The Team

iAffairs Management

  • Managing Editor – Joy Kwak is an MA candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, specializing in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy. She completed her BA in International Development at McGill University, minoring in Political Science and Hispanic Studies. Her interests include Canadian foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific and Canada’s national security and immigration policies. Her professional expertise includes working in immigration research and representing youth at UN Commissions.
  • Managing Editor Eunice Oladejo is an MA Candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, specializing in Foreign Policy and Diplomacy. She completed her undergraduate studies at Western University in Political Science with a minor in Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction. Her research is focused on the role of foreign policy and diplomacy in war resolution and societal re-development. Her professional experience is rooted in government relations, and she has previously worked with the United Nations in analyzing the implementation of sustainable development goals in London, Ontario.
  • Managing Editor – Srinjoyee Chakraborty is an MA candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, specializing in Conflict Analysis and Conflict Resolution. She completed her BA in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, with a specialization in Politics and Philosophy, at Western University. Her interests include humanitarian policy and aid, transitional justice, and Canada’s national security. Her professional background stems from academic research in political psychology, with interests in political polarization, political extremism, and social media information dissemination.
  • Managing Editor – Jessica Look is an MA candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, specializing in International Organizations and Global Public Policy. She completed her BA in Political Science, with a minor in French Studies, at Western University. Her interests surround global health policy and gender, race, and culture in international affairs. Her professional background stems from the post-secondary education sector and non-profit organizations. 

Associate Editors

  • Associate Editor – Lea Fazio is an MA candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, specializing in Security and Defence Policy. She completed her BA in International Affairs and Development Studies with a minor in French Studies and a senior thesis on United Nations Security Council Reform, at the University of Windsor. Her interests include global power dynamics, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and terrorism. Her professional background stems from post-secondary education with academic research, and Canadian politics. 
  • Associate Editor Justin Fiacconi recently graduated from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, specializing in Conflict Analysis and Conflict Resolution. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Algoma University, completing a thesis on the theoretical conceptualization of Human Security. His interests include nationalism, political conflict, human rights, and the overlap between international politics and global sports. Justin has roughly four years of experience as an Editorial Research Assistant and has recently started a position as a Senior Research Analyst in the private sector. In the fall of 2023, he will begin a Master’s Degree in Journalism at Carleton University to become a long-form multimedia journalist.

If you are interested in becoming a part of the iAffairs team, we are always looking for motivated associate editors with a passion for international affairs – click here for more information or email us at admin@iaffairscanada.com