THE TEAM

Get to know the EURJ Staff

If you want to join as an editor for our science, humanities, social sciences, and special features sections click here.

Applications are due September 18th, 2020 


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CAROLINE LEE

Editor In Chief

Caroline is a senior majoring in psychology and minoring in quantitative sciences. She is a research assistant at the Lilienfeld Lab in the psychology department and volunteers at the Hillside Youth Behavioral Center. Outside of the classroom, Caroline enjoys Olympic weightlifting, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and finding good coffee.

BEN THOMAS

Managing Editor

Ben Thomas is a third-year majoring in comparative literature and political science. He chairs the Emory Wheel’s editorial board and serves as a managing editor at EURJ, an IDEAS Fellow, a Center for Law and Social Sciences research fellow, and Chief Justice of Constitutional Council. Thomas has interned at the Emory English department, The Carter Center, a congressional campaign, and state government, and he speaks Russian and German. His research interests include memory studies, virtue ethics, Russian literature, oppression and resistance, collective trauma, and religion, and he plans to earn a doctorate in comparative literature after graduation. In his free time, he enjoys playing bass trombone and running.

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VISHAL SHANKAR

Managing Editor

Vishal is a third-year student majoring in Chemistry and Economics on the pre-med track.  He joined EURJ to work with other like-minded students on a publication that showcases some of the greatest findings at Emory. In his free time, Vishal enjoys playing tennis, jamming out to all kinds of music, and beating all his challengers at 8 ball.

JISU YANG

Staff

Jisu is a senior from Illinois who is double majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology and piano performance on a pre-medicine track. She is part of the Neural Plasticity Research Laboratory at Emory, where she conducts research on clinical assessment of post-stroke upper extremity function.

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SRIJITA NANDY

Publicity Chair

Srijita is a second-year student at Emory double majoring in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology and Economics. She is an Undergraduate Research Assistant in labs specializing in neurodegenerative disease and hopes to meaningfully contribute to treatments in this field.  She also hosts her own radio show dedicated to taking down the stigma around mental health issues and is a member of the Ben Pius Mock Trial team here at Emory.

EDDY PINEDA

Website Chair

Eddy is a third-year student majoring in Chemistry and planning to minor in Lusophone Studies.  He joined EURJ to help showcase the amazing work undergraduates do here at Emory. In his free time, you can find him watching tv, playing soccer, and playing Pokemon GO.

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AVA LEWANDOWSKI

Humanities Editor

Ava is a sophomore majoring in chemistry and philosophy on the pre-med track. She is currently a research assistant in the Zhang lab, studying drosophila behavior and the effects of the circadian clock on the blood brain barrier. She enjoys playing flute in the Emory Wind Ensemble and serving as a PHP and biology lab assistant. In her free time, Ava loves to read, play video games, and watch House M.D.

CAMILLA LI

Special Features Head Editor

Camilla Li is a junior from Los Angeles studying Playwriting and Physics. She appreciates that EURJ allows her to combine her interests in STEM and the humanities while collaborating with students across many disciplines. Her other involvements include musical theatre and research in the area of computational/theoretical biophysics. She is always down to have a jam session, go for a run outdoors, and try new foods.

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JUSTIN BRIGHT

Social Sciences Head Editor

Justin is a junior in the Business School concentrating in Information Systems and Operations Management and Consulting. Justin is the VP of Programming for the Goizueta Business School, Peer Mentor for the Ethics and Servant Leadership Forum, and Sustainable Events Intern for the Office of Sustainability Initiatives. In his free time, Justin enjoys writing, exercising, taekwondo, playing music, and chess.

LIZZY WAGMAN

Sciences Head Editor

My name is Lizzy and I am a junior studying Anthropology and Human Biology with a minor in ethics on the pre-med track. I am originally from New York City. On campus, I enjoy working on research projects, editing for undergraduate publications, and playing on Emory’s club golf team.

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MEGAN YANG

Treasurer

Megan is a junior from Shanghai, China but was born in Sunnyvale, California. She studies psychology as well as film and media in hopes of a career in advertising or human resources. Her research interests lie in social psychology and popular culture’s effect on the media, individuals, and society as a whole. Other organizations she is involved in on campus are Emory IRA, SGA, and the Digital Ambassador program. You can find her exploring hidden photography spots, trying new brunch places, or creating too many Spotify playlists.