Current Members

Our journal analyzes issues and prescribes solutions to problems around the world in a thought provoking manner. Visually-arresting art pieces convey a multitude of perspectives by representing themes that make policies memorable. Travelogues and photo essays allow first-hand exposure to locales that may seem distant, but have a lasting influence on domestic policies. By working with organizations such as The Institute for International, Comparative, and Area Studies (IICAS), UC San Diego’s International Center and Programs Abroad Office,  and coordinating with programs such as the Helen Edison Lecture Series or the Center for Global Justice, we have been able to interview scholars who offer insight and context for international issues.

This is our team. Follow our stories by viewing our journal, adding your comments, and contacting us to add your narrative to our work.


Liliana Torpey, Editor in Chief
Liliana Torpey is a third year majoring in International Studies: Literature. A lover of literature and a proud poet, Liliana joined Prospect in order to broaden her writing skills and participate in a global dialogue through journalism. In her writing, studies and travel, she tends to focus on Latin American culture and politics, and by doing so she hopes to help bridge a gap of understanding between the U.S. and our neighbors to the south. Liliana enjoys exploring various creative mediums and hopes one day to publish many books.

Veronika Michels, Managing Editor
Veronika is a third year ERC student from Germany who is majoring in Physiology & Neuroscience. She has been part of PROSPECT for a year and aims to incorporate relatable topics in her articles, such as art, consumption habits, and how personal choices affect larger scale global issues. Furthermore, Veronika is minoring in Environmental Systems and hopes to raise discussion of and action against global warming through her writing.

Tenzin Chomphel, Head of Marketing

Zaid Mansuri, Finance Chair
Zaid is a second year Mathematics-Economics major with a Philosophy Minor. Interested in a range of topics from demographics, international trade, to human development, Zaid joined Prospect Journal in 2016 with a passion for journalism and international affairs. Zaid wishes to learn more about making positive and effective change worldwide through a strong global perspective and international understanding.


Bailey Marsheck
Sneha Naren
Madisen Ro
Eden Allegretti
Cailen Rodriguez
Mekalyn Steve

Tenzin Chompel
Pauline Wang
Riley Hao


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