Politics in Theory and Practice

Analyzing International Relations and American Politics


Main Authors

Sam Seitz

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Sam Seitz (@samseitz3) is a student at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service studying International Politics concentrating in Security Studies and minoring in German. Sam was previously a Roosevelt Institute Defense and Diplomacy Analyst and the Director of Nuclear Security Studies at Global Intelligence Trust. He currently works as a research fellow at the BMW Center for German and European Studies. His areas of interest broadly include alliance politics, international political economy, proliferation, and the intersection of comparative politics and international relations.

Read Sam’s posts here.

Evan Katz

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Evan Katz is a Master of Public Policy candidate at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. Previously, Evan spent time on Capitol Hill working for U.S. Congressman Rob Woodall (R-GA) and former U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA). He has also worked in Georgia politics for both State Representative Spencer Frye (D-Athens) and Attorney General Chris Carr. Evan graduated from the University of Georgia in 2019 with degrees in Political Science and International Affairs, as well as certificates in Public Affairs and Global Studies. His interests include American politics, electoral politics, and comparative politics.

Read Evan’s posts here.

Guest Contributors

Panny Shan

Panny is a junior at the University of California at Berkeley studying business administration.


Santul Nerkar

Santul is a senior at Georgetown University studying government and economics. He is a writer for The Georgetown Voice and has worked in the office of Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC).


Harrison Goohs

Harrison Goohs is a senior at Georgetown University studying international history and German. He formerly served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. Upon graduation, he will be moving to Innsbruck, Austria on a Fulbright to study for a master’s.



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