About us

SASGOV Executive Board 2020-2021

MIMI HACKING

PRESIDENT

SASGOV.PRES@GMAIL.COM

Mimi is a third-year graduate student in Germanic Languages and Literatures. In that department, she researches porous bodies and nature in literature from the 19th and 20th centuries, especially in feminist literature from the late German Democratic Republic.  Mimi uses her academic background here in SASgov as she focuses on equity and access for the student body. 

ZACHARY ELLIOT

VP OF POLICY

SASGOV.VP.POLICY@GMAIL.COM

Zach is a third-year PhD student in Classical Studies. As VP of Policy, he keeps tabs on federal, state, local, University, and SAS policies that impact graduate and professional students. He also ensures that the voices of graduate students in SAS are heard by the administration by hosting a town hall in the spring and policy initiatives from members of the SASgov General Body and the larger community throughout the year.

MARIA KOVALCHUK

VP OF FINANCIAL OPERATIONS

SASGOV.VP.POLICY@GMAIL.COM

Maria is the Vice President of Financial Operations for the 2020-2021 academic year. Her responsibilities include balancing the SASGov budget and allocating the Discretionary, Merit, and Travel Funds. She works closely with the President, VP of Finance, and the Finance Committee.

AISHA A. CHUGHTAI

VP OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

SASGOV.VP.PUBLICAFFAIRS@GMAIL.COM

Aisha is a third year PhD/MPH student in Medical Anthropology and served as the department co-representative to SASGov in 2018-2019 and as a SASgov representative to GAPSA in 2019-2020. Aisha's research focuses on global health infrastructure and responses. Aisha is also a local Philadelphia community activist and uses her position in SASgov to help educate and advocate for graduate students across campus.

CAROLYN WHITE

VP OF SOCIAL

SASGOV.VP.SOCIAL@GMAIL.COM

Carolyn is the SASgov VP of Social for 2020-2021 academic year. Her ultimate goal is to foster friendships and cohesion among SAS graduate students and other schools by hosting a wide range of events. Carolyn is a 4th year chemistry PhD student studying ultrafast spectroscopy of chlorophyll a and PSI with potential applications towards improved alternative energy sources. 

General Body 2020-2021

Department

Ancient History

Anthropology

Applied Mathematics

Art & Archaeology of the Mediterranean World

Biology

Chemistry

Classical Studies

Comparative Literature

Criminology

Demography

Earth & Environmental Sciences

East Asian Languages & Civilizations

Economics

English

History

History & Sociology of Science

History of Art

Musicology

Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations

Philosophy

Physics & Astronomy

Political Science

Religious Studies

Romance Languages

Sociology

South Asia Studies

Representative

Kyle West

Nursyazwani Jamaludin & Moriah McKenna

Ari Spiesberger

Brigitte Keslinke

Abigail DiVito & Melina Gyparaki

Vincent Esposito

Emma Dyson & Massimo de Sanctis Mangelli

Akhil Puthiyadath Veetil

JJ West, Sandy Xie, & Courtney Perales Reyes

Rebecca Schut & Kai Feng

Jaydee Edwards

Patrick Carland

Yoshiki Ando

Sam Samore & Nat Rivkin

Eleanor Webb

Yingchen Kwok, Brigid Prial, & Adriana Fraser

Cianna Jackson

Ania Vu

Kaley Keener

Matthew Solomon & John Roman

Anna Kofman

Chloe Ricks & Kim Cardenas

Hallie Swanson

Samantha Gillen

Samantha Love

Elliot Montpellier & Anannya Bohidar

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