Executive Board

Olivia Olafsson

Editor in Chief

Olivia Olafsson is a senior from Nashville, Tennessee and is double majoring in History and Religion. She is drawn to late Medieval Europe, the development of Christianity, and feminist theology. Outside of the Tufts Historical Review, she loves to read and play the mandolin. 

Micah Thode

Editor in Chief

Micah Thode is a senior from outside of Dallas, Texas majoring in International Relations and Quantitative Economics. He also is minoring in Arabic and is interested in Middle East history. Outside of Tufts Historical Review he plays club baseball and is involved with the Protestant chaplaincy at Tufts.

Maia Peterson


Maia Peterson is a Senior from San Francisco, CA. She is majoring in Economics and minoring in History. She is interested in the classics and international relations in Southeast Asia. At Tufts, she is also the treasurer of The Ivy and on the Tufts VCIC team. In her free time she likes running, making sushi, and painting.

Bijan Harandi

Communications Director

Bijan Harandi is Junior from Boston, MA. He is majoring in Biology/Bioinformatics and minoring in History. He is interested in modern history and geopolitics, with an emphasis on STEM policy. He is also the President of the Tufts Quiz Bowl Club and Captain of the Tufts VCIC Team. In his free time, he likes endlessly browse the web, write papers for NASA, and vibe to psychedelic rock.