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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.

2017-2018 Representatives

Candice Jiang
Candice JiangCandice Jiang is a junior double majoring in Anthropology and Biology. She is the co-president of the Brandeis FIMRC, a pre-health club on campus as well as a research assistant at a nutrition lab in the Biology Department. Some of her hobbies are traveling, photography, trying new things, and cooking.

Candice will serve as an UDR during the fall semester; she is more than happy to help in any way she can and best be reached at

Gianna Petrillo
Gianna Petrillo
Gianna Petrillo is a junior pursuing a major in Anthropology as well as a minor in Hispanic Studies. She is also on the pre-med track, pursuing a career as a physician. Outside of the classroom she is co-president of the Brandeis Gymnastics team and she works as a Student Interviewer for Admissions. Another passion of hers is working with New Student Orientation, as she was on the 2017 Core Committee which planned 2017 August Orientation.

She will serve as UDR for Anthropology for the entire 2017-2018 Academic Year. Please reach out with any questions! She can be reached at

Yiyi Wu
Yiyi WuYiyi Wu is a junior double majoring in Anthropology and International and Global Studies. She is an International student from Hangzhou, China. She will serve as an UDR during the Spring semester. She is the chair for Deis Impact 2017-2018. She serves as a student worker at the Gender and Sexuality Center and the International Students and Scholars Office. She is focused on studying cultural/socio anthropology. She is specifically interested in studying gender and sexuality under cross-cultural contexts. She enjoys contributing and assisting whenever she can and can be reached at