Editorial Staff


Alexandra M. Smith

Alexandra is a 3L at William & Mary Law School. In addition to being Editor-in-Chief of the Comparative Jurist blog, she is also President of the American Constitution Society. Over her 2L summer, Alexandra interned for the Juvenile & Domestic Relations section of the Public Defender’s Office in Richmond, Virginia. Over her 1L summer, she interned for International Bridges to Justice (IBJ) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She has a Master’s degree in Human Rights from Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, and a Bachelor’s degree from Bard College. Before law school, Alexandra worked in the fields of international education and human rights, holding positions at the Institute for International Liberal Education and National Security Archive. In the future, Alexandra hopes to practice law internationally, with a focus on juvenile law.


Managing Editor

Alicia Muir

Alicia is a 2L at William and Mary Law School. At William and Mary, she is a staff member of the Environmental Law and Policy Review Journal and vice president of the Comparative Legal Student Scholars. In addition, she is a student admissions ambassador and the fundraising chair for the George Wythe Society. During her 1L summer, she interned for the Pennsylvania Governor’s Office of General Counsel to the Department of Environmental Protection and was a research assistant for Professor Warren. She is from Wernersville, Pennsylvania, and graduated summa cum laude from the Honors College at George Mason University. At George Mason University, Alicia obtained a bachelor’s degree in Global Affairs with a concentration in Global Governance. While at George Mason, Alicia studied international security studies at the University of Fribourg and public international law at the University of Oxford. She is interested in international law, environmental law, and transitional justice.


Executive Editor

Marisa Perfetti

Marisa is a 2L at William and Mary Law School. In addition to being a Senior Editor of the Comparative Jurist blog, she is also a member of the William & Mary Business Law Review and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team. Over her 1L summer, Marisa interned with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Enforcement. She is currently interested in pursuing a career in international or finance law. Marisa graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from St. Mary’s College of Maryland with degrees in political science, economics, and public policy.

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