Meet the Executive Board
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Posted 10/24/17 · Creativity Chair
Posted 03/06/17 · Student Engagement Chair (Replacing the Special Events Chair Positon in the upcoming board)
Kirsten Christensen •|• Director
Kirsten Christensen is a senior Psychology and Statistics double major and has been involved with SCURC since the end of her freshman year. Her research focuses on suicide prevention and interventions for mental health concerns and help-seeking, and she plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.
Laura Miller •|• Assistant Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Owl
Laura Miller is a senior Studio Art and Editing, Writing, and Media double major and a second year UROP Leader. Her Honors in the Major Thesis researches the benefits of and methods for including writing exercises in undergraduate studio art courses. After graduation, she will pursue a career in academic publishing.
Ravital (Tali) Goldgof •|• Assistant Director of SCURC •|• Director of Undergraduate Research Ambassadors
Ravital Goldgof is a junior at Florida State University pursuing a dual degree in French and marketing. She was a UROP student where she worked on a linguistics project on the agency of female characters in the Byzantine and Slavic epic Digenis Akritis. After completing her degree, she would like to teach English abroad before pursuing a marketing career in the fitness field. In her spare time, she loves to exercise and is in the process of training for a triathlon. She has served as an Undergraduate Research Ambassador and is now excited to serve as the Chair of the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors in order to help students take advantage of the research opportunities at FSU. Contact her at email@example.com for questions related to getting involved in research or becoming an Undergraduate Research Ambassador, or at firstname.lastname@example.org for any other questions!
Julia Gorday •|• Treasurer
Julia Gorday is in her 3rd year at Florida State. She is pursuing two degrees in Psychology and Classical Civilizations and minoring in Biology and Anthropology. Julia is involved with research regarding suicide prevention, neural biomarkers for anxiety, and stress-management and treatment in. In one of her research labs, Julia also holds the position of Assistant Lab Coordinator to ensure all runs smoothly with participants and the experiments. This year she currently serves as the Mental Health Ambassador for the Honors Student Association, an Honors Colloquium Leader, a UROP Leader and as the Treasurer for SCURC. After graduating she hopes to pursue a Ph.D in Clinical Psychology, eventually running her own research lab focusing on Anxiety. This past year Julia has earned a couple research grants and has begun working on her own research project, one step closer!
Luis Andrade •|• Outreach Chair
Luis Andrade is a Biology major in his junior year at Florida State University with a research focus in Alzheimer's centered around providing free, faith-based skills training and support to African-American dementia caregivers. He has completed the UROP Program and now serves as a UROP Instructor for the 2017-2018 school year. Along with working as the Outreach Chair for CELLS and becoming a certified Peer Health Advocate for HealthyNoles, Luis is excited to serve as the Outreach Chair for SCURC and help promote it's many exciting events and resources to student organizations and undergraduates around campus.
Danielle Krusemark •|• Graduate Liaison
Danielle Krusemark is a second-year student in the Social Psychology PhD program. Her research interests include prejudice and racial identity. As Graduate Liaison, she hopes to set up programs connecting graduate mentors and community nonprofits with undergraduates and a mentorship program specifically for underrepresented undergraduate researchers.