Meet Our UDRs
The Romance Studies Undergraduate Departmental Representatives (UDRs) serve as a resource for fellow majors and minors and potential majors and minors, and bring student concerns and ideas to the department faculty and staff. They provide feedback regarding scheduling problems, course offerings, etc. and help organize events for majors, minors and other interested students.
French and Francophone Studies
Charlotte Erb is a rising senior, double majoring in French and Anthropology. In addition to being a French and Francophone Studies UDR, she is a coordinator for The English Language Learning Initiative, a UDR for the Anthropology Department, and she plays the viola in the orchestra and chamber groups. She studied abroad in spring of 2013 in Paris and after graduation she would like to travel! FUN FACT: She loves to snorkel!
Selene Campion is a rising senior, double majoring in French and International and Global Studies. In Spring 2013, she studied abroad in Paris, fell in love with the city, and plans to return after graduation for a gap year before attending law school. In addition to being a French and Francophone Studies UDR, she writes for the Justice and is a Waltham Group coordinator for Brandeis' chapter of Habitat for Humanity. FUN FACT: She loves photography and works in community-based agriculture.
Anjulika Sahgal is a rising junior, double majoring in Anthropology and Health: Science, Society and Policy and minoring in French. In addition to being a French and Francophone Studies UDR, she is involved with Companion to Elders and STAR. She will be studying abroad in Paris during the spring of 2014. Her dream job is to become an epidemiologist because she is interested in medical anthropology and it will also enable her to travel. FUN FACT: She eats tomatoes like apples!
Jennifer H. Kim is a rising senior, majoring in Hispanic Studies and minoring in Business. In addition to being a Hispanic Studies UDR, she is a chairperson for Culture X 2013, a peer counselor at STAR and a member of the Student Conduct Board. She is a Social Media Coordinator Intern at Mochi Magazine. She is also a PR Coordinator for the Brandeis Korean Club Language Initiative (BKCLI) and a SKIN Coordinator for BAASA. Her dream job is to be an event planner and she loves baking in her free time! FUN FACT: Even though she loves baking, she does not have much of a sweet tooth!
Sabrina Libretti is a rising junior, double majoring in Biology and Health: Science, Society and Policy and minoring in Hispanic Studies. During her time at Brandeis, she has been involved in Hospital Helpers, Junior Brandeis Achievers, and SPECTRUM. She is also a member of the Quidditch team, Brandeis ESS and Splash! She works at the office of The Arc of Massachusetts. Next year, in addition to being a Hispanic Studies UDR, she will be a PERC Fellow! She has not studied abroad, but plans to go to Honduras on the Global Brigades medical trip in February. After graduating Brandeis, she plans on attending medical school in hopes of becoming a pediatrician. Her dream job is being able to help people everyday! She loves listening to music, and spending time with friends. In the summer, she loves going to the beach and reading in the sun. FUN FACT: She won the "Most Distinguished Laugh" award in her senior year of high school!
Victoria Camille Aronson is a rising junior, double majoring in International and Global Studies and English, and minoring in Italian and Legal Studies. In addition to being an Italian UDR, she is a managing editor for The Hoot and editor of the arts section. She is a member of the women's Ultimate Frisbee team and works at the Office of Student Financial Services. This summer, she is volunteering as a coach for the non-profit organization Let's Get Ready, which provides SAT prep to first generation low-income students. She hopes to study abroad next spring in Milan, Italy. She would like to become fluent in Italian and hopes to meet some of her Italian family for the first time (Her mom was actually born in Naples!). She grew up watching shows like Divine Design with Candice Olson on HGTV, so she has always been intrigued by design, and Milan is renowned as one of the fashion capitals of the world. She would love to be able to wander the streets of Italy and see the old architectural structures, steeped with rich, historical details, yet immersed within the rapid pace of modern life. Her dream job would allow her to travel. She would also love to become involved in the scope of international law. FUN FACT: She loves horror movies!
Sophia Baez is a rising junior, double majoring in International and Global Studies and Italian Studies and minoring in Business. She plans to study abroad in Milan in the Spring of 2014. After graduation, she plans on working for a non-profit company, an Italian organization, or basically any job would do! In addition to being an Italian UDR, she is one of the presidents of AHORA, an ELL coordinator, and a supervisor for the Waltham Alliance to Create Housing (WATCH). Like most Brandeisians, she loves Disney and Harry Potter. Unlike most Brandeisians, she is a proud Miami Heat Fan (305 til I die). FUN FACT: She has an unhealthy obsession with crappy TV!