2015-2016 Undergraduate Departmental Representatives

Jessica Star '17

Jessica Star is a junior majoring in Sociology and Theater, and minoring in Hispanic Studies.  She is currently the Business Manager for Up the Octave Acapella, an Orientation Leader, and a Stage Manager/Lighting Designer for Hold thy Peace and the Undergraduate Theater Collective. She is very interested in pursuing non-violent activism as a profession, and is super excited to be joining the Sociology Undergraduate Resource team. This summer she will be working as a World of Work scholar at AVODAH, a national non-profit working towards diminishing poverty and creating social change. Feel free to email her at jstar@brandeis.edu if you have any questions about the Sociology department. She is very excited to meet all of you!


Fallon Rosen '16

Fallon Rosen is a senior sociology major from New York City. Aside from her passion for Sociology, Fallon was an events coordinator for J-street at Brandeis, and is a Tour Guide and a senior interviewer for Admissions. Last summer, she interned for Ralph Lauren in their Marketing Department. Fallon also has experience as an intern for a news desk in NYC. She is very excited to meet you all and is looking forward to some great events this year!


Aja Antoine '17

Aja Antoine is a junior at Brandeis University majoring in Sociology and African and Afro-American Studies. Her honors include the Dean’s List at Brandeis, a Jerome A. Schiff Fellowship for her engagement in collaborative research on cross-regional educational equity campaigns with Brandeis Professor David Cunningham.  In 2014, she participated in the Justice Brandeis Semester program,  Civil Rights and Educational Equity in the U.S. , traveling and studying with students from Brandeis and Jackson State University to examine the legacies of school desegregation in Boston and Jackson, Mississippi. Her principle interests include a passion for using research as a tool for social change and activism, with a focus on women in the Civil Rights Movement, education, equality and restorative justice. Aja is also an Eli J. Segal Fellow and will be interning at the New England office of the international nonprofit Facing History and Ourselves this summer. I'm looking forward to meeting you all, feel free to contact me if you have any questions!