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Ronni Mok '20

Ronni is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences double majoring in Economics and Statistical Science with a minor in History. She first joined the Cornell International Affairs Review as a freshman, and before serving on the editorial board, served as managing editor and eventually editor-in-chief. In addition to CIAR, she is involved with the Daily Sun, the Cornell International Business Association, and the Cornell Design and Tech Initiative on campus.




Yujing Wang is a junior in the college of arts and sciences. She is double majoring in Government and Asian Studies with a minor in CAPS. Aside from serving as editor in chief of CIAR, she is also the VP of Phi Alpha Delta and the president of Cornell Global Awareness Program. As an avid baker, she enjoys making biscotti and banana bread. One of her favorite foods is avocado toast!

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Vice President of Internal Affairs

Christina Lu '21

Christina is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Government and Economics. She joined CIAR because she is fascinated by the complex intersection of politics and economics that shapes our world. On campus, besides being the VP of Internal Affairs for CIAR, Christina is also a Research Intern for the Government Department, a member of Cornell Minds Matter, and a Fellow of POLIS, Cornell’s only pre-professional fraternity for individuals interested in pursuing careers in government and politics. In her free time, you can usually find her reading, drawing, or exploring Ithaca.


Vice President of EXTERNAL Affairs

Seyda TakiS '22

Seyda joined CIAR in Fall 2018 and the e-board in Spring 2019. She is an Arts & Sciences student double majoring in Computer Science and Government. Aside from CIAR, she is the representative of an NGO that works in political youth education & empowerment and a member of the organization team of their conferences. In her free time, she usually reads and dances Argentine Tango.


Managing Editor


Akhil Mithal is a Sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Government and minoring in Law and Society. He joined CIAR in Fall 2018 and is excited to be a managing editor this semester. In addition to working on CIAR, Akhil is on the executive board of Guac Magazine, Cornell's only travel magazine, and a member of Cornell Political Union. He also works at Temple of Zeus on campus.



Managing Editor

Jack Carlos Mindich '21

Jack Mindich is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences planning to major in Government. He joined CIAR in the fall of 2017. In addition to his work with CIAR, he serves as the Director of the Cornell Roosevelt Institute's Center of Foreign Policy and has worked for criminal justice organizations in New York City for the past three summers. Most recently, he has interned for the EDNY Department of Probation.


Managing Editor

Benjamin wang ‘22

Benjamin is a freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in History and Asian Studies. He joined CIAR in Fall 2018. In addition to his responsibilities in CIAR, he serves as an analyst in the economic policy center at the Roosevelt Institute. His academic interests lie in East Asian legal history, particularly concerning legal reform in Republican China. Outside of school, he enjoys reading, listening to classical music, and cooking.



Eric Lee '21

Eric is a sophomore in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations concentrating in finance. He hosted a panel on the Catalan independence and its impact on Europe in 2017 and as an analyst in the foreign policy center at the Roosevelt Institute, he is particularly interested in the geopolitics of East Asia and Europe. He enjoys long walks on the beach and a nice nap once in a while.