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Peer Advisors

Peer advisors help students declare majors and make connections with faculty, review research opportunities, and explore study abroad and options for independent and interdisciplinary study.

For general questions about the program or to be referred to a peer advisor, please email

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Meet our Peer Advisors


Arts and Sciences

Engineering and Applied Sciences

Education Abroad


Exploratory Office Hours: 

6-8 PM Sunday, Monday and Thursday in the Tutoring Zone (Genesee 2nd Floor)






Arts and Sciences

Art History

Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Michelle Hollenberg

Major: Business - pre-med track

Activities: Organic chemistry TA and is on the e-board for both Chabad and her sorority

Data Science and Computation
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Hannah Tompkins

Major: Geological sciences

Research: Field expedition to South Africa/Botswana in summer 2016, and currently researches stable isotope ratios

Activities: Geology TA, business manager of Sihir Bellydance Ensemble, and makes fudge at Wilson Commons 

Nick Foti
Nick Foti

Majors: Economics and Political science

Minor: History

Research experience: Worked with Professor Henk Goemans in the Department of Political Science investigating various international leaders (past and present) and their prior governmental experience prior to taking executive office.

Internship: Intern with the Department of Communications

Activities: SA government senator, vice president of SigEp NY Xi, and a TA for ECO 108

Film and Media Studies
Health Professions
Sam Roth

Major: History

Minor: Legal studies

Internships: Legal practice intern at Cunningham, Machanic, Cetlin, Johnson, Harney, & Tenney in summer 2016.

Activities: Varsity Track and Field, Sigma Phi Epsilon, and SAA.

Julianne Kapner

Majors: Linguistics and classical civilizations

Study abroad: Greece in winter of 2017

Research: Currently works in Dr. Scott Grimm's Quantitative Semantics Lab, and did research in sociolinguistics with Dr. Maya Ravindranath Abtahian.

Activities: TA and workshop leader for several classes in the Department of Linguistics; active in several on-campus groups, including the Linguistics Undergraduate Council, Grassroots, and the Music Interest Floor

Physics and Astronomy
Political Science and International Relations
Public Health-Related Programs
Studio Arts
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Engineering and Applied Sciences

Audio and Music Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Mandy Forti

Major: Chemical engineering

Activities: Part of Chi Omega, a volunteer with Friends of Strong, and part of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. 

Paul Steve 

Major: Chemical engineering

Minor: Mathematics

Research: Paul has been conducting research at the University since spring 2016.

Activities: American Institute of Chemical Engineers and Student Alumni Ambassadors, and TA for CHE 243: Fluid Dynamics.

Computer Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Reem Mislati

Office Hours: 

Thursdays 2-3 pm in CSB 418

Major: Electrical engineering

Research: Conducted research in the ECE department during the summers of 2016 and 2017

Activities: Workshop leader for ECE 111 and a TA for ECE 112 

Interdepartmental Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Noah Leibowitz 

Major: Mechanical engineering

Activities: Part of Off Broadway On Campus, AEPi, and No Jackets Required


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Education Abroad