Our Staff

The Baines Report is a student organization composed of and governed by students of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. The Baines Report is dedicated to publishing student op-eds, blogs, and other media related to public policy.


Timothy J. Michalak

Timothy J. Michalak

Editor in Chief

Foreign Affairs Team

Jonah Bhide

Charlotte Gorman

Domestic Team

Claire Burrus

Claire is a first year Master of Public Affairs candidate at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. A lifelong Texan, she is passionate about the issues that impact the State of Texas, its unique ecosystems, and its diverse residents. Claire is especially interested in the applications of scientific research to public policy, with primary policy interests in environmental sustainability, reproductive justice, and nutrition.