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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JULIE PARK

Editor In Chief

Julie is a fourth-year student at Emory University, majoring in English. She first joined EURJ as a sophomore and has found an interest in reading about developments in various intellectual disciplines through the Journal. On her own, she loves to explore interdisciplinary studies pertaining to her major, particularly that of computational linguistics. She now lives in Naperville, Illinois, and loves to read, practice yoga, and cook.

DAISY LI

Managing Editor

Daisy is a junior in the class of 2022 majoring in Anthropology and Human Biology with a co-major in Integrated Visual Arts. Her hometown is West Hartford, Connecticut but she certainly doesn't mind the Georgian heat. Besides EURJ, she heads the Emory Undergraduate Medical Review (EURJ), serves on Media Council, and does research on pediatric neuroblastomas. In her free time, she enjoys finding new music, working on the odd passion project, and browsing her favorite food blogs for new recipes to try.

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CAROLINE LEE

Managing Editor

Caroline is a junior 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.

VISHAL SHANKAR

Programming Chair

Vishal is a second-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.

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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 second-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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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.

BEN THOMAS

Social Sciences Head Editor

Ben Thomas (23C) is from Dayton, Ohio, and he majors in political science and English. In addition to being EURJ's head social sciences editor, he is the Emory Wheel's opinion editor and a member of its Editorial Board, an Interdisciplinary Exploration and Scholarship (IDEAS) Fellow, a Center for Law and Social Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellow, a member of the Ethics and Servant Leadership Forum and an associate justice on SGA’s Constitutional Council. In his free time, he enjoys cross-country running, playing bass trombone, riffing on his oatmeal recipe, and rewatching The West Wing for the fourth time. Contact Thomas at ben.thomas@emory.edu.

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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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