Executive Staff

Bryce Couch

– Publisher

Bryce is a junior in the School of Foreign Service. He studies International Politics with a concentration in Security Studies and a minor in International Diplomacy. Spending time exploring Buenos Aires and the Argentinian countryside sparked his interest in Latin America’s culture, and he specifically focuses on the effects of counter-terrorism and drug trafficking. An SFS news junkie, Bryce is obsessed with politics and hopes to facilitate news access and sociopolitical awareness beyond the Hilltop through The Caravel. When not working on The Caravel, Bryce is an Olympic enthusiast (Catch me at LA2028), Netflix-oholic (now accepting show recommendations), pseudo-professional photographer, and Snapchat filter graphic designer.

Suzie Kim

– Executive Director

Suzie is a freshman in the School of Foreign Service majoring in Global Business. In addition to working in the Business Development team in The Caravel, she is a member of the IRC Communications Sub-Board, Hoya Taxa, KSA, and Georgetown Boxing Club. She loves the Georgetown neighborhood and particularly M street because it reminds her of her hometown Old Town Pasadena, California.

Business Development Team

Sarah Mathys

Sarah is a junior in the College pursuing a major in Anthropology and a minor in Government, with a certificate in African Studies. In addition to her work on the Executive Team, she writes for The Caravel’s North and Sub-Saharan Africa section and is the Editor-In-Chief of Georgetown Radio’s online publication. She has a deep love for obscure teas, live music, and East African development policies.



Cailee King

Cailee is a freshman in the SFS, planning on studying International Politics. Originally from Northern California, she is incredibly excited to be working for the Executive Team this semester, in order to better develop The Caravel business. She enjoys coffee, music, and learning about international affairs.


Events Team

Marie Merveileux du Vignaux

Marie is a freshman in the McDonough School of Business and is expecting to major in International Political Economy and Business, and Accounting, with a minor in economics. Marie is also the VP of events for the McDonough Business Strategy Challenge and works in the executive team of the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. When outside of her business world, Marie is most definitely singing or playing the piano.


Finance Team

Julianne Zech

Julianne is a sophomore in the College majoring in math. She is originally from Connecticut, and can often be found exploring the DC restaurant scene or contemplating her next travel destination. She studied abroad with Georgetown in Ecuador this past summer, and is interested in entrepreneurship and international business.


Jennifer Lu

Jennifer is a Freshman in the MSB pursing a major in Operations and Information Management. She was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She lived ten years there, six years in China and two years in the United States. She enjoys meeting new people from different backgrounds and learning about their culture. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys watching TV and playing the piano.


Yeop Lee

Yeop Lee is a Freshman in the School of Foreign Service, majoring in International Economics. He was born in Seoul, Korea but moved to Shanghai, China when he was four years old. He is super excited to be a part of the executive team this year!



IT & Design

Sean Fulmer

Sean is a sophomore in the School of Foreign Service majoring in Science, Technology and International Affairs. He is excited to use his newfound love for technology to promote The Caravel’s prestige as a top international affairs newspaper. Sean also serves as the Brazil Reporter for The Caravel and is an SFS Undergraduate Research Fellow, studying the effects of illicit economies on political stability. When not working, Sean is frequently watching TV at a faster pace than anyone he knows.


Josh Chang

Josh Chang is a sophomore in the School of Foreign Service poised to study International Politics and minor in Spanish and Latin American Studies. When not manning the sails of the Caravel, he can be found watching and critiquing films, editing Wikipedia articles, and conquering the world (in the game of Risk). Josh considers himself the Georgetown resident “Armchair Historian,” and invites fellow Hoyas to talk about history over cups of Corp Coffee near the enlightening flames of the HSFC fireplace.


Marketing Team

Carolyn Kirshe

Carolyn is a sophomore in the McDonough School of Business studying Marketing and International Business. Along with the Caravel, she is involved with Innovo Consultants, Georgetown Advertising and Marketing Association, In her free time, she loves singing and playing any instrument she can get her hands on.


Catherine Lee

Catherine is a freshman in the College planning to major in Political Economy. She has attended school in California, Beijing, and Connecticut, and recently currently resides in Irvine, California. She has many diverse interests, including watching historical-fiction films, appraising new cuisines, and exploring the outdoors.


Analytics & Research

Rodrigo Mercardo

Rodrigo is a senior in the McDonough School of Business studying Finance and OPIM. Besides working for The Caravel, he hits up alumni for donations at phonathon and is a member of the Mexican Student Association. During his free time, you might find him obsessing over a Spotify playlist or drinking half his weight in coffee.


Irene Chun

Irene is a freshman in the College planning on majoring in Government and minoring in Sociology and Psychology. Born and raised in New York, when not found writing, she can be found playing the cello, singing, taking photos, or in coffee shops. Irene is particularly interested in the Indo-Asia- Pacific as well as Central European culture/politics, and racial and ethnic identifications within education.



Jackie Landry

Jackie is a Senior in the College studying Government and Chinese. Along with The Caravel, she is part of UNICEF, Relay for Life, and club tennis. Though she comes from the Sunshine State, she is always ready to embrace all activities involving snow. Aside from international news, her passions include laughing, crying from laughing, and falling down from laughing. She is looking forward to being part of the Executive Team!


Francesca Ractliffe

Francesca is a sophomore in the College majoring in German and hopefully Philosophy and maybe Journalism. She was born and raised in the Auvergne, heart of France, and attended High School in Italy outside of Rome. Francesca is especially interested in French and Italian politics, as well as has a passion for following the news on the Italian mafia.


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