Editorial Board


FELIPE BUENO is a junior  at Seton Hall University, double majoring in Diplomacy and International Relations, and Economics, with a minor in French. He has worked on the Basque Research Team, and the Unarmed Strategic Forces Research Team at Seton Hall. Following his Freshmen year, he had the opportunity to intern at the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy in Washington D.C. He is also the President of the European Horizons chapter on campus, and works at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations.


Contact Felipe at felipe.bueno@student.shu.edu.

Managing Editor

LEAH CERILLI is a junior double majoring in Diplomacy and International Relations and Modern Languages, with a minor in Economics. She is studying Spanish and Arabic. Her interests include international security, women’s rights, and post-conflict resolution. She will intern at the Boston chapter of the World Affairs Councils of America in the summer of 2017.

Contact Leah at leah.cerilli@student.shu.edu.

Associate Editor

ANDI BERMAN is a sophomore at Seton Hall, double majoring in psychology and modern languages with a minor in diplomacy. In addition to her editor position for The Diplomatic Envoy, she is a member of Delta Phi Epsilon. Outside of SHU, Andi is an art teacher at local elementary schools.

Contact Andi at andrea.berman@student.shu.edu.

News Editor

RENATA KOCH ALVARENGA is a junior double majoring in Diplomacy and International Relations and Modern Languages, with a minor in Latin American Studies. Originally from Brazil, she is passionate about the politics of her country, diplomacy, and global environmental issues. Renata is a research fellow at the Tinker Institute on International Law and Organizations, and the president of the United Nations Association at Seton Hall.

Contact Renata at renata.alvarenga@student.shu.edu.

Opinion Editor

GABI HUNT is a senior majoring in Diplomacy and International Relations and Environmental Studies. This summer, she will intern at the Middle East Policy Council as a student cohort in the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ summer leadership program in D.C. In addition to writing and editing for the Envoy, she is a team leader for DOVE, sister of Alpha Gamma Delta, president of Ecology Club, and student ambassador for the Diplomacy School.

Contact Gabi at gabrielle.hunt@student.shu.edu.

Layout Editor

ALEX WONG is a sophomore finance major. A native of Hawaii, Alex had the pleasure to intern at Stifel Nicolaus, as well as Raymond James, both of which are wealth management firms.


Contact Alex at alexander.wong1@student.shu.edu.

Web Editor

MARIAH MCCLOSKEY is a sophomore Diplomacy and Economics major, with a minor in Arabic. Mariah was a Speak Truth to Power intern at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights and is currently a research aid for The Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality (WISE). Her interests include trafficked persons, international human rights, and women’s reproductive rights.

Contact Mariah at mariah.mccloskey@student.shu.edu.

Faculty AdvisorCourtney_Smith3

DR. COURTNEY B. SMITH is senior associate dean and an associate professor at the Seton Hall University School of Diplomacy and International Relations. His areas of study include international organizations, United Nations studies, and peace studies. In addition to the Envoy, he also advises the Seton Hall United Nations Association (SHUNA).

Contact Dr. Smith at courtney.smith@shu.edu.

To contact the editorial board, write to thediplomaticenvoy@gmail.com.

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