2017-2018 Undergraduate Departmental Representatives

Sharon Cai '18

Sharon Cai is a senior from Brooklyn, NY majoring in Sociology and Health: Science, Society & Policy. On campus, she is a Head Community Advisor and a Midyear Orientation Core Committee Member. She is also involved with Food Recovery Network and Brandeis Pluralism Alliance Steering Committee. Her studies mostly focus on food; social determinants of health and illness; and inequalities in healthcare. She spent summer 2016 in the “Health, Law & Justice” Justice Brandeis Summer program and studied Public Health abroad fall 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark. If you have any questions about the sociology department, co-curricular opportunities, or anything else, please feel free to reach out to her!

Sharon Cai


Allison Plotnik '18

Allison Plotnik is a senior from Rochester, NY majoring in Sociology and Education Studies. In addition to being a UDR, she is the Managing Editor and treasurer for The Brandeis Hoot. Within the field of sociology, she is focused on education and inequalities in the education system. Last semester she studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark. After returning to the US, she worked as the assistant program director at a summer camp in Upstate New York. Feel free to email her with any questions about sociology or anything else.