Meet Our Team

Our team is compromised entirely of Georgetown students of differing years, ideologies, and backgrounds.  We share a passion for political engagement and look forward to the opportunity to forward the mission of GU Politics in our publication.


Max Magid

General Manager

Max Magid is a senior in the college majoring in physics and economics with a minor in government.  He started his involvement with GU Politics his freshman year working on the Special Ops team and has been on the Student Advisory Board since his Sophomore year. In addition to GU Politics, Max is on the rugby team and works at The Tombs. Max is from Indianapolis and closely follows the Colts and the Pacers.

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Katie Rogers


Katie is a senior in the McDonough School of Business studying Marketing and Management from Glastonbury, Connecticut. She recently published a book titled One of the Boys that offers a playbook for women looking to succeed in male-dominated fields. Katie has previously served on Governor Martin O'Malley's Student Strategy Team and the Student Advisory Board and is now Chief of On the Record


Jeff Cirillo

Head Editor

Jeff Cirillo is a junior at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service studying international politics and foreign policy. He has worked in journalism for more than two years, including reporting on Congress for Roll Call and Congressional Quarterly. Jeff joined GU Politics in 2018 to help lead its flagship publication, On the Record. A Bethesda, MD native, Jeff has been active in politics since he first volunteered for a local campaign at the age of 14. At Georgetown, he has been a leader in campus media and a passionate, civically active member of the Hilltop community.


Marie Swain

Head Editor

Marie Swain is a junior in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, majoring in International Politics with a concentration in foreign policy and processes, and pursuing a certificate in Diplomatic Studies. She is originally from the swamps of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, loves seafood, and can make a mean pecan pie. Marie first became involved in GU Politics through the Institute’s pre-orientation program and looks forward to continuing to serve the organization through On the Record.

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Caroline Gardner

head editor

Caroline is a junior at Georgetown University studying government, healthcare policy and journalism, missing the Midwest and in the process of mastering D.C. public transportation. She has interned on Capitol Hill, written for The Hill, and been on countless bike rides throughout Washington, D.C. She hosts a radio show about jazz on WGTB and tries to complete the New York Times daily crossword puzzles.  Her goal is to be a part of the community that unlocks Washington policy to make it more accessible, understandable and interesting to people who need the news.


Sina Nemazi

Director of Communications

Sina Nemazi is a sophomore in the college studying Government and Economics. His goal is to study constitutional law and one day run for public office in order to serve the marginalized in communities, fight for those living in poverty, and bring justice for all Americans.  Sina is originally from Bethesda, Maryland.


Joshua Marin-Mora

Director of Operations

Joshua Marin-Mora is a sophomore in the School of Foreign Service from the great state of Nevada. He is majoring in International Politics with a certificate in Latin American Studies. Joshua participated in GU Politcs' #HoyasinMexico program, where he traveled to Mexico City to follow the Mexican presidential election. 


Aaron Bennett

Operations Advisor

Aaron Bennett, a proud New Jersey native, is a senior studying Political Economy, History and Theology at Georgetown. He has been involved with GU Politics for three full years, serving on two student strategy teams, traveling to the Republican National Convention in 2016, producing/co-hosting the weekly student-run podcast, “Fly on the Wall,” and most recently serving on the Student Advisory Board. Outside of his work with the Institute, Aaron attends as many Hoya basketball games as possible and interns at the DNC.