French and Francophone Studies UDRs

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.

2021-22 FREN UDRs

Elizabeth Chernobelsky
Elizabeth Chernobelsky (she/her/hers)
Class of 2022

Elizabeth is a senior, majoring in Biology and minoring in French and Francophone Studies. Her specific interests include molecular biology and genetics. Outside of class, she is a researcher in the Rodal Lab, tutor for Waltham Group General Tutoring, and teacher at Brandeis Splash. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching stand-up specials, and eating lots of snacks. She is not studying abroad but has always wanted to live in France for an extended period of time. Feel free to reach out to her with any questions via email! FUN FACT: She has traveled to Europe several times and her favorite cities are Venice and Prague.

Leora Sanders
Leora Sanders
Class of 2022

I’m majoring in Politics and minoring in both French and Francophone Studies as well as Legal Studies. I am a Brandeis Ambassador/tour guide, a member of the Waltham Group for both Companions to Elders and Kids Connection, a member of TAMID (the business club on campus) and I also work for Brandeis's Phonathon for the Office of Institutional Advancement. Post-graduation I hope to either go straight to law school or work for a real-estate development firm in either Boston or New York City. In my free time, I love traveling with family and friends, volunteering with members of my community and continuously listening to lots of music. Fun Fact: I love watching John Hughes films!

Annabel Wheeler
Annabel Wheeler (she/her/hers)
Class of 2023

I am a rising junior, double majoring in Art History and French and Francophone Studies. I am a Program Coordinator for Junior Brandeis Achievers (JBA) in Waltham Group which is an after-school program for elementary schools. I am also the Social Media and Outreach Coordinator for the French Club at Brandeis. I also volunteer with TRII (The Right to Immigration Institute) at Brandeis. I am planning to study abroad next Spring of 2022 in Paris, France. I would like to go to graduate school and to have a career in the art world as a museum curator. Outside of school I like hiking and being outdoors. I also enjoy painting and drawing. I am currently teaching myself to play the guitar. FUN FACT: I am a dual citizen of both the US and the UK.