Staff

Jack Evans

is a sophomore majoring in Global Politics and East European and Russian Studies. He’s interested in dispelling stereotypes and misconceptions about the Eurasian area, as well as creating fairer policies toward the region at an international level. Jack is co-Editor-in-Chief.

Simona Radeva

is a senior majoring in Journalism, and minoring in Digital Culture and Information, and French. Simona is originally from Varna, Bulgaria, but has spent two years living in an international boarding school in Dilijan, Armenia, as part of the United World College program. Her time in Armenia inspired her curiosity about socio-economic and political issues in the Eurasian region, and she’s passionate about raising awareness of human rights abuses in both Eastern-Europe and Eurasia. Simona is co-Editor-in-Chief. 

Harper Meacham

 is a sophomore majoring in Strategic Communications with a minor in Russian Language and Culture. He was originally born in Minsk, Belarus and has an interest in foreign politics. Harper enjoys writing and he hoping to educate others on how the relationship between the US and Eastern European nations –– their conflicting government styles and history –– develops over time. Harper is a staff writer.

Becca Windle

is a sophomore double majoring in Business Administration and American Politics. She is interested in monitoring ongoing events in Eurasia. Becca is our treasurer.

Paul Mitsopoulos

is a prospective politics and CBSC major and Russian minor from Staten Island, NY. Paul writes for Liberty Lexington because of his growing interest in Eurasia and the deep history the region has. He is interested in identifying human rights abuses and tracking progress in Eurasian states. Paul is a staff writer.

Blake Ramsey

is a senior majoring in Global Politics and European History with a minor in Classics. He writes for Liberty Lexington because he believes a lot of the modern world has focused on human rights abuses in regions the United States has been recently involved in, leaving Euraisa’s human rights abuses hidden in the darkness. Blake is committed to shedding light on the abuses the countrues in this region face. Blake is our social media manager and a staff writer.

Kevin Zupkas

is a senior from San Diego, CA. He is majoring in Global Politics with a minor in German language. Kevin started writing for Liberty Lexington because he became interested in covering human rights abuses specifically in the Eurasian region, and is particularly interested in how they affect politics at the international level. Kevin is a staff writer.

Former Staff

Nick Mosher

graduated in May 2022 with a double major in Global Politics and Russian Area Studies. He was interested in Eurasian geopolitics and economic development. Nick was the editor-in-chief.

Lane Johansen

graduated in May 2022 with a double major in Global Politics and Russian Area Studies. She was interested in civil liberties and women’s issues in Eurasia, as well as tracking increasing authoritarianism in the region. Lane was the managing editor.

Ana Estrada

graduated in May 2022 with a double major in Politics and Computer Science with a Middle Eastern South Asian Studies minor. Ana was the technology head of Liberty Lexington.

Fran McDonough

graduated in May 2022 with a major in Global Politics with minors in Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies (Arabic) and Russian Language and Culture. She was interested in the many intersections of the Arab and post-Soviet worlds, particularly in Central Asia and the Middle East. Fran was a staff writer.

Jackson Sharman

graduated in May 2022 with a major in Journalism and a minor in Russian Area Studies. Jackson was interested in U.S. foreign policy and national security. Jackson was a staff writer. 

Warner Speed

graduated in May 2022 with a double major in Global Politics and European History. Warner was interested in American grand strategy and the geopolitics of the Caucasus. He was a staff writer. 

Wes Culp

graduated in May 2021 with a double major in Russian Area Studies and Global Politics. He wrote a senior honors thesis on Russian state policy in the Arctic region and is professionally proficient in Russian. Wes was a staff writer.

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