Our Team

We are the small team of Georgetown students that make up The Footnote.

Casey Donahue

Editor-in-Chief

Casey is a dual Masters candidate in History and Foreign Service. He studies peace processes and sociopolitical movements in the Irish and Middle Eastern spaces. Casey is a former classroom teacher and political risk analyst. He currently works as an elementary school tutor. 

Email me: cbd43@georgetown.edu

Kathleen Walsh

Administrative Director

Kathleen Walsh is an M.A. candidate at Georgetown studying Global, International, and Comparative History. Her research interests include the Habsburg monarchy and post-World War II Austria, as well as memory and identity. 

Email me: kww16@georgetown.edu

Mariam Aiyad

Director of Digital Content

Mariam Aiyad is M.A. student at Georgetown studying Global, International, and Comparative History. Her research interests include twentieth century resistance, protest, and culture.

Email me: ma1963@georgetown.edu

Krystel von Kumberg

Social Media Director

Krystel von Kumberg is an M.A. student studying Global, International, and Comparative History and graduated from the Security Studies Program at Georgetown in 2020. She specializes in the roles of non-state actors; militarized social movements, terrorists, and militias in Europe, Russia, and the Middle East. Her research focuses on the history of transnational terrorism, recruitment methods, and radicalization. 

Email me: av760@georgetown.edu


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