Magazine Staff

Robert J. Guttman
Editor-in-Chief

Robert J. Guttman is the Editor-in-Chief of the Mason Monitor and Director of the George Mason University’s School of Policy, Government and International Affairs, Center on Politics & Foreign Relations (CP&FR) where he co-hosts a series of conferences, speeches, and events on politics and foreign policy with the Financial Times newspaper group.

Additionally  Guttman is the Editor-in-Chief of TransAtlantic: Europe, America & the World, and was a senior fellow of the Center for Transatlantic Relations as well as a fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute at the Johns Hopkins University.

Professor Guttman teaches graduate level courses at Johns Hopkins and undergraduate courses at the University of Virginia on politics, media, and foreign policy.

From 1989 to 2003, Guttman was head of publications for the European Commission office in Washington, D.C. and editor-in-chief of Europe Magazine.  He is the author/editor of the book Europe in the New Century: Visions of an Emerging Superpower published in 2001.

Guttman has been an adjunct professor of political communications at The George Washington University and an adjunct professor of American politics and communications at The American University in Washington, D.C.

From 1979 to 1989 Guttman was editor-in-chief, president and publisher of a company he founded, Political Profiles, Inc.  Political Profiles published the first magazine in the world on presidential candidate George Bush in 1979.  The company published presidential profiles on all the major candidates for president in 1980, 1984, and 1988.  In addition, Guttman wrote the Political Profiles Report, a newsletter on national and international politics featuring in-depth interviews with world leaders.

Guttman tried to capture the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate from Indiana in 1986.  He has been a writer/researcher for presidential candidates in 1968, 1972 and 1976 and a communications consultant for various national political races.

Guttman, who has a BA degree from Indiana University and an MA degree from The American University has also been an international economist for the U.S. Department of Commerce; a press secretary on Capitol Hill; and a host of a radio program on current affairs.  He has been a frequent guest on various radio and TV talk programs, including CNN, CNN International and C-SPAN.

Jelena Jovic
Assistant Editor

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Jelena Jovic is Transatlantic Magazine’s Assistant Editor. In addition to supporting Transatlantic Magazine’s editorial staff in all aspects of production, Jelena employs her strong background in marketing and communications to direct and coordinate the magazine’s marketing activities. Jelena also joins Robert Guttman, the Editor-in-Chief of Transatlantic Magazine, in regularly hosting a series of Washington, DC-based conferences on business, economic, and political issues pertaining to Europe, America & the World.

Jelena studied at the University of Belgrade, majoring in Japanese Language and Literature. She currently lives in Washington, DC and is pursuing a joint degree in International Relations and Governmental Studies.

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