Staff


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.

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 Kelly Cullen, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Kelly graduated with a BA in Writing and History from the University of Pittsburgh. He has also served as an editor for JURIST’s Commentary service.

Chief of Staff

JURIST’s Chief of Staff is Autumn Callan, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Autumn holds a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing from Point Park University. She also writes and serves as an 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 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He serves as an editor for JURIST’s Commentary service.

Elizabeth Lowman is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes and serves as an editor for JURIST’s Legal News service.

Erin McCarthy Holliday is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes and serves as an editor for JURIST’s Legal News service.

Lindsay Offutt is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes and serves as an editor for JURIST’s Legal News service.

Erik Slobe is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes and serves as an editor for JURIST’s Legal News service.


Associate Editors

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

Christopher Anderson is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Henna Bagga is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST’s Commentary service.

Tate Brown is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Lawrenz Fares is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST’s Legal News service.

Krista Grobelny is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST’s Commentary service.

Kenneth Hall is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Christopher Hsu is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Austin Koltonowski is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Jessica Lasky is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Raven Moore is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Sean Rohtla is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Ashley Rundell is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Patrick Sherry is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

William Theisen is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST’s Legal News service.

Akira Tomlinson is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST’s Legal News service.

Zachary Uram is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Brittney Zeller is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

David Zwier is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.


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.