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The Team | Hand of Reason

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The Team

Linus Leas – Analyst Intern

With a deep interest in current events and history, Linus plans on pursuing a career in academia as he develops his understanding of the complexities of our world. As a former History major, Linus now pursues his BA in International Affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He also holds a deep interest in China and its movements on the international stage.

Specialties: History and Asian Studies

Languages: Mandarin, English


Vicky Wei – Editor

Once Vicky completes her BA in Political Science and International Affairs with a Peace and Conflict Studies Certificate at the University of Colorado at Boulder, she plans to attend Law School in the Washington DC area and pursue a joint degree in international security. Since law is once of her biggest passions, working for the ICC or other international court has been a longstanding dream of hers. Human rights, international law violations, global security, and war theory are a few of her areas of study. Vicky is a national of Taiwan.

Specialties: International Law and Nuclear Deterrence

Languages: Mandarin, Spanish, English


Lars Lofgren – Founder

Having graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a BA in International Affairs, Lars is now pursuing a career in online marketing. Additionally, Lars is incredibly passionate about ways to make information and theory more accessible to those that are interested in current events. You can find him at larslofgren.com.

Specialties: Counterinsurgency, Development, and International Security

Languages: Spanish, English