Editor-in-Chief: Justine Kaemmerlen

Justine is a senior majoring in Human and Organizational Development and minoring in Art, focusing recently on film photography, printmaking, and oil painting. She’s been creating and loving art all of her life, and she got hooked on reading and producing lit mags in high school. She’s been on the art staff of The Review since her freshman year, and she’s super excited to finish out her college experience at Vanderbilt as the Editor-In-Chief of The Review. She can’t wait to create yet another amazing publication with you all!

Managing Editor: Carter Johan

Carter is a senior majoring in HOD and minoring in Cognitive Studies hoping to pursue a career that helps organizations act in a more sustainable manner. Last year, she was on the Prose Editorial Staff, but is excited to shift to being Managing Editor and have the opportunity to plan the fun Vanderbilt Review events like the Create-A-Thon and the Launch Party. Hit her up if you wanna talk movies, music, art, or conspiracy theories. 

Poetry Editor:  Bethany Boggs

Bethany is a rising sophomore and has been obsessed with poetry since her sophomore year of high school, when an influential teacher gave her extra books. She loves the way every word in a poem means something. Bethany will always prefer reading poems to writing them! 

Prose and Fiction Editor: Becky Baldwin

Becky is a rising senior who loves to read and write, especially within the fiction genre. She is an Elementary Education and English double major with concentrations in ELL education and creative writing. Her favorite book (at the moment) is Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward.

Art Co-Editor: Julia Lubarsky

Julia is a rising junior studying Engineering Science and Art at Vanderbilt. As a photographer / artist she’s been making and studying art for a bunch of years. She believes that art is an integral part of the human experience, and her favorite part of being on The Vanderbilt Review team is having the power to bring art into people’s lives. There is an extraordinary amount of artistic creativity as well as artistic curiosity on this campus, and The Vanderbilt Review is the perfect platform on which to connect the two. Last year’s edition was so incredible because of all of the hard work that everyone put into each and every step of the process and she’s am so incredibly excited for the work we have ahead of us.

Art Co-Editor: Maddie Amend

Maddie is a rising Junior at Vanderbilt studying Human & Organization Development and Film. Being a part of The Vanderbilt Review is important to her because the journal allows students and alumni to not only express themselves freely, but also to share their passions and hard work with the community. As a photographer / videographer, she’s am a true believer in the power of creativity and its ability to impact the lives of those it touches. She’s so excited to be a part of such an openminded and creative team, and can’t wait to share this year’s edition with the Vanderbilt community.

Layout Co- Editor: Rebecca Arp

Rebecca is a rising junior and fine arts major who is passionate about art, graphic design, and live music. She knew she wanted to be a graphic designer when the brand design for a Japanese restaurant made her cry. She went to Buttrick and dropped her math major on that same day.You’re likely to catch Rebecca slaving away in the art building or attending a local show at Two Boots or Drkmttr (RIP), but next year you’ll definitely catch her in the Media room as layout editor. She’s very excited about the position and meeting everyone else on the team.

Layout Co-Editor: Emily Kopec

Emily is a rising sophomore studying LHS and German. She loves being able to support the community of artists on campus by recognizing their talent through this publication. She also admires the staff for the collective passion that they bring out in each other. She’s so excited to see what The Review will accomplish in the future and cannot wait to share this year’s work with the Vanderbilt community.