Carolina International Relations Association

The Internationalist Leadership


Editor in chief

Mark Burnett

Mark Burnett is a junior from Raleigh, NC studying Political Science and Media and Journalism, with a minor in Urban and Regional Planning. His academic interests range from US diplomatic relations to the accession process of former Soviet states into the European Union. He hopes to provide undergraduates an avenue to publish their research on important topics challenging the international community and can be contacted at


Executive Editor

Rebecca Price

Rebecca Price is a junior from Mill Spring, NC studying Political Science and Anthropology, with a minor in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. Her academic interests range from comparative international approaches to environmental and agricultural sustainability, to anthropological perspectives on ritual formation, global health, and nationalism, to contemporary art and literature of the American South. She is excited to help amplify undergraduate research on foreign affairs through working with The Internationalist and can be contacted at



Senior Editors: Emily Venturi and Michael Purello

Staff Editors: Parker Barth, Angela Chin, Hannah Grimm, Zhi-Whi Lin, Morgan Pratt, Ryan Shelton and Zach Simon