About Us

Marie Butcher

Editor-in-Chief
Marie Butcher (aka Boucher) is the Editor-in-Chief for the Peace, Poetry, & Policy anthology.  Professor Butcher is the Program Head for English for Academic and Professional Purposes at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, where she co-organizes an annual Poetry Week each April and monthly international poetry gatherings.

Adiba Juya

Content Editor
Adiba Juya is a Master of Art Candidate in International Policy and Development at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Her previous role as a policy evaluator in Afghanistan, her current concentration in economic policy, and her interest in poetry and peace have led her to join the team as a content editor. 

Daniel Lyons

Content Editor
Daniel Lyons is currently a student at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies pursuing a dual degree in International Policy and Development as well as Public Administration. He strongly believes that peace is a process of communication and compassion, and that poetry is uniquely powerful in both these regards. 

Binyuan Liu

Technical Lead
Binyuan Liu is a student in the Translation and Localization Management program at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. She is interested in poetry and passionate about using her technical knowledge and skills to contribute to conflict transformation.