About NMUN

NMUN Board of Directors

Chaldeans Mensah
Chaldeans Mensah
President
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Chaldeans is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He received his doctorate in Political Science from the University of Alberta in 1990. A faculty member with MacEwan University since 1991, he has served on the university's board of governors. He is also a graduate of the Academy for Leadership Training and Development (Chair Academy, 2001) and Academy for Advanced Leadership (Chair Academy, 2010).

In 1996, Chaldeans was awarded the Canadian Immigration Award in recognition of his teaching excellence and promotion of lifelong learning. In the same year he was recognized at the University with a distinguished instructor award. In 2005, Chaldeans received the MacEwan Medallion, the highest recognition awarded to a MacEwan University employee. In the following year, he was conferred one of the Alberta Centennial Medals in the category of education in recognition of his outstanding service to the people and province of Alberta.

In 2007, Chaldeans received the Award of Distinction for Internationalizing Teaching and Learning Practice from the Department of Advanced Education and Technology to recognize his efforts in assisting Albertans to acquire the international and intercultural knowledge, especially for his work in promoting UN simulation through the MacEwan University Model UN. He has served on the board of the United Nations Association in Canada (Edmonton branch) in different capacities for over twenty years. Chaldeans is a keen observer of politics at all levels, and is periodically called upon by the provincial and national media to offer reflections on political developments.

Clarissa Estep
Clarissa Estep
Vice President
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Crissy is an Associate Professor of Political Science at West Virginia University where she directs the Model United Nations program. She received her doctorate in Political Science with a focus in International Relations and International Political Economy. A West Virginia University (WVU) faculty member since 2006, she served as the assistant director of the Multidisciplinary Studies Program, currently serves as the director of the International Studies Program (an interdisciplinary major with approximately 200 students), and serves as a WVU faculty senator. In addition to her Model United Nations course, she often teaches Introduction to International Relations, Global Political Issues, and Capstone courses. Her current research focuses on experiential education and innovative teaching techniques and their link to bridging social capital. Crissy is engaged in her community as a Rotarian and a Scout leader.
Richard Murgo
Richard Murgo
Treasurer
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Richard Murgo is currently Dean of Behavioral, Social Sciences and Education at Tallahassee Community College (TCC). Dr. Murgo joined the faculty of TCC in 1994 as an assistant professor, later becoming professor of political science. He subsequently became the college’s Director of Academic Enrichment, latterly promoted to associate dean of social sciences. He holds Masters Degrees in Political Science from Florida State University and in Applied Economics from the University of Central Florida. He received his Ph.D. from Florida State University. Dr. Murgo served as faculty Senate President 2005-2006, has served as the dual enrollment education coordinator of the statewide Florida Boys State and Girls State programs, and is an advisor and co-founder for the TCC Model United Nations program. He has founded and developed a faculty exchange program with Tianjin Foreign Studies University, as well as developed partnerships with other colleges for students study abroad programs in China and the Czech Republic. Dr. Murgo has also served on the United Nations Association of American Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Community Colleges Committee. Dr. Murgo served as president of the National Model United Nations Board of Directors in 2013-14. He is a current member of the Executive Board of Directors of the Florida Political Science Association, a board member for the Florida College System Activities Association, as well as a member of the Board of Directors for Tallahassee Southern Model United Nations Association. He is the political contributor for WXTL, ABC News affiliate for Tallahassee and Southern Georgia. Dr. Murgo has presented numerous papers including, “United Nations Human Rights Treaties: Obligations and Compliance” and most recently, “EU-China Relations: Balancing Economic Opportunities with Political Challenges”. Richard Murgo is the recipient of the 2012 NICSOD Excellence in Teaching award, as well as the 2011 recipient of the Tallahassee Community College Club Advisor of the Year award.

Rachel Holmes
Rachel Holmes
Secretary
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Rachel is currently the Executive Director responsible for Indigenous Social Policy and special projects at the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation for the Province of British Columbia, having previously served as Executive Director responsible for the Province's social innovation and social finance agenda. In addition to Model UN experience culminating in serving as the 2005 Secretary-General of NMUN•NY, she has more than a decade of experience as a volunteer and Board Member to nonprofits including Habitat for Humanity, VolunteerBC and Our Children's Centre Society. She obtained a BA Honours degree in Political Science and an MA degree in Anthropology, Sociology and Political Science from the University of Victoria, and has completed a professional certification in Strategic Decision and Risk Management from Stanford University. Rachel was previously a Fellow at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society.  She resides in Victoria, BC, Canada.

Francine J. D'Amico
Francine J. D'Amico
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Francine is Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in International Relations at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University. She received her PhD and MA from Cornell University (Ithaca NY) and BA from William Smith College (Geneva NY). She teaches courses on international law and organizations, global governance and the United Nations system, international security and diplomacy, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Her research projects include analysis of the 2016 UN Secretary-General election process and human rights/SOGIE issues. Recent publications include “LGBTQ and (Dis)United Nations: Sexual and Gender Minorities, International Law, and UN Politics,” in Sexualities in World Politics: How LGBTQ Claims Shape International Relations, eds. Picq and Thiel (New York: Routledge, 2015: Chapter 3: 54-74) and “Critical Feminism: Gender-at-Work in Waging War,” in Making Sense of International Relations Theory 2E (Iraq), ed. Sterling-Folker (Boulder, CO: Rienner, 2013: 283-299).

She serves as faculty advisor for the Syracuse University-Maxwell School Model UN Club and Team, OXFAM@SU, UNICEF@SU, Alpha Chi chapter of Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society for International Studies, and International Relations Learning Community.

Amierah Ismail
Amierah Ismail
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Amierah is currently a humanitarian affairs officer in the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. She has served as a Professional Officer to the Permanent Observer Mission of the OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) to the United Nations. In that capacity, she participated in meetings, programmes and events related to the United Nations General Assembly Third Committee (Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs), ECOSOC funds and programmes, issues related to climate change and other UN issues. Amierah has extensive experience in negotiating resolutions, working bilaterally and fostering relationships with member states, other intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations. Prior to her time at the OIC Observer Mission, Amierah managed Alumni Events for hundreds of Law School Alumni at the New York University School of Law. Additionally, Amierah served as the Global Classrooms Coordinator for the Global Classrooms programme at the United Nations Association of the United States of America in New York. Amierah's NMUN experience spans more than 10 years, from delegate to Assistant Director to Chief of Staff to Secretary-General in 2007. Amierah graduated with a degree in Political Science from The American University and a Masters in Global Affairs from New York University.

S. Rashid Naim
S. Rashid Naim
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Dr. S. Rashid Naim is a Principal Senior Lecturer in the Political Science Department at Georgia State University

Dr. Naim was born and brought up in India. He earned his undergraduate degree in history with honors from the Aligarh Muslim University in India, a Master’s degree in International Studies from the Jawaharlal Nehru University in India. He also earned another Masters in International Relations from the Australian National University and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Dr. Naim has taught and held research positions at the Centre for Islamic Studies at Oxford University in the UK, at the University of California Santa Cruz, and Union College in upstate New York. He has been with the Department of Political Science at Georgia State University since 1993.

Dr. Naim’s areas of research and teaching are International Relations, religion and politics, Middle East politics, international relations of the Middle East, South Asian politics and Nuclear Proliferation. He is also a consultant on matters pertaining to Islam, the Middle East and South Asia.

Dr. Naim founded the Model United Nations and the Model Arab League Programs at Georgia State University and has run them for the past 16 years.

In 2017 Dr. Naim won the Georgia State University Faculty Award for Global Engagement and the Georgia State University College of Arts and Science Outstanding Teaching Award.

Thera J. Watson
Thera J. Watson
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Thera earned her Bachelor's Degree in International Studies, minor Japanese Studies, and her Masters in Political Science from Georgia Southern University. Thera has 14 years of NMUN conference experience. She participated as a delegate, as well as served as a member of the NMUN volunteer staff for 8 years at our conference in New York. During her time on staff, she served in several roles from Director to Secretary-General. Thera also served as the Deputy Secretary-General at our conference in the Czech Republic. Thera joined the NMUN Board of Directors in 2016. Outside of her involvement with NMUN, Thera currently works as an analyst within the Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta.

Tina M. Zappile
Tina M. Zappile
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Tina is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Stockton University in New Jersey where she teaches undergraduate courses in international relations, international political economy, global governance, quantitative research methods, and an interdisciplinary first-year course on global challenges. Tina holds an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and an M.A. in Economics and PhD in Political Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the founding advisor of Stockton’s Model UN program, campus liaison for the State Department’s Diplomacy Lab program, and co-facilitator for the Stockton Critical Thinking Institute (SCTI). Her research on international financial institutions and scholarship on teaching and learning has appeared in World Development, International Studies Perspectives, and Routledge’s RIPE Series in Global Political Economy. She is the lead author of " Global Challenges: Promise & Peril in the 21st Century", a digital textbook/course published in Smart Sparrow’s adaptive learning platform (blendedcourses.org). Tina is the recipient of Stockton’s 2016 Faculty of the Year Award.
Eric Cox
Eric Cox
Past President (Ex-Officio)
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Eric is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Texas Christian University, where he also directs the Model United Nations program. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. at the University of Virginia, and his B.A. at Austin College where he participated in Model United Nations as a student. He teaches Introduction to International Politics, Game Theory in International Relations, United Nations Institutions and Processes, and International Organizations Research. His first book, Why Enduring Rivalries Do---or Don't---End, examines the factors that lead rival states to the negotiating table through a comparison of rivalry relationships in the Middle East and Latin America. His current research focuses on the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Michael Eaton
Michael Eaton
Executive Director (Ex-Officio)
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Michael has served as full-time Executive Director of NMUN since 2004 and has helped expand its annual programming to include more than 5,000 college participants. Prior to his current position, he was the Director of Enrollment Services and Marketing for the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (www.hecua.org), an educational nonprofit offering social justice-based off-campus study programs.

He began his undergraduate studies at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and attended NMUN as a student delegate. He ultimately received his B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude, from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and his M.A. in Nonprofit Management and the scholar award from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN. Additional honors include being named a Truman Scholar. He is (slowly) completing a doctorate in International Education at the University of Minnesota (ABD).

Michael has served as an adjunct faculty member at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota; a Trustee of the Center for UN Reform Education, a board member and past-President of the United Nations Association of Minnesota, as well as multiple terms on the National Council of UNA-USA. He resides in Minnesota.

Staff

Michael Eaton
Michael Eaton
Executive Director
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Michael has served as full-time Executive Director of NMUN since 2004 and has helped expand its annual programming to include more than 5,000 college participants. Prior to his current position, he was the Director of Enrollment Services and Marketing for the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (www.hecua.org), an educational nonprofit offering social justice-based off-campus study programs.

He began his undergraduate studies at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and attended NMUN as a student delegate. He ultimately received his B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude, from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and his M.A. in Nonprofit Management and the scholar award from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN. Additional honors include being named a Truman Scholar. He is (slowly) completing a doctorate in International Education at the University of Minnesota (ABD).

Michael has served as an adjunct faculty member at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota; a Trustee of the Center for UN Reform Education, a board member and past-President of the United Nations Association of Minnesota, as well as multiple terms on the National Council of UNA-USA. He resides in Minnesota.

Paul VanCura
Paul VanCura
Director of Programs
Jess Hopeman
Jess Hopeman
Program Associate
Jeri Lu Mattson
Jeri Lu Mattson
Financial Manager

NMUN Advisory Council

Pamela Falk
Pamela Falk
UN Resident Correspondent, CBS News TV & Radio
Qazi Shaukat Fareed
Qazi Shaukat Fareed
Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean Ambassador to the UN
Linda Fasulo
Linda Fasulo
NPR - UN Bureau, Independent Correspondent Author, "An Insider's Guide to the UN" (Yale University Press)
Bonian Golmohammadi
Bonian Golmohammadi
Secretary-General, World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA)
H. Stephen Halloway
H. Stephen Halloway
Director, Center for Comparative Legislative Management, International Law Institute
Prof. Richard Reitano
Prof. Richard Reitano
President Emeritus, NMUN Board
The Hon. Douglas Roche
The Hon. Douglas Roche
Former Canadian Parliamentarian and Diplomat
Hina Shamsi
Hina Shamsi
American Civil Liberties Union
Chris Whatley
Chris Whatley
Executive Director, United Nations Association-USA (UNA-USA)
Kate White
Kate White
United Nations Association-Canada
Prof. Shelton L. Williams
Prof. Shelton L. Williams
President, Osgood Center
Robert Windrem
Robert Windrem
NBC News

NMUN•NY Advisory Group

Felipe Ante
Felipe Ante
SG, NMUN•NY 2019
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Felipe Ante holds a BA in International Relations with specialization in Political Science and History. Felipe has been involved with Model United Nations conferences for 18 years. Particularly, he attended NMUN • New York as a delegate in 2008 and 2009. He served as Secretary-General for NMUN • Latin America in 2010, staffed NMUN • Galápagos in 2012, staffed NMUN • Canada in 2017 and was volunteer staff for NMUN • New York for 8 years. His most recent position at NMUN • New York was Secretary-General for the 2019 conference. Currently Felipe´s job is Advisor to the President of Universidad San Francisco de Quito, his alma mater. 

Prof. Pam Chasek
Prof. Pam Chasek
Manhattan College, New York, USA
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Pam is the co-founder and Executive Editor of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin and Professor of Political Science at Manhattan College in New York. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on developing country capacity building for environmental negotiations, scientific uncertainty in negotiations, professional cultures in negotiations, land degradation and the UNCCD, and various environmental treaties and negotiating processes. Her most recent books are: Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals (Routledge 2018);  and Global Environmental Politics, 7th edition (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 2016); and The Roads from Rio: Lessons Learned from Twenty Years of Multilateral Environmental Negotiation (Routledge, 2012). 
Eugene Chen
Eugene Chen
Camille Ellison
Camille Ellison
SG, NMUN•NY 2018
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Camille is currently an administrative assistant at Howard Brown Health a community health clinic that specializes in medical and mental health services for the LGBTQIA+ community. She specifically works directly with social and mental health services to help clients utilize community resources. Camille began volunteering with NMUN in July 2011 and has staffed 8 conferences. She holds a BA in Political Science and Justice Studies from Northeastern Illinois University and attends Northwestern University pursuing an MA in Public Policy and Public Administration.
Philip Lehmann
Philip Lehmann
University of Bamberg, Germany
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Philip is a Research Associate and PhD candidate in the field of Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour at the University of Bamberg in Germany. In this role, he has been honored to work in an international team and support cross-cultural projects where he interacts and collaborates with faculty members and students from around the world. He had his first NMUN experience in 2011 when he was a delegate himself. Ever since, he has been fascinated about the impact NMUN can have on a student’s life. 
Tsesa Monaghan
Tsesa Monaghan
SG, NMUN•NY 2019
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Tsesa began her NMUN career in 2009 by joining the Model UN team at Macalester College, where she received her BA in Political Science and German Studies in 2013. She began serving on NMUN•NY volunteer staff in 2012. Tsesa also holds a Master of Public Policy from the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt. She currently works for a Member of the German Parliament as a Chief of Staff and Policy Advisor in Berlin, Germany.

Claudia Sánchez Cruz
Claudia Sánchez Cruz
DSG, NMUN•NY 2018
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Claudia currently works in Baghdad with the International NGO Safety Organisation, which provides security analysis and advice for humanitarian NGOs. In that capacity, she provides detailed context and conflict analysis, and keeps the humanitarian community informed of the security environment in the country, coordinating with interlocutors from the UN system, the media, and beyond. Prior to this, Claudia worked in Action Against Hunger Spain for nearly three years as a Training Officer and later Training Manager. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with minors in Philosophy and Art History from Vassar College, and a Master’s Degree in International Security from Sciences Po in Paris. Claudia’s NMUN experience dates back to Vassar, where she was a Teaching Assistant for the class, later becoming a staff member for seven years. Most recently she served as DSG for NMUN•NY 2018. 
Lauren Shaw
Lauren Shaw
DSG, NMUN•NY 2018
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Lauren currently works as a Project Coordinator at the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research, where she manages randomized controlled trials of programs aimed at increasing labor force participation and reducing violent crime. She previously worked on impact evaluations of K-12 education policies in the United States. Lauren began volunteering with NMUN in July 2011 and has staffed 12 conferences, including serving as SG of NMUN•DC 2016 and DSG of NMUN•NY 2018. She holds a Master in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a BA in Political Science and Foreign Service from Alma College. 

Ardis K. Smith
Ardis K. Smith
DSG, NMUN•NY 2016; SG, NMUN•NY 2018
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Ardis is a historian and writing tutor who has previously taught Model United Nations at the university level. After influential experiences at NMUN as a delegate, she started volunteering with NMUN in 2011. She has been a staff member at 11 NMUN conferences, serving as Deputy Secretary-General of NMUN•NY in 2016 and Secretary-General of NMUN•NY in 2018. Ardis has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history from Brigham Young University and the University of Cambridge, respectively.
Prof. Maria Struble
Prof. Maria Struble
Western Colorado University, Colorado, USA
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Maria is an International Relations trained scholar specializing in migration, refugee studies, critical security, human rights and theories of the state. She teaches at Western Colorado University, a small liberal arts university in the high mountains of Colorado. She has served as senator on Faculty Senate, as the Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence, and as Politics and Model UN Club advisor. She is also a manuscript reviewer for Rowman and Littlefield. Her full length manuscript, Politics of Bodies at Risk, Rowman and Littlefield (2019), deals with experiences of people (refugees and trafficking survivors, to name two) crossing borders and dealing with risk/insecurity.

She is of Bulgarian nationality and has studied in Bulgaria, France, Great Britain, and the United States. Her international education experience as well as her engagement in research in Asia and Eastern Europe make her uniquely positioned to provide advice and training to Model UN delegates. She studied at Louisiana State University where she earned her B.A. in English Literature and Political Science, she earned her M.A. in International Relations at Arizona State University, and her Ph.D. in International Relations at Lancaster University.

Prof. Karen Vogel
Prof. Karen Vogel
Professor Emerita, Hamline University, Minnesota, USA
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Professor Vogel completed her Bachelor’s degree in Political Studies and English from Pitzer College, Claremont, CA in 1980. She finished her M.A. in Political Science in 1982 and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Oregon, in 1986.  She was an assistant professor at the University of Vermont and Washington State University before coming to Hamline University in St. Paul, MN in 1989 where she taught a variety of courses in comparative politics, gender politics, and international organizations. Professor Vogel received tenure at Hamline University in 1995 and was promoted to full professor in 2001. Retiring in 2016, she was honored as Professor Emerita in 2017.  During her career, she was recognized for her teaching, receiving the Hamline University Burton and Ruth Grimes Teaching Award, the Hamline University Student Congress Faculty Member of the Year Award, and the Hamline University First Year Seminar Academic Advising Award. Professor Vogel served as Director of Hamline University’s Model United Nations for several years, building the team from an ad hoc student group to a full academic program including a class and annual lecture/panel series.  She advised and brought teams every year to National Model UN from about 1991 to 2015.  In 2010, she was a Delegate for the United Nations Association of the USA to the 54th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and Review of Beijing+15, United Nations, New York.  In 2012, Professor Vogel was elected to the National Model UN Faculty Advisory Board, and in 2015 became a permanent member of the NMUN Faculty Advisory Group. She also authored the first NMUN Faculty/Delegation Leader Preparation Guide in 2014. After her retirement from Hamline University, she continue to volunteer regularly with National Model UN.

Prof. Thomas Weiler
Prof. Thomas Weiler
United Nations Association of Germany, NRW Branch
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Thomas works as a professor at the University of the UN-city of Bonn and the University of Applied Sciences of Public Administration of the state of North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany. He is chair of the NRW chapter of the German United Nations Association. He brings groups of students from several universities in NRW, including student trainees, who undergo the unique German dual studies program of simultaneous studying and practical/vocational training. His past experiences includes being faculty advisor for four different universities, numerous joint delegations with other groups, totaling roughly 600 students in twenty years, representing countries large and small, NGOs and - as a first - the European Union. He attended the Universities in Saarbrücken and Bonn (Both Germany), Lund (Sweden), and Harvard (USA). He studied Law, Political Sciences, Scandinavian Studies, Sociology and History. He has a degree in law and passed the German Bar Exam (Law).
Prof. Lori Zenuk-Nishide
Prof. Lori Zenuk-Nishide
Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, Japan
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Lori is a Canadian Associate Professor in the International Relations Department and Graduate School for English Language Education and Research at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies in Kobe, Japan; where she co-organized NMUN • Japan 2016 and is co-organizing NMUN • Japan 2020. She serves as an advisor for UNADAP for Quality Education and International Relations. She studied Applied Linguistics and her research interests include the discourse of negotiation and the role of motivation in English as a Lingua Franca (ELF). Since 2008, she has taken delegates to NMUN • New York, Korea, Italy, Czech Republic, Canada, and China. For 29 years in Japan, she has been developing and teaching MUN courses and workshops for students and educators. She is the co-founder of two MUN’s in Japan which are still running successfully:  1) in 1991, The Kansai High School Model United Nations; 2) in 2010, The Japanese English University Model United Nations (JUEMUN). In 2016, she participated in the 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference: “Education for Global Citizenship” in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea. She brings decades of NPO/NGO experience as a volunteer with Crossroads International in the Gambia, RESULTS, and Habitat for Humanity.

Dominika "Domi" Ziemczonek
Dominika "Domi" Ziemczonek
DSG, NMUN•NY 2019
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Dominika has been involved with NMUN since 2012 and has served on the New York staff for 8 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Political Science from the University of British Columbia and a Master of International Affairs from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. She is currently working at the University of British Columbia. 

NMUN•DC Advisory Group

Prof. Matthew Bolton
Prof. Matthew Bolton
Pace University New York City
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Matthew Bolton is director of the International Disarmament Institute and associate professor of political science at Pace University in New York City. He is an expert on global peace and security policy, focusing on multilateral disarmament and arms control policymaking processes. Since 2014, Bolton has worked on the UN advocacy of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), recipient of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. He has a PhD in Government and Master’s in Development Studies from the London School of Economics. Bolton has published three books, including Foreign Aid and Landmine Clearance (I.B. Tauris).
Prof. Pam Chasek
Prof. Pam Chasek
Manhattan College, New York, USA
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Pam is the co-founder and Executive Editor of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin and Professor of Political Science at Manhattan College in New York. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on developing country capacity building for environmental negotiations, scientific uncertainty in negotiations, professional cultures in negotiations, land degradation and the UNCCD, and various environmental treaties and negotiating processes. Her most recent books are: Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals (Routledge 2018);  and Global Environmental Politics, 7th edition (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 2016); and The Roads from Rio: Lessons Learned from Twenty Years of Multilateral Environmental Negotiation (Routledge, 2012). 
Prof. Chris Haynes
Prof. Chris Haynes
University of New Haven, Connecticut
Jess Mace
Jess Mace
DSG, NMUN•DC 2017
Lauren Shaw
Lauren Shaw
SG, NMUN•DC 2016
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Lauren currently works as a Project Coordinator at the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research, where she manages randomized controlled trials of programs aimed at increasing labor force participation and reducing violent crime. She previously worked on impact evaluations of K-12 education policies in the United States. Lauren began volunteering with NMUN in July 2011 and has staffed 12 conferences, including serving as SG of NMUN•DC 2016 and DSG of NMUN•NY 2018. She holds a Master in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a BA in Political Science and Foreign Service from Alma College. 
Angela Shively
Angela Shively
SG, NMUN•DC 2017 and 2018
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Angela attended Lone Star College - Kingwood and the University of Houston where she studied Political Science. She currently resides in Dallas, Texas where she works in multi-family real estate and property management. She has volunteered with NMUN•NY since 2011 and has volunteered with the NMUN•DC conference since 2013 having served as Secretary-General in 2017 and 2018.