Volume 6

Editor in Chief

Managing Editor

Production Editor

Executive Editors

Article Editors

Symposium Editor

Research Editor

Senior Editors

Jake Bassinder

Alyssa Cannizzaro

Associate Editors

Kirk Andersen

Jacob Bell

Ross Berger

Robert Berry

Rebecca Bierstein

Lauren Browdy

Joshua Burd

Kevin Closs

Isabel Feldman

Gwyneth Harrick

Hannah-Rose Hintz

Hake Hraniotis

Kayley Ingalls

Randy Kim

Grace Leppanen

Katherine Lynch

Rebecca Lynch

Chih McDermott

Bianca Nachmani

Dylan O’Connor

Pamela Ozga

Claire Parker

Elle Rothermich

Falak Shahid

Amanda Smith

Michael Stephenson

Laurel Sutherland

Jocelyn Walcott

Faculty Advisor

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Alana Bevan is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law & Public Affairs, Volume 6. During law school, Alana has worked as a Summer Associate for the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, and has held internships with the Capital Habeas Unit of the Federal Defender’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Honorable Robert B. Kugler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. She has also worked as a Research Assistant for Penn Law professors David Hoffman and Sophia Lee. She is a pro bono volunteer with the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS), and serves as a Littleton Fellow for Penn Law’s first-year Legal Practice Skills course. Prior to law school, she worked in D.C. as a Research Manager with Holland & Knight LLP. She holds a PhD in History from Johns Hopkins, a Masters in Library Science from the University of Maryland, and BA in History from the University of Alberta. After law school, she will clerk for the Honorable Anita B. Brody of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Megan Hussey is the Managing Editor of the Journal of Law & Public Affairs, Volume 6. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology: Language, Cognition, & Culture. Because that’s such a mouthful, she usually just tells people she studied linguistics, since that’s what she spent most of her time on. Megan is excited for her final year at Penn Law, even if she’s taking classes from her bedroom. She is an active member of If, When, How and Penn Law Lambda, and if keeping her fingers crossed that she will be able to play the flute with the Light Opera come spring. When she’s not in class, Megan can usually be found playing board games with her friends, finding excuses not to run, or knitting colorful blankets.

Anissa Chitour is the Production Editor for the Journal of Law & Public Affairs, Volume 6. She graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Public Policy and graduated with her Masters in Change Management from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. After receiving her degrees, she worked at various nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area for four years before coming to Penn Law, where she has completed internships at Morrison & Foerster LLP and with the Honorable Jerome B. Simandle in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. She currently serves on the board of Penn Law If/When/How and is looking forward to returning to San Francisco when she graduates in the spring.
Amelia Fanelli is an Executive Editor of the Journal of Law & Public Affairs, Volume 6. Amelia graduated from Marlboro College with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and International Studies, and wrote her senior thesis on constitution building in Tunisia and Egypt. As a part of her studies, she completed a six-month internship at an anti-corruption NGO in Tunis, Tunisia. At Penn, Amelia has served as a member of the Penn Law Trial Team and the Penn Law Mock Trial Team, and is a board member of the Penn Law chapter of the American Constitution Society. Outside of school, she enjoys reading, cooking, hiking, bad jokes, and evenings with friends. Amelia has never met a pet she didn’t like.
Jackie Monnat is an Executive Editor of the Journal of Law & Public Affairs, Volume 6. She graduated from Fordham University with a degree in Psychology and Spanish Language & Literature, as well as from Hunter College with a Masters in Early Childhood and Special Education. Prior to law school, Jackie taught for five years in New York City. Jackie cannot believe how quickly law school is flying by and is excited to continue editing for JLPA.
Michael Sunnergren is an Executive Editor of the Journal of Law & Public Affairs, Volume 6. Michael graduated in May 2013 from Pennsylvania State University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. When he’s not stuck in a Zoom lecture, Michael enjoys reading, running, and spending time with his family. A lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area, Michael plans to remain in Philadelphia after graduation.
Mia Fry is an Articles Editor of the Journal of Law & Public Affairs, Volume 6. Mia graduated from Williams College in 2013 with a degree in English. Since coming to Penn Law, Mia has interned with the ACLU of New Hampshire, the Federal Community Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and Pine Tree Legal Assistance. Mia enjoys running, hiking, and trying out new recipes in her spare time.
Stephen Martin is an Articles Editor of the Journal of Law & Public Affairs, Volume 6. A Philadelphia native, Stephen graduated from La Salle University before receiving his PhD in philosophy from Duke University in 2014. He taught at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville for a year before moving to Massachusetts, where he was a lecturer and an administrator at Tufts University outside Boston. At Penn he’s developed interests in antitrust, labor, and environmental law. He ran his fifth marathon in the fall of 2019 and enjoys powerlifting and pickup basketball. He makes pizza on Wednesday nights.
Sarah Riblet is an Articles Editor of the Journal of Law & Public Affairs, Volume 6.

Casey Stewart is the Symposium Editor of the Journal of Law & Public Affairs, Volume 6. She graduated from Bowdoin College with a degree in History and a minor in Psychology. Following college, Casey worked in Sports Based Youth Development as a soccer coach for a nonprofit in Philadelphia and as Monitoring & Evaluation Manager for a national, trauma-sensitive youth organization. At Penn Law, Casey is Co-Leader of the Criminal Record Expungement Project. She is also a Nonprofit Board Fellow through Wharton’s McNulty Leadership Program. In addition to her legal studies, Casey is completing a Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership through Penn Law’s Cross-Disciplinary Program. When not in class, Casey, a native Philadelphian, can be found cheering on her Philadelphia Flyers with her best friend, Gritty.

Rhochelle Krawetz is the Research Editor of the Journal of Law & Public Affairs, Volume 6.
ccoglianCary Coglianese is the Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, where he currently serves as the director of the Penn Program on Regulation and has served as the law school’s Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs.  He specializes in the study of regulation and regulatory processes, with an emphasis on the empirical evaluation of alternative regulatory strategies and the role of public participation, negotiation, and business-government relations in policy making.