Roberta T. Mayerle, Editor-in-Chief
Roberta is a third-year J.D. student from Brazil, Germany and the United States. She holds an M.Sc. with distinction in Global Governance and Diplomacy from the University of Oxford and a B.A. summa cum laude from Sciences Po Paris. During her time at Harvard, Roberta worked at Cleary Gottlieb in New York and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Beijing. Prior to law school, she spent two years at The Boston Consulting Group in London. She also interned with the United Nations Development Programme in Beijing and the German Development Agency GIZ in Benin.
Steven Wang, Editor-in-Chief
Steven is a third-year J.D. student with roots in the east and west. Prior to law school, Steven completed a Master of Public Policy at Oxford University on the Rhodes scholarship and studied international relations at University of Toronto, Sciences Po, Paris and Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also started a social enterprise, Yiqiao (益桥), that continues to operate. Steven has also spent time at Teach for China, Yenching Academy and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. He is a member of the Harvard Boxing club and will begin work at Cravath, Swaine & Moore.
Jack Jaehyuk You, Managing Editor
Jack Jaehyuk You is a third-year J.D. student from Seoul, Korea. Jack attended Harvard College, where he earned a B.A. in Social Studies. Prior to law school, he served as a foreign affairs officer in the Korean Air Force. Besides working with the submissions in ILJ, he serves the Vice President of the Board of Student Advisers and was formerly a board member of APALSA and In Vino Veritas. He has spent his summers at the New York Attorney General’s Office and at WilmerHale D.C.
Daniel Zaleznik, Managing Editor
Daniel is a third-year J.D. student from the Boston Area. After receiving his M.A. in global governance from UMass Boston, Daniel worked for four years as an advisor to Pacific Island States at the United Nations on matters related to oceans, climate change and sustainable development. At HLS, Daniel is interested in public international law and the Law of the Sea, and participated in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition.
Simon Jerome, Lead Executive Editor for Print
Simon is a third-year J.D. student from Southern Maryland. He received a B.A. in Political Science and Russian Language, and an M.I.A. in International Security Policy, from Columbia University. He then worked in international development in Washington, D.C., before coming to law school.
Beier Lin, Lead Executive Editor for Online
Beier is a third-year J.D. student from Shanghai, China. She attended the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, where she received a B.A. in Honors History. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action, cum laude, from Sciences Po Paris. Prior to law school, Beier worked on international human rights research and advocacy at the Coalition for the International Criminal Court and the T.M.C. Asser Institute in The Hague. She will begin work at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York.
Shuyu Sun, Features Editor
Shuyu is currently a third-year J.D. student at Harvard Law School. Born and raised in Hangzhou, China, She graduated from Tsinghua University in Beijing with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. She also spent one semester at Harvard College as a visiting student. In her 1L summer, Shuyu worked as a judicial intern at the District Court for the District of Columbia.
Minsun Cha, Executive Editor for Print
Minsun is a third-year J.D. student from Seoul and Singapore. She spent a year before law school on a fellowship in Tokyo, after studying Global Affairs and East Asian Studies at Yale. Having lived all over Asia, Minsun is passionate about languages and food.
Alexander Guerin, Executive Editor for Print
Alex is a third-year J.D. student from California. Alex attended UC Berkeley, where he received a B.A. in history in 2015. Prior to law school, he spent three years working as a teacher and educational consultant in Shenzhen, China. At Harvard, Alex is involved in the Harvard Law Review and Journal of Law and Public Policy.
Zachary Grouev, Executive Editor for Print
Zach is a third-year J.D. student from the Florida Panhandle. Zach attended Vanderbilt University, where he received a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Corporate Strategy in 2018. At Harvard, Zach is involved in the National Security and Law Association and the Harvard Program on International Law and Armed Conflict.
Jacob Kovacs-Goodman, Executive Editor for Print
Jacob is a third-year J.D. student from California. He studied Classics at Stanford. Prior to law school, he managed free speech and privacy policies at Google, taught high school Latin, and bartended. He is a certified yoga teacher.
Carla Sung Ah Yoon, Executive Editor for Print
Carla is a third-year J.D. student from South Korea. Carla attended Dartmouth College, where she graduated with a B.A. in Government in 2015. Prior to law school, she worked for a refugee legal aid NGO in Egypt, and in program management for a refugee humanitarian organization in Uganda. Carla is a joint-degree student with the MPA program at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, where she studied International Development. Her interests are in international humanitarian law, international arbitration, U.S. immigration law, and refugee law.
Mason Ji, Executive Editor for Online
Mason is a third-year J.D. student from Washington. Mason attended Yale University, where he graduated with a B.A. in 2016 and the University of Oxford, where he graduated with an MSc in 2017 and an MPP in 2018. Previous to law school, he was a General Assembly delegate at the United Nations and a White House Ambassador for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. He is involved in the Rule of Law Society and the International Arbitration Law Students Association at Harvard.
Natasha Nicholson Gaviria, Executive Editor for Online
Natasha is a third-year J.D. student from Medellin, Colombia and San Diego, California. Natasha attended University of California, Berkeley, where she received a B.A. in Political Science and Latin American Studies in 2016. Prior to law school, she spent two years working at the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division in San Francisco. At Harvard, Natasha is involved in La Alianza, Harvard Latinx Law Review, and Harvard Immigrantion and Refugee Clinic.
Steven Jiang, Executive Editor for Online
Steven is a second-year J.D. student from Texas. Steven attended Stanford University, where he received a B.S. in Mathematics in 2017. Steven has worked before at a clinic in Puerto Rico and with Mercy Corps’ offices in Syria and Zimbabwe. Outside of the International Law Journal, Steven is involved in the Rule of Law Society, National Security Journal, and Human Rights Journal
Yixian Sun, Executive Editor for Online
Yixian is a second-year J.D. student from Beijing, China. Yixian spent her undergraduate years at Peking University, where she obtained her first law degree in 2018. Before coming to HLS, she interned with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the international arbitration team of a major Chinese law firm. At Harvard, Yixian has been involved in the Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association and Asian Pacific American Law Students Association.
Ji Soo Janet Park, Community Development Chair
Janet is a second-year J.D. student from New Jersey. Janet attended Columbia University, where she received a B.A. in East Asian Studies in 2016. Prior to law school, she spent three years working at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Antitrust Division and in the Office of Legal Policy in Washington, D.C. At Harvard, Janet is involved in the Harvard Graduate Council, Law and International Development Society, and Women’s Law Association.
Emma Willems, Finance Chair
Emma is a second-year J.D. student from Paris, France. Emma attended Dartmouth College, where she received a B.A. in History and Economics in 2015. Prior to law school, she spent four years working at Cambridge Associates in Boston, MA, first in the investment advisory division and then in Venture Capital Research. At Harvard, Emma is involved in Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project and the Women’s Law Association.
Yang Ding, Symposium Chair
Yang is a second-year J.D. student from Shanghai who is currently based in LA. Yang attended Swarthmore College, where she majored in Philosophy and Classical Studies. At HLS, Yang is involved in the ILJ and APALSA. She spends her free time imagining a life without law school and writing for The New Yorker.
Siqi Zhao, External Affairs Chair
Siqi is a second-year J.D. student from Chengdu, China. Siqi is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College, where she majored in International Relations. Prior to law school, she worked in Beijing as a market consultant. At Harvard, Siqi is involved in Harvard Defenders, China Law Association, and Coalition of International Students and Global Affairs.
Tyler Kohring, Communications Chair
Tyler is a second-year J.D. student from Utah. Tyler attended the University of Utah, where he received a B.A. in Finance and a B.A. in Accounting in 2017. Prior to law school, Tyler studied Chinese law and culture at Fudan University in Shanghai, China as a Confucius Scholar. At Harvard, Tyler is involved with the Harvard Plaintiffs’ Law Association, China Law Society, and is currently working as a research assistant for Professor Jesse Fried.