commentary service and is Vice President of the JURIST Staff and Supporters Association.

Emelina Perez 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 and serves as Business Manager of the JURIST Staff and Supporters Association.

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


Associate Editors

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alexis Wheeler is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She 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 in the fall!

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