Peer Advisors

Peer advisors pose for the camera in front of Lattimore Hall.

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 peer advising program, or to be referred to a peer advisor, email To keep up with what's new in the program, check us out on Instagram.

The peer advising team is managed by Director Angela Buchiere.

Department-specific peer advisors are also available for the following departments:

Peer Advisors 2023-2024

Headshot of Velma Anyona.

Velma Anyona

Pronouns: She/They
Class Year: 2024
Major(s): Electrical and computer engineering
Minors(s): French and cultural studies

Involvement/Interests: I am super excited about computer architecture and I look forward to working at a computer assembling farm one day. I love soccer and dancing. I am currently a member of the Royal Dance Club on campus. I am passionate about women empowerment and currently run a girls empowerment program back in my village in Kenya.

Fun Fact About Me: I love food and eating in general but I am super picky on what I eat. It sometimes takes me about an hour to decide what I want to eat.
Headshot of Hana Genana.

Hana Genana

Pronouns: She/Her
Class Year: 2024
Major(s): Computer science and studio art

Involvement/Interests: Recently, I am very interested in exploring African contemporary art. Contemporary African art is a diverse field that encompasses a wide range of mediums and styles. There are many emerging art capitals in Africa, including Accra, Cape Town, Dakar, Lagos, and Marrakech. Throughout my senior year, I look forward to learning more about this topic!

Fun Fact About Me: I have no sense of direction so much so that I still need GPS to navigate around my neighborhood.
Headshot of Iraan Hemphill.

Iraan Hemphill

Pronouns: He/Him
Class Year: 2025
Major(s): International relations and Latin American studies
Minor(s): Economics

Involvement/Interests: Douglass Leadership House, Club Soccer

Fun Fact About Me: I’ve moved 21 times in 21 years and lived in eight different places.