Correspondents

Luke Phillips
Senior Correspondent
Luke Phillips is a political activist and writer in California state politics. His work has been published in a variety of publications, including Fox&Hounds, NewGeography, and The American Interest. Luke is a Senior Correspondent at Glimpse From the Globe, a ...Read More
Miles Malley
Senior Correspondent
Miles Malley is an International Relations major at the University of Southern California, with minors in Political Science and French. His primary research interests include American foreign policy, specifically in the Middle East, geopolitics, and the ever-expanding role of nuclear weapons Read More
Katerina Formichev
Senior Correspondent
Katerina Fomichev is an International Relations and Environmental Studies double major at the University of Southern California. She has traveled to over twenty countries, most of which are in Europe developing a deep love for that region of the world. For her senior project in high school she traveled to Italy for a month researching food standards and... Read More
Leia Wang
Senior Correspondent
Leia Wang is a sophomore in the World Bachelor in Business, a program in which she will earn three degrees from the University of Southern California, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi. In the past four years, she has volunteered in and visited over fifteen countries in six continents... Read More


Zoie Petrakis
Junior Correspondent
Zoie Petrakis is studying Classics, International Relations, and Spanish at the University of Southern California and is currently in her second year. She is half Greek and half American and has spent time living and going to school in both countries. She is involved in Model United Nations, the International Relations... Read More
Cyrus Khandalavala
Junior Correspondent
Cyrus Khandalavala is a sophomore at USC majoring in International Relations and the Global Economy. His academic interests include development theory, international finance, and institutional reform, as well as medical and economic anthropology. Cyrus' overall aim is to write thoughtfully and comprehensively about globally-entangled issues... Read More
Alex Waggoner
Junior Correspondent
Alex Waggoner is a Seattle, WA native. Alex has been reading history and global news since he was a young kid. For a long time, Alex has been looking for an opportunity to write and evaluate problems and events that occur on the international stage, and is very excited that Glimpse has given him this opportunity to do so... Read More
Eric Drymer
Junior Correspondent
Eric Drymer is an incoming senior majoring in International Relations and Global Business with an emphasis on International Financial Management and a minor in Business Entrepreneurship at the University of Southern California. Eric’s research interests center on European security studies and global finance as well as the... Read More
Aziza Kasumov
Junior Correspondent
Aziza Kasumov is a freelance journalist originally from Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany, now living in Los Angeles, CA. She’s a senior at the University of Southern California with a double-major in Print and Digital Journalism and International Relations. Her primary interests include transatlantic political and economic relations, the West’s involvement in...Read More
Virginia Villa
Junior Correspondent
Virginia Villa is a senior double-majoring in International Relations and Political Science. Her interests include democratic politics, human security, and international law. Apart from Glimpse, Virginia is a team member on the Near Crises in World Politics Research Project and the Security and Political Economy (SPEC) Lab at USC... Read More
Sumin Kim
Junior Correspondent
Sumin Kim is a junior majoring in International Relations and the Global Economy and minoring in Behavioral Economics at the University of Southern California. Sumin attended Chinese public high school when she lived in Beijing, China and she speaks fluent Korean, English and Chinese. Her research interests include... Read More
Maddie Walsh
Junior Correspondent
Maddie Walsh is a sophomore majoring in International Relations and double minoring in Spanish and communications design at USC. Her freshman year, Maddie participated in a number of service learning programs, including Los Feliz en Español and the Joint Educational Project. Maddie also was a part of the Near Crisis Project, an undergraduate...Read More
Jenna Mazza
Junior Correspondent
Jenna Mazza is a sophomore studying International Relations and double minoring in Spanish and Human Rights at the University of Southern California. She spent the summer in Spain studying European immigration, which furthered her interest in international law. On campus, Jenna is also a fellow with the Levan Institute of Humanities and Ethics... Read More
Katie McDowell
Junior Correspondent
Katie McDowell is a senior at the University of Southern California double majoring in International Relations Global Business and Economics. Katie is passionate about foreign affairs, specifically energy security, geopolitics, international financial markets, and Latin America. Outside of her studies, Katie is a Research Associate for the... Read More
Matthew McDonnell
Junior Correspondent
Matthew McDonnell is a freshman at the University of Southern California majoring in International Relations and Global Business. Before undergraduate studies, he worked at a non-profit organization, Lion’s Heart, and helped manage their social media platforms. At The University of Southern California, he is a volunteer teacher for local high schools through... Read More
Emi Daley
Junior Correspondent
Emi Daley is a junior at UCLA studying Political Science, Anthropology, and French. Along with Glimpse, she writes for the Daily Bruin, is the senior intern at the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, and has worked on the U.S. State Department’s Adopt a U.S. Embassy Program. Daley grew up as a military brat around the Pacific and spent some time in Germany. Her first language is Japanese and... Read More
Srividya Dasaraju
Junior Correspondent
Srividya Dasaraju is a sophomore majoring in International Relations. Her academic interests include security and terrorism studies, international law, and the politics of climate change. Last summer Srividya interned for Senate Minority Chuck Schumer in DC. On campus, she is on the Trojan Policy Debate Team, a student associate at the Unruh Institute, an associate editor for the Journal of Law and... Read More
Ciara Taylor
Junior Correspondent
Ciara Taylor is a junior studying Middle East Studies and International Relations. She has studied Arabic since high school and spent the past summer in Jordan through the State Department's Critical Language Scholarship. Her primary research interests include security and foreign policy issues in the Middle East, and is also passionate about the challenges facing refugees throughout the region. At USC, Ciara... Read More
Olivia Salberg
Junior Correspondent
Olivia Salberg is a junior studying International Relations and Economics. She is involved in Model United Nations, Troy Camp, and Society 53, organizations that strengthen her public speaking and debate skills, allow her to engage in community service, and afford her the chance to be a leader amongst USC students. Olivia is fascinated by water politics, specifically in the Middle East, because she sees scarcity of... Read More
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