Undergraduate Departmental Representatives

The Undergraduate Departmental Representatives serve as a resource and representative for fellow majors and minors and potential majors and minors, and brings 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.

Olivia Nichols
Olivia Nichols
Class of 2020
Olivia Nichols is a junior from Minnesota majoring in Sociology and minoring in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. In addition to being a UDR for Sociology, they are a member of the Brandeis Asian American Task Force and are also involved creatively on campus as a musician and poet. Olivia spent the fall semester studying social movements and human rights in Buenos Aires, Argentina, completing a research project on trans activism within the movement for the right to abortion in Argentina. If you have any questions about the Sociology major and/or department, the other ways that Olivia is involved around campus, or anything else, feel free to email them! 
Miriam Berro Krugman
Miriam Berro Krugman
Class of 2020

Miriam Berro Krugman is a junior from Long Beach, California majoring in Sociology and minoring in Social Justice and Social Policy, Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. In addition to being a UDR for Sociology and Social Justice and Social Policy, she is the President of Brandeis Democrats, a Kindness Day Co-Coordinator, and a member of Up The Octave a capella. She is using her minors to focus her sociological studies on women’s issues, conflict transformation, and social justice, and plans to be a civil rights lawyer. She spent her summer interning at the California Conference for Equality and Justice and learned a lot about restorative justice in relation to juveniles and families. If you have any questions about her studies, extracurricular activities, or anything else, feel free to email her!