Staff Reilly BarryEditor in Chief Reilly is a first year AM candidate at Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies, focusing primarily on contemporary US-Turkish relations. Previously, she worked as the managing editor for the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. Mouhanad Al RifaySenior Staff Writer Mouhanad is a Syrian-American award-winning documentary filmmaker, humanitarian and human rights activist. He is a first year AM candidate at Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies, advancing his expertise in Middle-East-focused critical political and cultural commentary, with a broader interest in nonfiction and narrative writing. Mounir MahmalatManaging Editor for Political Economy and Security Mounir is a senior researcher at the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, consultant for the World Bank, as well as a managing editor of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy. He holds a Ph.D. in political economy from Dublin City University and was a fellow at Harvard’s Department of Government. Joseph LeoneAssociate Editor of the Levant Joseph is a first year MPP student at the Harvard Kennedy School, focusing on human rights, conflict resolution, and social movements – particularly in Palestine and the Levant. Previously, he worked for the National Endowment for Democracy, Muftah Magazine, and the International Crisis Group. Farrah Lynn EzzeddineStaff Writer Farrah Lynn is a master’s student in epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. She focuses on refugee health and policy issues related to healthcare in conflict zones of the Middle East. She works as a research assistant with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative to examine the clinic and public health consequences of contemporary warfare in the MENA region.