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Who We Are

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Executive Director & Publisher
Eric M B Becker
Digital Director & Senior Editor
Editor & Development Coordinator
Adam Dalva By Beowulf Sheehan
Adam Dalva
Books Editor
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Isabella Corletto
2022–23 Editorial Fellow
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Zaporah Price
Administrative & Development Assistant
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Wesley Lewis
Editorial Intern
Susan Harris
Editorial Director
Nadia Kalman
Global Education Director
Watchlist Editor
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Maya Jaggi
Maggie Vlietstra
Maggie Vlietstra
Education Program Coordinator
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Anna Weber
Marketing & Communications Manager
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Jessika Davis
2022-23 Digital Humanities Fellow
Eleanor Stern
Eleanor Stern
Social Media Editor



Alane Salierno Mason, Founder and President
Dedi Felman, Co-Founder
Samantha Schnee, Founding Editor and Chairman of the Board

Board of Directors

Alane Salierno Mason, President and Founder
Kalpana Raina, Vice Chair
Jonathan Schorr, Treasurer
Karen M. Phillips, Vice President
Merve Emre, Secretary
Sarah Salih von Maltzahn


Anthony Knerr
Jim Ottaway, Jr., Chair Emeritus
Margo Viscusi

Advisory Committee

Alberta Arthurs
Susan H. Gillespie