Sam Maynard

Sam joined the D&S editorial team in September 2014. He holds a BA in Political Science from Monmouth University in New Jersey. Currently, Sam is a student in the MA in Democracy and Governance program at Georgetown. He specializes in Comparative Politics in Latin America.



Sundar Ramanujam

Sundar joined the staff as an editor in August 2015. Prior to this, his experience includes the three years he spent with Discover, the student-run newspaper of Shiv Nadar University (India). He was one of the founding members of its editorial team and launched the Economics & Politics section which was a platform for academic debates among students on major national legislations.

He is a first year graduate student in the Democracy and Governance program here at Georgetown University. His interests include Constitutional Studies, Political Institutions and Comparative Politics in Latin American and South Asian Democracies.


Elizabeth Lievens

Elizabeth joined Democracy and Society earlier this year as an editor. Prior to coming to Georgetown University, she received her B.A. in International Relations from Creighton University. Her interests include Middle Eastern Politics, and Women's Rights.