Undergraduate Departmental Representatives

Undergraduate Departmental Representatives (UDR) serve as a resource and representative for fellow majors and potential majors, and bring student concerns and ideas to the department faculty. They provide open avenues of communication between undergraduate students and departmental faculty. UDRs serve as student representatives, organize events for majors and other interested students and provide feedback to the department regarding undergraduate issues including but not limited to scheduling course offerings and more. They are your main contact or liaison to the psychology department.

Meet our 2019–2020 UDRs

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Maya Barton-Zuckerman
Class of 2020

Maya is a junior from Connecticut majoring in psychology and neuroscience. She is mainly interested in the cognitive and biological factors involved in psychopathology and hopes to pursue a career in research. Maya is also a research assistant in the CoPE lab and a volunteer with the BeWISE Stanley Elementary Mentor program. She also loves exploring Boston, painting, Netflix, adorable photos of kittens, and answering any questions you may have about the psychology major or related topics.

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Wanchen Zhao
Class of 2021
Wanchen is a junior from Zhengzhou, China. She majors in psychology and philosophy. A variety of things interest her, but clinical psychology and cognition are her favorite. She is also a research assistant at Aging, Culture, and Cognition Lab and a Roosevelt Fellow. Outside her academic work, Wanchen is active with Brandeis Academic Debate and Speech Society and STAR Peer Support. Like typical Brandeis students, she loves hanging out in Boston with friends. Feel free to reach out to her with any questions you have about the major (whether it’s requirement or opportunities in the department)!