Arjun Gananathan | Editor in Chief

Arjun is a third-year J.D. student from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He graduated from UCLA with a degree in Linguistics. At HLS, Arjun is a fellow at the Youth Advocacy & Policy Program, and a student attorney at the Criminal Justice Institute. He spent last summer at Covington & Burling’s Washington and San Francisco offices, focused mostly on global and domestic antitrust matters. In his free time, Arjun enjoys learning languages and playing jazz guitar.

Julia Lee | Editor in Chief

Julia is a third-year J.D. student from Seoul, Korea and Palo Alto, CA. She graduated from Emory University in 2017 with a B.A. in English and minor in Global Health. At HLS, she has been involved in international human rights work through Advocates, International Human Rights Clinic, and Program on International Law and Armed Conflict. She likes trying new recipes by Alison Roman and aspires to taking more pictures with her film cameras.

Josh Metzger | Managing Editor

Josh is a third-year J.D. student from New Jersey. He studied International Politics and Chinese at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service. During law school, his experiences include the UN International Law Commission in Geneva, UNCITRAL in South Korea, DOJ’s Office of International Affairs, Skadden, and the World Bank. He also sits on the editorial board of the Harvard Human Rights Journal. Outside of law school, he enjoys tennis, pottery, Tatte, and following the NBA.

Monica Wang | Managing Editor

Monica is a third-year J.D. student originally from Hong Kong. She received a B.A. in History and Economics from Yale College. Before law school, Monica worked as a management consultant in New York City. At HLS, Monica is also involved with APALSA and the Ames Moot Court Competition. She spent her law school summers at the Department of Justice, Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch and the litigation boutique Kaplan Hecker & Fink.

Yusuke Tsuzuki | Lead Executive Editor for Print

Yusuke is a third-year J.D. student from Kobe, Japan. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Princeton University and a master’s degree in East Asian Studies from Harvard University. At HLS, he is also a finalist on the Ames Moot Court Competition and a research assistant for Harvard Law Empirical Services. He has spent his law school summers in NYC at Davis Polk (2L) and Hogan Lovells (1L). Yusuke loves singing in choirs, practicing karate, and reading law review articles.

Cecilia Wu | Lead Executive Editor for Print

Cecilia Wu is a third-year J.D. student from Shanghai, China. She received a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Duke University. Before law school, she worked at a gender education nonprofit in Guangzhou and a legal aid organization in Beijing. Cecilia spent her 2L summer at Latham & Watkins and Holwell Shuster & Goldberg. In her spare time, Cecilia enjoys figure skating, acting, and writing historical fan fictions.

Scarlett Aylsworth | Lead Executive Editor for Online

Scarlett is a third-year J.D. student from New York, New York and Malibu, California. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in International Studies and sub-concentration in International Security, Norms, and Cooperation. Her interests include public international law, international refugee law, and international arbitration. Scarlett spent her 1L summer at P.R.I.M.E. Finance in The Hague, Netherlands and 2L summer at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York, New York. Outside of law school, she enjoys practicing Pilates, off-road jeeping, surfing, and touring historic house museums.

Lloyd Lyall | Lead Executive Editor for Online

Lloyd is a third year J.D. student from Vancouver, Canada. He earned a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University in 2019, and a GPLLM in Canadian Common Law from the University of Toronto in 2021. Lloyd spent his 1L summer at Accountability Counsel, a nonprofit advocating for communities harmed by international development projects, and his 2L summer with the Global Arbitration, Trade, and Advocacy practice at Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, D.C.

Gene Chang | Executive Editor for Print

Gene is a 3L who was born in Seoul, Korea and grew up in New England. A veteran of the South Korean Army, Gene graduated from Harvard College in 2019 with a degree in Social Studies. Prior to law school, he worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in New York. At HLS, Gene serves on the Board of Student Advisors.

Ariq Hatibie | Executive Editor for Print

Ariq Hatibie is a 3L from Hong Kong and Indonesia interested in public international law and human rights. Outside of class, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Human Rights Journal and participated in the 2022-2023 Jessup competition. He is the Muslim Law Students Association’s Professional and Academic Development Chair, and assists both the Program on Islamic Law and the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World with their international legal work.

Justin Hutchings | Executive Editor for Print

Justin is a 3L from Cincinnati, OH. He’s interested in cross-border litigation and international arbitration. After graduating, he will work in the Washington, DC office of Hogan Lovells. He enjoys learning languages and speaks Spanish, French, Arabic, and Portuguese (with varying degrees of success).

Lorea Mendiguren | Executive Editor for Print

Lorea is a joint-degree candidate finishing up her J.D. at HLS after obtaining an LLM at the University of Cambridge. Her interests bring together privacy and digital law, consumer protection, and comparative global regulatory regimes. A former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, she is excited to complete her time at HLS as an Executive Editor for Volume 65. Lorea is also an active member of La Alianza and the Consumer Protection Clinic. In her spare time, she enjoys finding new music, playing board games, listening to podcasts, and doing yoga.

Michaela LeDoux | Executive Editor for Print

Michaela LeDoux is a third-year J.D. student from New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated in 2017 from Dartmouth College with a major in geography and a minor in art history. At HLS, Michaela is involved with the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review (Article Selection Editor), the Harvard Human Rights Journal (Assistant Managing Editor), and La Alianza. She also participated in the Election Law Clinic and the International Human Rights Clinic. For her 1L summer, Michaela interned for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (West Africa Regional Office). For her 2L summer, Michaela interned at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Civil Rights Division (Housing and Civil Enforcement Section).

Jack Haynie | Executive Editor for Online

Jack is currently a 2L at Harvard Law School who currently serves as an Executive Editor for the International Law Journal’s online content in addition to his work on the Selection Committee. This past summer, Jack worked as a student attorney at the Department of Justice’s Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section and, prior to law school, worked as a sanctions and export control consultant at Deloitte Global Trade Advisory.

Jacob Libby | Executive Editor for Online

Jacob is a second-year J.D. candidate from Houston, TX. He is an editor of the Harvard Law Review and an active member of Human Rights Advocates. His passions include international relations, administrative law, and anti-corruption work. He has a B.A. in Foreign Affairs and Spanish from the University of Virginia, and a master’s degree in China Studies from Peking University. During his 1L summer, he worked in the SEC’s FCPA Unit. In his free time, he enjoys reading, running, cooking, and road-tripping.

Luke Haubenstock | Executive Editor for Online

Luke is a second-year J.D. student from San Francisco, California. Luke received a B.A. from Columbia University and studied philosophy, politics, and economics (PPE) as a visiting student at Oxford. Luke spent his 1L summer researching climate disclosure rules at an international development bank in London. Before law school, Luke worked at law firms in Boston and Singapore and interned at the International Trade Administration. Outside of law, Luke spent a year working as a cheese-tasting class instructor at a local cheese shop.

Amirah Mimano | Executive Editor for Online

Amirah is a second-year J.D. student from Nairobi, Kenya. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2022 with a B.A. in Political Philosophy, Policy and Law. At HLS, she is involved in the Harvard African Law Association (HALA) and the Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA). During her 1L summer, she interned for a defense team at the International Criminal Court. Her interests lie in international criminal law and international humanitarian law.

Casey Wang | Executive Editor for Online

Casey is a second-year J.D. candidate from Atlanta, Georgia. She holds a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a Masters in Economics from the Yenching Academy of Peking University. Interested in project finance and international arbitration, she served as a U.S. Youth Delegate to the G7 and spent her 1L summer at King & Spalding. Casey is also part of the International Human Rights Clinic, the Harvard Asia Business Conference, and the Harvard China Law Symposium.

Yoona Cho | Outreach Chair

Yoona is a second-year J.D. student from Seoul, South Korea. She received a B.A. in Economics from Yonsei University. At HLS, she is involved with the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, and the Korean Association of Harvard Law School. She spent her 1L summer at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer’s Seoul office, where she worked on cross-border litigation cases. In her free time, Yoona enjoys cooking, cleaning, and shopping.

Samuel Parsons | Outreach Chair

Sam is a second-year JD originally from Melbourne, Australia. He received a B.A. in Public Policy from Princeton University with a minor in Philosophy. Before law school, Sam worked as an investment banker with Deutsche Bank in New York, covering European and North American healthcare markets, and as a strategy analyst for a tech startup in Jakarta, Indonesia, with further professional experience in Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Sam has strong interests in public international law and international arbitration, and spent his 1L summer with the United Nations in Amman, Jordan. On campus, Sam is a member of the Harvard Mediation Program, Treasurer of the Coalition for International Students, and VP of the In Vino Veritas wine club. Outside of law school, Sam enjoys hiking, scuba diving, and all things outdoors.

Xuejiao (Katniss) Li | Symposium Chair

Xuejiao (Katniss) Li is an S.J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School, where she researches international trade and national security. Before Harvard, Katniss worked as an associate at Fangda Partners and a researcher at the China Development Bank, with a focus on international law. Katniss won the Best Oralist and National Champion as a Jessup mooter and now serves as a Jessup judge in China, the US, and international rounds. She enjoys Erhu and cooking.

Margaret Siu | Symposium Chair

Margaret Siu is a 2L J.D. Candidate at Harvard Law School with a focus on US-East Asian economic statecraft. Serving as Symposium Chair for the Harvard International Law Journal and President of the Harvard Trade Forum, she offers a nuanced perspective on global trade and finance. A Marshall Scholar with MSc degrees from Oxford and LSE, she has experience with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and CSIS. With publications in the UK National Committee on China, Oxford Political Review, and China Project, her research explores Chinese and Taiwanese economic policy, technology supply chains, and national security.

Michael Tian | Alumni Chair

Michael is a second-year J.D. student, born in China and growing up in the Boston suburbs. He graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Economics and International Relations. On campus, he has been involved in the Harvard Asia Law Society, the China Law Association, and PILAC. During his time at HLS, he has gained experiences from The World Bank, the U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, and Skadden. Outside of law school, he enjoys LEGOs, Star Wars, Formula 1, and good food.

Shayla Birath | Events Chair

Shayla is a 3L at Harvard Law School and will be working at Latham & Watkins, San Diego following graduation. Shayla has worked with Harvard’s Program on International Law and Armed Conflict, working with the African Union, Canadian Foreign Ministry, and faculty Dustin Lewis and Professor Naz Modirzadeh. Shayla completed her undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was also a member of the rowing team.

Loren Ben David | Communications Chair

Loren is a second-year J.D. student from Tel Aviv, Israel. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she earned a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations and a minor in Philosophy. Between college and law school, she served as a full-time member for JusticeCorps, providing legal guidance to pro se litigants. She spent her law school summer as an intern at the Department of Justice, Office of International Affairs. Outside of law school, Loren enjoys yoga, meditation, and indoor cycling.

Scott Xiantao Wang | Finance Chair

Scott Xiantao Wang is a 3L from Shanghai, China. He spent his 1L summer with the Data and Evidence for Justice Reform (DE JURE) program at the World Bank and his 2L summer with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York. He enjoys playing table tennis, tennis, and reading histories of transnational empires and (fictional and nonfictional) stories of resilient individuals therein.

Stephanie Inchaustegui | Sponsorship Chair

Stephanie is J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic with a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA. She sits on the Executive Board of the ILJ as the Sponsorship Chair for Vol. 65 and the 1L Liaison for Vol. 64. As a 2L, She also sits on the Executive Board of HLS Negotiators and enjoys her work as a Teaching Fellow for Professor Michael Sandel at Harvard College.

Ana Isabel Cobo | LL.M. Liason

Ana Isabel is an LL.M. student from Quito, Ecuador. She graduated as a lawyer with summa cum laude honors from Universidad San Francisco de Quito. After law school, she worked in the arbitration and dispute resolution department at Pérez Bustamante & Ponce law firm. Subsequently, she served as a law clerk at the Ecuadorian Constitutional Court for two years. Back in Ecuador, Ana Isabel was an adjunct professor for private and procedural law courses, and she held the position of Editor-in-Chief for the USFQ Law Review.

Jackson Faulkner | 1L Liason

Jackson Faulkner is a 1L from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Before attending HLS, Jackson worked in state politics and government in his home state. His most recent positions included serving as a personal assistant to the Governor of New Mexico and later as Chief of Protocol for the Speaker of the New Mexico State House. He is interested in pursuing comparative studies of indigenous and common law systems in the American Southwest and in Oceania.