2022-2023 Editorial Board

Clara Victorio

Editor in Chief

Clara is a Chemistry major and Mathematics minor from Houston, Texas. Her current research project focuses on the relationship between peptide sequence, structure, and interaction with biological targets. In the third year of her involvement with FURJ, Clara is passionate about showcasing undergraduate research across all disciplines at Fordham. 

Benedict Reilly

Managing Editor

Benedict is a senior at FCRH studying Theology Religious Studies and Humanitarian Studies. He is heavily involved with Campus Ministry and the Center for Community-Engaged Learning and has been engaged in a diverse array of research projects. Benedict is excited to support and increase access to undergraduate research over the course of this year.

Sarah Abdelaziz

Peer Review Editor

Sarah is a junior in Integrative Neuroscience with a concentration in cognitive studies and is also minoring in Bioethics. She is from Bergen County, New Jersey and is currently in a computational neuroscience lab studying cognitive representations in the brain. Outside of FURJ she is an RA for Finlay Hall and is currently also studying for her EMT license. She loves to sing, play ukulele, hangout with friends, crochet, and play with her cat Fifi when she gets to visit home!

Nicole St. Jacques

Book Review Editor

Nicole is a junior at FCRH majoring in psychology, with minors in biological science and bioethics. She has been a part of various interdisciplinary research projects and labs here on campus so far relating to psychology, sociology, neuroscience, philosophy, and health. In addition to FURJ, she is also involved in FUEMS as a student EMT, and is the secretary for the philosophy club. When at home in Massachusetts, she likes to read, play video games, crochet, and play the saxophone!

Jillian Rogers

Copy Editor

Jillian is a junior from Connecticut, studying psychology at the Rose Hill campus. She is involved in research on campus, focusing on how technology-delivered interventions impact mental health in mentorship settings. Jillian also is involved with Fordham’s Lean On Me chapter and plays intramural volleyball with her friends. She looks forward to expanding her passion for research to include working closely with the Fordham Undergraduate Research Journal. 

Abbigail Ramnarine

Social Media Editor

Abbigail is a sophomore at FCLC, double majoring in Journalism and Political Science. She is a native New Yorker and is currently on a pre-law track. She is currently a radio DJ for Wavelengths at Lincoln Center and loves listening to all types of music but has an affinity for rock and alternative music.

Maddie Sandholm

Print Editor

Maddie, FCLC ’23, is a New Media & Digital Design major and Visual Arts minor from Happy Valley, Oregon. Apart from FURJ, she is the layout editor at The Observer. Maddie enjoys drawing, practicing guitar and playing Stardew Valley with her sisters.

Ava Brimley

News Editor

Ava is a Philosophy and Spanish double major at Rose Hill. She is from Phoenix, Arizona, and she loves reading, writing, and yoga. Outside of FURJ, she can be found working in the Office for Student Involvement or studying for the LSAT.

Caroline Palermo

News Editor

Caroline is a sophomore at Rose Hill who is choosing to major in psychology (and possibly English). She is passionate about her work as a writer and is in the midst of writing her own children’s book that is inspired by her love for her two nieces. Outside of FURJ, Caroline is a Research Assistant for the COMPASS Lab on campus and works with the Center for Community Engaged Learning tutoring young students in the Bronx. She is passionate about mental health and hopes to highlight those issues through her work in this position. Fun Fact: she also as a soft spot for baking, going on long walks, reading Harry Potter with a hot cocoa in hand, and exploring all that New York and Fordham have to offer.

Amelia Medved

Design Editor

Amelia is a senior at Rose Hill who double majors in Environmental Studies and Visual Arts. She is passionate about ecology, community and public culture, and she spends lots of her free time in public parks, usually drawing or doing stewardship projects. On campus and outside of FURJ, find her involved with the Center for Community Engaged Learning or Fordham’s Students for Environmental Action and Justice.

Madeleine Lopane

Copy Editor

Madeleine is a senior studying Cell and Molecular Neuroscience and Anthropology. She is from Westchester, New York, and is currently conducting research for Dr. Gallo’s Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior Lab and has previously worked in a lab researching motor recovery in spinal cord injury patients. At school, she expresses her interest in brain science as co-president of the Integrative Neuroscience Student Association and participates in Orchestra. In her free time she enjoys yoga, reading, and listening to French music!

Grace Hickman

Peer Review Editor

Grace Hickman is a Fordham College Rose Hill senior majoring in Psychology with a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Grace is involved in Dr. Barry Rosenfeld’s forensic psychology lab and is working on her first original project examining the predictive validity of violence risk tools in a diversion program population. In her free time, Grace enjoys thrifting and taking care of her fish, Chihiro, and her snails: coco and bongo. 

Jessica Tennet

Peer Review Editor

Hi! I’m Jess and I’m from Cranston, Rhode Island. I am a senior majoring in integrative neuroscience on the cell and molecular track and I currently research protein-protein interactions in Dr. Sawyer’s lab in the chemistry department. On campus, I am the treasurer of the Integrative Neuroscience Student Association (INSA) in addition to being a peer review editor here at FURJ. In my free time, I love exploring different neighborhoods in NYC, trying local restaurants, and going to museums!

Catherine Williams

Peer Review Editor

Catherine is a Sophomore from Miscou Island, Canada double majoring in History and English. Her research examines symptoms of Early Modern Colonialism such as landed-class female authority on plantations as well as literary traditions of travel writing  and commentary about Europe’s actions in the New World. In her free time, Catherine enjoys long walks, shopping, trying new restaurants, and exploring New York City.