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.

Managing Editor
Zhi Jiao Danielle Goh ’20

Executive Editor
Michelle Nguyen ’20

Contributing Editors
Cady-Bree Abe
Ali Al-Sabah
Nawaf Al-Sabah
Tia Carr
Danica Creahan
Jonar Cowan
Ryan Frazee
Siany Gunawan
Claire Gute
Sophia Jaramillo
Ella Kelleher
Kezia Laksmono
William Lighthart
Joseph Littaua
Casey (Quinn) McGannon
Nicolas Papa
Cristina Pedler
Katherine Peterson
Liam Rogers
Sarah Sharpe
Lilly Webber
Miles Whittingham

Curriculum Coordinator
Sara Altuwajri ’21

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
Senay Emmanuel
Dhari Alduraibi
Aashna Malpani
Yi Ning
Savannah Nunez
Jay Seo
Clementine Todorov
Sabrina Verduzco
Mary Grace Costa
Kelcey Lorenzo
Lexi Tucker
Jeremiah Fajardo
Stephanie Garcia
Lani Luo

Emeritus Executive Senior Editor
Ben Sullivan

Special Assistant to the President
Lamiya Shabbir

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