Asia Media International is a student-driven publication of Loyola Marymount University’s Asia Media Center, part of LMU’s Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts and the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, along with the university’s Department of Political Science and the Pacific Century Institute in Los Angeles.

Executive Editor
Zhi Jiao Danielle Goh ’20

Book Review Editor
Danniella Kelleher ’21

Associate Editor
Cristina Pedler ’22

Curriculum Coordinator
Miles Whittingham ’22

Contributing Writers
Jonah Aglubat
Kamran Alishov
Ahmad AlSadhan
Benjamin Barrett
Nelly Carrillo
Lauren Craven
Natalia Falchi
Alec Farmer
Francesco Fimiani
Derek Garcia
Samantha Gerbasi
Jackson Grosshans
Claire Gute
Isabella Lee
Angeline Kek
Dmitry Kolesnikov
Alyssa Montalvo
Brieya Moorberg
Tessa Muller
Daniel Oh
Lewis Parker
Cristina Pedler
Liam Rogers
Gaby Rusli
Heidi Schubert
Jared Sivila
Aidan Smith-Fagan
Bader Zainal

Asia Media International Committee of Advisors
Gareth C.C. Chang
Leta Hong Fincher
Spencer H. Kim
Professor Kal Raustiala
Professor Jennifer Ramos
Gregory F. Treverton
Yeocheol Yoon

Emeritus Editors
Michelle Nguyen
Senay Emmanuel
Clementine Todorov
Dhari Alduraibi
Savannah Nunez
Jay Seo
Sabrina Verduzco
Mary Grace Costa
Jeremiah Fajardo
Kelcey Lorenzo
Lexi Tucker
Aashna Malpani
Yi Ning Wong
Lani Luo

Senior Editor
Andrea Plate

Special Assistant to the President
Lamiya Shabbir

Chief Researcher to the President
Yawen Sun

Founder & President
LMU Clinical Professor Tom Plate,
Distinguished Scholar of Asian and Pacific Studies