Editorial Staff


Caitlin Parets

Caitlin is a 3L at William & Mary Law School. In addition to editing for the Comparative Jurist, Caitlin serves as President of the Comparative Legal Student Scholars and works in the W&M Immigration Clinic. Prior to law school, Caitlin graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she studied International Affairs, Political Science, and Italian. While at CU Boulder, she studied abroad in Italy and France. She also interned at the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children, where she researched mandatory reporting laws around the world and developed interdisciplinary frameworks for combating exploitation. During her 2L summer, Caitlin interned with the Special Victims Division of the Prince William County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. Caitlin is also a 2023-2024 Douglass Fellow at the Human Trafficking Institute, where she gets to join the cause of freedom by working to decimate trafficking at its source. This background, along with her 1L summer experience interning at a legal aid and rule of law clinic in Pristina, Kosovo, has directed Caitlin’s interest in pursuing an international and criminal law career focused on public service, transitional justice, and human rights. Outside of school, Caitlin enjoys dancing, skiing, drinking tea, and eating cheesecake.

Managing Editor

Scarlett Del Giudice Boyer

Scarlett is a 2L at William and Mary Law School. Prior to arriving in Williamsburg, she was based in Los Angeles where she attended Whittier College and graduated in 2018. At Whittier, she conducted research alongside Whittier faculty based at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and she also led a 2-year after-school human rights program for local high school students. Before law school, Scarlett worked in immigration law for 3 years and also spent a year as a communications coordinator for a regional union council in Southern California. She is interested in litigation, international human rights, and transnational law.

Executive Editors

Mauro Rosato

Mauro is a 2L at William and Mary Law School. Interested in all things internationally oriented, his background focuses on experiencing and working in international settings to further appreciate similarities and differences between cultures. For his 1L summer, Mauro worked in Kigali, Rwanda for Rwanda Bridges to Justice, a non-profit law firm devoted to aiding vulnerable populations. Mauro enjoys communication between cultures and is fluent in Spanish and French as well. With an International Business and French degree from Saint Louis University, Mauro looks to use such expertise as a foundation for his future legal career.

Shrinithi Venkatesan
Shri is a 2L at William and Mary Law School from Chicago, Illinois. Shri graduated from Indiana University with majors in Finance, Law Ethics and Decision Making, and a minor in Criminal Justice. In addition to being junior editor of the Comparative Jurist, she is also treasurer of the Human Security Law Center. Shri is interested in pursuing a career in international, political, or governmental law. 

Senior Editors

Emma Cordes

Emma is a Senior Editor for the Comparative Jurist. She is also President of William & Mary Law School’s Disability Alliance and in her free time, she enjoys befriending local cats.

Alexa Grunow

Alexa is a 3L at William and Mary Law School. Here, she is a fellow with the Center for Legal and Court Technology where she researches legal issues related to artificial intelligence. This past summer, Alexa interned with the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative in Washington, D.C., where she supported its Eastern Europe/Central Asia Bureau. Before law school, Alexa was a regional advisor and correspondent at an international non-profit that tracks global conflict, where she covered root causes of armed conflicts and their day-to-day impact on civilian welfare. As regional advisor, Alexa created and managed profiles of crises related to insurgencies, political instability, and public health throughout western and southern Africa. Alexa is a graduate of Wesleyan University with a bachelor’s degree in English and Government. 

Willow Hasson

Willow is a 2L at William & Mary Law School from Williamstown, New Jersey. Before law school, she graduated summa cum laude from George Washington University with a major in political science, a minor in international affairs, and a second minor in journalism & mass communication. While at GW, she was published in the Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History and in the Texas Undergraduate Law Journal. After 1L at W&M, Willow interned with the International Institute of Democracy and Electoral Assistance in The Hague, Netherlands, to support the Constitution Building Program. Willow is interested in communication law and comparative law overall.

Jerry Zhang

Jerry is a 3L at William & Mary Law School. Last summer, Jerry is working as an intern investigator with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Before going to law school, he worked for the Shanghai office of a U.S consulting firm as a research analyst for one year. Jerry graduated with High Honors from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in History in 2019 and wrote his thesis on Sino-Soviet relations. He is interested in international law, complex international labor & employment litigations, and legal history.

Yonghao (Oscar) Zou 

Oscar is a 2L at William and Mary Law School.  Prior to law school, Oscar graduated from Wesleyan University with a double major in History and Art History and a minor in Medieval Studies. In general, Oscar is interested in the cultural and economic interactions between “the East” (specifically, China and Japan) and “the West.” In law school, he hopes to study in greater depth international law and transactional law, and he wishes to learn how domestic legal developments in China and the United States can be better understood through a comparative perspective.

Junior Editors

Our 2023-2024 Junior Editors Are Coming Soon!
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