Environmental Studies Program

Undergraduate Departmental Representatives

Undergraduate departmental representatives are responsible for opening avenues of communication between undergraduates and program faculty.

They also provide academic and career information to majors, minors and prospective students; organize meetings and information sessions on topics related to the program; disseminate information on current department events and activities; and serve as ambassadors for the program at university-wide events such as admitted students day and the academic fair.

2022-23 UDRs

Charlene Duong '23
Charlene Duong '23
Undergraduate Departmental Representative

Charlene Duong is a senior majoring in environmental studies with a minor in climate justice, science and policy. She has specific interests in climate justice and the intersection between human and environmental health. On campus, she is involved in Herbicide-Free Brandeis, Body Positive Brandeis, and Brandeis Kindness Day and works at the Lemberg Children's Center.

Sahil Duvadie
Sahil Duvadie ’23
Undergraduate Departmental Representative

Sahil Duvadie is a senior majoring in environmental studies and triple minoring in South Asian studies, anthropology and women's, gender and sexuality studies. He is incredibly interested in the field of wildlife conservation and environmental policy and would love to talk to you about his experiences working for the New England Aquarium and National Park Service in the past, or about his study abroad experience in Tanzania. On campus, he is involved in the South Asian Student Association and the Men's Ultimate Frisbee team TRON as well as being an orientation leader.

Sarah Eckstein Indik
Sarah Eckstein Indik ’24
Undergraduate Departmental Representative

Sarah is a junior majoring in environmental studies and studio art who enjoys exploring the intersections between the world around us and the ways in which we can express outselves. She strives to remain curious when encountering this world’s uniqueness and aims to learn and share its wonder. On campus, she has a radio show with WBRS, spends time in Zen Zone, and is involved with BCJ. Loving to be in the garden, Sarah works as an environmental education intern at the Lemberg Children’s Center. In her free time, you can find Sarah reading, taking long walks, crafting, biking and getting to know the other beings on this planet. If you have any questions about the major or what courses to take, feel free to reach out!