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More information on the UDR program can be found at the Web site of the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences.

Undergraduate Departmental Representatives

The Undergraduate Departmental Representatives (UDR) program is designed to open avenues of communication between undergraduate majors and departmental faculty. UDRs serve as student representatives, organize events for majors and provide feedback to the department.

2016-2017 Representatives

Savannah Bishop  '17

Savannah Bishop

Savannah Bishop is a senior double majoring in Anthropology and Classical Studies. Savannah is also a UDR for the Classical Studies Department. She co-runs the Homer Multitext Project, a long-term project for collaborative research and innovative uses of technology, and spent the summer of 2015 translating at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. She is an intern-curator for the Classical Studies Artifact Research Collection (CLARC) located in Rabb 128. She enjoys adventuring, reading, writing, fencing (she is an epeeist on the Brandeis fencing team), and participating in archaeological digs and artifact research. Savannah is more than happy to help in any way she can and best be reached at

Ari Matz  '17

Ari Matz

Ari is a senior double majoring in biology and anthropology with a minor in chemistry. She is the president of the public health chapter of Global Brigades, volunteers with Clubs in Service, and conducts research in genetics with a lab on campus. She is interested in biological anthropology, particularly how culture determines how people perceive medicine and disease. Feel free to message Ari with any questions or comments about the anthropology department.