PPR Executive Board
Editor-in-Chief: Elizabeth Peng
Managing Editor, Magazine: Jack Hostager
Jack is a sophomore from Dubuque, Iowa studying International Relations in the College. Outside of PPR, he is involved in the Penn Symphony, West Philadelphia Tutoring Project, Penn Global Impact Collaborative, and Penn Faith and Action. He is also a research assistant at the Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research.
Managing Editor, Online: Geeta Minocha
Geeta is a sophomore in Wharton studying Finance and Business Economics & Public Policy as a Joseph Wharton Scholar and healthcare as a Public Policy Research Scholar. She served as Managing Editor of the Penn Spectrum prior to its merger with the Penn Political Review. Outside of PPR, Geeta is involved with Penn’s Students Against Human Trafficking group and the Wharton India Economic Forum, as well as many charitable and political projects. Additionally, Geeta is a blogger for the Huffington Post.
Editor-at-Large: Justin Lee
Justin is a Junior majoring in Political Science and Economics and minoring in Cinema Studies. Outside of PPR, he is involved in theater and film at Penn.
Interview Editor: Michaela Palmer
Michaela is a sophomore in the College from New York City studying Political Science with a concentration in International Relations. She joined PPR’s interview staff as a freshman. Outside of PPR, Michaela is involved with the Penn Israel Public Affairs Committee, the Women’s Political League, Penn Hillel and political science research.
Layout Editor: Karen Whisler
Karen is a sophomore from Long Grove, IL studying International Relations and Economics in the College. Outside of PPR, she is a design associate for The Daily Pennsylvanian, an executive member for Penn Model Congress, a brother of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, and is involved in political science research.
Operations Manager: Lena Leszinsky
Lena is a freshman studying Biology in the College. Outside of PPR, she is a member of the Polybian Society, and is involved with volunteering programs such as Penn Cares and Play on Philly. She also works at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as a lab assistant.
Business Manager: Joey Harrison
Joey is a Junior from Boise studying Finance and Social Impact and Responsibility. In addition to PPR, Joey is involved in Community School Student Partnerships, Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Netter Center, and WQHS Student Radio. Joey’s interests include political philosophy, postmodernism, and food.
Webmaster: Sam Leavitt
Sam is a Sophomore from Orlando, Florida, studying Finance, Statistics, and Computer Science. Outside of PPR, he is involved in the Undergraduate Statistics Society, Wharton Investment and Trading Group, and Undergraduate Economics Society.
GPA President: Whitney Stewart
Alex Anderson (Senior National)
Kody Sun (Senior Global)
Laura Beck | Benjamin Fung | Joy Sun | Czarina Yip
Layout and Art Staff
Gabrielle Fink | Benjamin Fung | Carter Gale
Cary Dannenberg | Isabella Fierro | Kira Flemke | Jamie Gleklen
William Lee | Claire Lisker | Nishant Upender
Olivia Gibbs | Erika Harness | Daniel Leone | Jamie Gleken
John M. Bridgeland
Director, White House Domestic Policy Council (2001-2004)
Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (1977-1979)
U.S. Congresswoman (1987-2003), U.S. Ambassador to the OECD (2003-2007)
U.S. Congressman (1993-2011)