Undergraduate Departmental Representatives (UDRs)
The Undergraduate Departmental Representatives serve as a resource and representative for fellow majors and minors and potential majors and minors, and bring student concerns and/or ideas to the program faculty. They also provide feedback to the program chair, undergraduate advising head, and faculty regarding scheduling problems, course offerings, etc. and help organize events for majors, minors, and other interested students.
Luis Flores is a senior in the class of 2019, majoring in Hispanics Studies and minoring in East Asian Studies and Latin American and Latino Studies. He is involved with Anime club, Coed-Volleyball and works in the carpentry shop at the Spingold Theater. His post-graduation plan is to apply to graduate school for teaching. Something he does in his free time is watch soccer games. FUN FACT: He likes playing soccer and volleyball.
Roderick Huang will be a senior in fall 2018, aka class of 2019. His real name is Jingyun, which means “as peaceful as clouds”, but he prefers to go by Roderick for simplicity reasons. He double majors in Hispanic Studies and Computer Science, and minors in Economics. He plays the viola in the Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra. Other than that, he spends most of his time working out, boxing, playing soccer and hanging out with friends. He studied abroad in La Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán in Mérida, Mexico in the summer of 2016. His post-graduation plan is to go to graduate school to study something he truly enjoys. He likes to clean his room in his free time. FUN FACT: He has been very close (less than 5 ft) to real flowing lava.
Francina Martinez is a senior, double majoring in Business and Hispanic Studies. She is the co-president of Brandeis Business and Micro-finance Global Brigade and a Teacher Assistant at Lemberg Children's Center. She is planning on studying abroad in Madrid, Spain in the fall of 2018. Despite not knowing exactly what her post-graduation plans will be, she would like to have a job which involves both the areas of her studies and international travel. She also would like to pursue a master’s degree in either Accounting or Business Management. FUN FACT: She loves to travel, especially getting to know and learn about different cultures and people.