INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SOCIETY EXECUTIVE 2017-2018
Andreas Kyriakos — Co-President and Co-Editor in Chief, Attaché Journal of International Affairs
Andreas Kyriakos is a fourth year student at Trinity College in the University of Toronto, pursuing a Specialist in International Relations. His research interests include the evolving practice of diplomacy, soft power studies, and discourses on international political economy. He is returning from a year abroad at Sciences Po in Paris, where he also worked as a project assistant in the Culture Sector of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). During the summer of 2017, Andreas served the Canadian charitable vision of HRH The Prince of Wales, in communications and public affairs at Prince’s Charities Canada. There he led media relations for the charitable component of the 2017 Royal Tour of Canada by TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. Andreas previously interned at a global executive search and leadership consulting firm, as well as at a Toronto-based public relations agency. A member of the IRS Executive for his two previous years at the University, Andreas is also founder of Diplomats on Campus, which he established with the sponsorship of the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History. Andreas is an alumnus of the Margaret MacMillan Trinity One Program.
Riam Kim-McLeod — Co-President & Treasurer, Co-Editor in Chief, Attaché Journal of International Affairs
Riam Kim-McLeod is entering her fourth year at Trinity College, pursuing a double major in International Relations and Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations. Her academic work specializes in analyzing extremism from historical, sociological and gendered perspectives. Riam has previously worked with the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, the G7 Research Group, the Trinity College Historical Society, and the Mediterranean Model United Nations. She has spent the past year studying Arabic, law and Middle Eastern politics at Sciences Po in France, but is happy to return to Toronto in order to build a successful year with the International Relations Society.
Aisha Ryan — Vice-President, Communications
Aisha Ryan is a third year Trinity College student pursuing a double major in International Relations and Health Studies. She has a particular interest in global health, especially in the developing world. Aisha has previously served as First Year Representative of the IR Society and Senior Editor of the Attaché Journal of International Affairs. Additionally, she has been involved with the G7 and G20 Research Groups at the Munk School of Global Affairs, the Trinity College Board of Stewards, and the Canadian Centre for Responsibility to Protect, where she currently serves as Co-Director of Undergraduate Research. Aisha is excited to work towards an academically invigorating year with the IR Society.
Sarah Ingle — Vice-President, Mentorship
Sarah Ingle is a second year student planning to specialize in International Relations with research interests in global governance, and the intersections of cybersecurity, international law, and human rights. She is an alumna of the Margaret MacMillan Trinity One International Relations stream and formerly served as First Year Representative to the IR Society as well as the Trinity College Volunteer Society. Sarah currently works as an assistant editor for the Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect’s Dispatch Journal and the Indonesian Journal of International and Comparative Law, and formerly served as Communications Officer at the International Migration Research Centre in Waterloo, ON. Sarah is excited to bring these experiences to her role with the IR Society and looks forward to engaging with students and faculty across campus.
Jing Wang — Vice-President, Administration
Jing Wang is a third year student studying International Relations and Contemporary Asian Studies, and is an alumnus of the Trinity One Program International Relations Stream. Her academic interests lie in the rise of China in global politics, climate change in Asia, and global governance. She has been previously involved with the G7 and G20 Research Groups, Trinity Women in Leadership, the Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, and was a co-chair of Trinity College Orientation Week 2017. Apart from academics, Jing is interested in student engagement in Canadian education, working with children and youth, Japanese culture, and Chinese dance. She is looking forward to using all her past experiences to best serve the IR Society this year.
Sara Fallaha — Director of Strategy
Justin Liu — First Year Representative
Armin Safavi — First Year Representative
Madeleine Bauer — Junior Editor, Attaché Journal of International Affairs
Ethan Strathdee — Junior Editor, Attaché Journal of International Affairs