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Peer Advisors

Education abroad peer advisors are available to help point students in the right direction with choosing the right education abroad program and getting started in the application process. For general information about the peer advisor program, please visit the College Center for Advising Services website.

For a list of available times to meet with an education abroad peer advisor, please visit the walk-in hours schedule.

 Tessa Vande Creek
Ananya Goyal
agoyal5@u.rochester.edu
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Education abroad
Spring 2018 Exchange Program at the University of Sydney, Australia
Research
- University of Sydney: Interned in a Health Science Research lab and worked on coding for MRI image processing software for prostate cancer
- University of Rochester: Work as a Research Assistant in the Buckley Lab in the BME Department, focusing on the biomechanics of the cornea and tendon
Activities:
- The Meridian Society
- Biomedical Engineering Society
- CETL Tutoring
-Student Alumni Ambassadors
- Orientation
Sarah Ogunji
Araceli Gonzalez
agonza18@u.rochester.edu
Major: International Relations
Education abroad
IES Abroad Siena
Internships
AMIGOS de las Americas Summer 2017
Activities:
- 2020 Class Council Kappa Delta Sorority
- Newman Catholic Community
- David T. Kearns Scholars
Andrew Loin
Andrew Loin
aloin@u.rochester.edu

Major: Political Science and Business
Education abroad
Arezzo: Lisio Italian Studies Program (Spring 2019)
Internships:
- Massachusetts Governor's Internship Program (Summer 2019)
Activities:
- Undergraduate Political Science Council
- Rochester Center for Community Leadership Medallion Program

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Maxxum Fioriti
mfioriti@u.rochester.edu
Major: Biological Molecular Genetics
Education abroad
Malawi Immersion Seminar; Australian National University Direct Enrollment
Research:
- Undergraduate researcher in Seluanov and Gorbunova Lab
Activities:
- BMG Peer Advisor
- Biology of Aging TA
- Ultimate Frisbee
- UR Rock Climbing
- Risk Manager of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity
Ryannon Starkey
Brandon Pachman
bpachman@u.rochester.edu
Major: History; European Languages
Education abroad
IES Abroad Siena, Italy (Summer 2017); CIS Abroad Aix-en-Provence, France (Summer 2018)
Internships
Embassy of the United States to Italy Public Affairs Internship (Summer 2019)
Research
- Hour Program Research Assistant
- Christopher Lasch Fellow
Activities:
- History Department Peer Advisor
- Theta Chi Fraternity
- Hillel Student Worker;
- Eta Sigma Phi National Classics Honor Society
- Pi Delta Phi French National Honor Society

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Quinnlynn Murphy
qmurphy@u.rochester.edu

Major: Political Science
Education abroad
EPA Berlin
Internships
- Congressman Peter Welch
- Monroe County Courthouse
- Social Democratic Party of Germany
- Urban Fellows
Activities:
- Club Field Hockey
- Celtic
- STEM Initiative 
- Rotaract