Justin Melnick is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences studying International Relations and Economics. From a Jersey suburb of New York City, Justin has been to China several times – teaching English, doing business, and studying Chinese. He is a lover of languages and besides Mandarin has studied Spanish, French, Italian, and Russian. Justin hopes to get a PhD in political science studying foreign policy analysis and strategic studies, focusing on China and East Asia. At Penn, he is also an associate editor of Sigma Iota Rho’s Journal of International Relations and works with the International Relations Undergraduate Student Association.