Current Editorial Board

Volume 11 (2019-2020)

Editor-in-Chief (EIC)

NEAL ANDERSON

The EIC has ultimate responsibility for all of JEEL’s operations and activities and is the primary source of short- and long-term planning. In addition to performing a number of administrative functions, the EIC plans and conducts editorial board meetings and acts as JEEL’s liaison with the law school’s administration and student body.

Senior Managing Editor (SME)

MATTHEW DEGIOIA

The SME’s primary responsibility is to ensure that JEEL is published in a timely fashion while maintaining the highest quality possible. The SME controls the flow, direction, and timing of production work and is responsible for the final form of the publication.

Senior Articles Editor (SAE)

HANNAH COLE

The SAE is generally responsible for overseeing the review of unsolicited manuscripts to decide which are worthy of publication in JEEL.  The SAE is JEEL’s primary contact with authors and potential authors. The SAE supervises the articles editing process and performs article edits on articles, perspective pieces, and notes.

Senior Projects Editor (SProjE)

ANNIE GARVIN

The SProjE coordinates journal events, such as orientation and editorial board meetings, works with the Environmental Law program on its annual symposium, and runs the selection process for the next editorial board. The SProjE is also responsible for updating the content on JEEL’s website and blog to provide the journal’s readership with relevant and timely information that supplements content found in JEEL’s print format.

Senior Production Editor (SProdE)
MAGDELENA FILIPUK

The SProdE’s primary responsibility is to ensure that the entire production process runs smoothly and efficiently. The SProdE controls the flow, direction, and timing of production work and meets regularly with the EIC, SME, and the SAE to develop and update the production calendar.

Senior Notes Editor (SNE)
MARGARET CZEPIEL

The SNE oversees the notewriting process by which all Members produce a note of publishable quality. The SNE is responsible for the overall management of the note requirements, including the establishment of noteworthiness standards and the resolution of any disciplinary issues.

Managing Editors (ME)

EMALIE HERBERGER & ZUBIN CHADHA

The MEs are responsible for the technical edit of all articles, perspective pieces, and notes, following an Article Editor’s substantive edit. The technical edit involves scrutinizing the article and footnotes for compliance with the Bluebook, ensuring that each document is internally consistent, and that the article or note conforms to the specifications of The Bluebook, The Chicago Manual of Style, and the GW Law Review Style Manual (JEEL’s principal style manual).

Articles Editors (AE)

NOA ERVIN & JOSEPH DIBELLA

After Members and Associates complete the citechecking for an article, the AE is responsible for incorporating all citechecking work into the article and ensuring that substantiation is adequate, in particular ensuring that the proper original source has been cited and accurately substantiates the text.

Notes Editors (NE)

JARRYD PAGE, EDWARD MAHABIR, EVAN HUNT

Each NE, in cooperation with the SNE, helps the notewriter develop his or her topic. After a topic has been selected and approved, the NE works with the writer through the detailed outline and draft stages. The NE is responsible for directing subsequent drafts, with the objective of producing a publishable note to provide to the SNE and the EIC.