Staff

LEADERSHIP

Natalie Lam
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Natalie is a second-year MALD student focusing on conflict, negotiation, and international business. Prior to Fletcher, she worked in operations and business development for a startup incubator in Cambridge, MA, where she also managed career readiness programming for at-risk students in the community. Natalie holds a B.A. in International Relations from Boston University.

Jonathan Ramteke
MANAGING PRINT EDITOR
Jonathan is a second-year MALD student focusing on International Trade and the Asia-Pacific region. Before coming to Fletcher, he taught English in Japan for two years on the JET Program. He has a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University, and he speaks French, Japanese, and Spanish.

Rachel Vandenbrink
MANAGING WEB EDITOR
Rachel is a second-year MALD candidate concentrating in Pacific Asia, security studies, and public international law. Before Fletcher, she worked as an English news editor at Radio Free Asia in Washington, D.C. She graduated from the University of Chicago with a B.A. in Chinese and Central Asian history.

Ilana Hosios
STRATEGIC PLANNING DIRECTOR
Ilana is a second-year MALD candidate studying International Security and International Business Relations. Prior to Fletcher, she worked as a research assistant at the Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council, where she focussed on Syria and Egypt. A native of Canada, Ilana also worked at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC. She holds a B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University.

Joe Sadek
BUSINESS DIRECTOR
Joe is a second-year MALD student focusing on public international law and political systems and theories.  Prior to coming to Fletcher, Joe worked for Ohio State’s John Glenn School of Public Affairs in their Washington Office.  He served as program coordinator, then manager, of the Washington Academic Internship Program.  Joe holds a B.A. in International Studies from The Ohio State University.

 

PRINT STAFF

Kristin Bushby
SENIOR EDITOR
Kristin is a second-year MALD student concentrating on Human Security and International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. Prior to attending Fletcher, she managed USAID and State Department-funded international development partnerships in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. She has also worked on U.S. public diplomacy initiatives focused on strengthening relationships with emerging foreign leaders. Kristin graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.A. in International Studies and minors in Leadership Studies and Spanish.

Andrew Koch
SENIOR EDITOR
Andrew is a second-year MALD student focusing on international security and public policy decision-making. Prior to Fletcher, Andrew worked as an analyst for Deloitte Consulting’s federal practice in Washington, D.C. He holds a B.A in Foreign Affairs and History from the University of Virginia.

Kaitlyn Neuberger
SENIOR EDITOR
Kaitlyn is a second-year MALD student focusing on International Security Studies and International Organizations. Her research interests include civil-military cooperation and security issues in Africa. Prior to coming to Fletcher, Kaitlyn worked as the Regional Reports Assistant for the United Nations World Food Programme in Dakar, Senegal and as an Africa Research Analyst and Briefer for the United States Marine Corps Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning. She holds a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.

Emily Scott
SENIOR EDITOR
Emily is a second-year MALD candidate focusing on development economics and human security. Prior to Fletcher, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Jordan, working on education and youth empowerment. She previously interned with the Carter Center’s human rights program, where she worked on projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She holds a B.A. in History and French from Tufts University.

Matt Bradley
STAFF EDITOR
Matt is a second-year MALD student concentrating in International Organizations and International Trade and Commercial Policies. Prior to coming to Fletcher, Matt was a Tax Senior Associate at KPMG in New York City; he graduated from the University of North Alabama and holds a B.B.A. in Accounting and a B.A. in Foreign Languages.

Ellen Harvey
STAFF EDITOR
Ellen is a second-year MALD candidate focusing on international negotiation/conflict resolution and human security. Prior to Fletcher, she worked in the humanitarian field with ACTED in South Sudan and Pakistan. In both posts, she worked with the Project Development Department developing proposals and managing donor relations. Earlier, she worked with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime on the prison reform project in the occupied Palestinian Territory. She graduated from Rice University with a B.A. in History and Religious Studies.

Ameya Naik
LEGAL EDITOR
Ameya is a dual-degree candidate (MALD-LLM), with a focus on rule of law in post-conflict states. He is a Research Scholar at The Takshashila Institution, a public policy think-tank in India, and a regular contributor to Takshashila’s “Pragati” magazine. In 2012-13, Ameya served as executive assistant to Dr. Shashi Tharoor, then Minister of State for Human Resource Development in the Government of India. He holds a B.A. with honours in Psychology from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, an LL.B. from Government Law College, Mumbai and a Diploma in International Humanitarian Law.

 

WEB STAFF

Sarah Golkar
SENIOR EDITOR
Sarah is a second-year MALD candidate with an interest in security studies, public international law, and conflict resolution. Before coming to Fletcher, Sarah spent five years working in Washington, D.C. focused on political and military developments in the Middle East. She holds a B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies and Government from the University of Texas at Austin.

Nate Holdstein
SENIOR EDITOR
Nate is a second-year MALD candidate concentrating in Political Economy and Trade and Commercial Policies. A native of Massachusetts, he comes to Fletcher after living in Beijing, China for six years working in the Advertising and Public Relations fields. His most recent work was as the Senior Account Manager for GHC Asia, a boutique PR firm in the region, working with clients in the tourism and luxury sectors on marketing their services to Chinese consumers. Before that, he was an Account Manager at the Airports Division of JCDecaux, an out-of-home media company, where he did media sales and helped open up new advertising space in Beijing, Chengdu, and Shenyang Airports. Nate holds a Bachelor’s Degree in East Asian Studies and Chinese Language and Literature from the George Washington University.

Michelle Kirkman
SENIOR EDITOR
Michelle is a second-year MALD student focusing on Public International Law and Human Security. Prior to starting at Fletcher, she worked in public opinion research and consulting, where she provided research and strategic advice to non-profits, advocacy organizations, and political candidates. Michelle graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in International Studies.

Wil Mackey
SENIOR EDITOR
Wil is a second-year MALD student focusing on international security studies and crisis mapping. Prior to Fletcher, he worked as a Program Associate at the US-Indonesia Society. He graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in political science.

Henry Nelson
STAFF EDITOR
Henry is a second-year MALD candidate concentrating in Development Economics and Human Security with a particular focus on anti-corruption methodology. Prior to attending Fletcher, Henry did stints at the Center for International Private Enterprise, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. He holds a B.A. in Government and Anthropology from Dartmouth College.

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