Eric Bazail-Eimil (SFS '23)
Eric Bazail-Eimil is a journalist and the 2022-2023 Co-Chair of GUPolitics’ Student Advisory Board. He is a proud South Florida Cuban, having grown up in the Fort Lauderdale area. A senior in the School of Foreign Service majoring in Regional and Comparative Studies, he has been involved with GUPolitics since the Spring of 2020, serving on student strategy teams for Lily Adams, Mary Katharine Ham, and Julie Pace. Before becoming Student Advisory Board Co-Chair, Eric was the Fellows Co-Chair on the Advisory Board, helping the Institute strategize around the growth of the fellows program and supporting students, faculty, and fellows. He was also a lead editor at On the Record, GUPolitics’ student-run newsblog. Eric is focused on reimagining the student experience at GUPolitics and ensuring that GUPolitics remains an exciting community space and resource hub for students looking to get involved with politics, media, policy, and advocacy.
Outside of GUPolitics, Eric currently works for NBC News as an intern for Meet the Press. He was also the Summer 2022 Burton C. Gray Memorial Editorial Intern at Reason, the libertarian magazine dedicated to free markets and free minds, and was named a Campus Semifinalist for the Pulitzer Prize Center Reporting Fellowship 2022 Grant. His writing has also appeared in The Hoya and The Georgetown Voice. He writes, comments, and reports on Latin America and the Caribbean, Florida, immigration, and the role of faith actors in international and domestic politics. Eric is also an active member of the Building Bridges Initiative that presented to Pope Francis in February 2022 as part of the Synod on Synodality. You can often find Eric baking, going to Orangetheory classes, or playing the piano in Dahlgren Chapel.