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The Executive Editorial Board of the Journal of Student Affairs consists of graduate students in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program at New York University. The editors promote the submission of articles that address issues of critical interest to the NYU community and among higher education and student affairs professionals. The opinion and attitudes expressed within the Journal do not necessarily reflect those of the Executive Editorial Board.

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Meet the Executive Board


Aliya Syed, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Michael Calla, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Elena Lee, Acquisitions Editor

Louise Schwarz, Managing Editor

Amos Joseph, Production Editor


Jordan Bashline, Co-Editor-in-Chief   

Maggy Fread, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Melanie Oliva, Content Editor

Ling Le, Copy Editor

Danielle Amaddeo, Publicity & Recruitment Chair


Luis Angel Cisneros, Editor-in-Chief   

Tara Hardy, Content Editor

Savanna Ramirez, Copy Editor

Stephanie Martinez, Production Editor 

Alexa Spieler, Publicity Chair

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Erich Dietrich

Clinical Professor of Higher Education and International Education, NYU Steinhardt

Associate Academic Director, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Community Programs, NYU Abu Dhabi

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