I am a freelance journalist and photographer, born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico as a shameless green chile addict, avid reader and habitual goof. I’m currently living in New York, pursuing a master’s degree in journalism and international relations at New York University. My work focuses mainly on human rights, conflict, identity, art & literature, and transitional justice, and has appeared in Al JazeeraOpen Democracy, Balkan Diskurs, Bedford+Bowery,Civic Ideas, Muftah, and Journal of Political Inquiry. I am a managing editor with the Journal of Political Inquiry and staff writer for the New York Transatlantic.