ECLC Members (Spring 2014)

Shota Adamia ’151167360_10151540471436945_255058150_o

Shota Adamia is a junior with majors in Sociology and Economics and a minor in Classical Studies. His main interests are Nationalism, Religion, International Relations and Human Rights Protection. He has been the recipient of the Karpf and Hahn Peace Prize through the Peace and Coexistence Studies Program at Brandeis, which he used in order to conduct research and arrange a photo exhibition regarding The Troubles of Northern Ireland. Shota is thrilled to work with other ECLC members on raising awareness on the current pressing issues addressing which is crucial for developing empathy and collaboration between students, as well other members of the Brandeis Community and providing them with resources for academic and personal enrichment, with the goals of fighting injustice and oppression and developing intercultural dialogue.

Amelia Katan’15
Amelia Katan
Amelia Katan is an International and Global Studies and Politics major and a Legal Studies minor. She recently returned from a semester in The Netherlands on the Brandeis in the Hague program where she studied international criminal law. In addition to taking courses at Leiden University she also interned at the International Criminal Court in the Department of Public Information and Documentation. During her time at the ICC Amelia developed guidelines for the production of podcasts to promote awareness and understanding of The Court. Amelia is also a proud member and captain of the Brandeis Debate Team where she has competed internationally in Oxford, Paris, and Edinburgh. In addition to public speaking Amelia is also addicted to backpacking and has traveled to India, Morocco and throughout Europe. Amelia is excited to work with the Ethics Center to further encourage Brandeis students’ commitment to social justice and to promote healthy debate.

Talia Lepson ’16298545_10200348325042980_1095492210_n
Talia Lepson is a sophomore planning on majoring in Politics and minoring in Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Studies. A political junkie and avid MSNBC viewer, Talia joined the ECLC in an effort to foster open political dialogue and understanding on Brandeis’ campus, especially surrounding the ethical dilemmas chosen by the Ethics Center. During her midyear semester Talia interned in the White House Liaison Office in the U.S. Department of Education. At the Department, she organized the entire interviewing process for the Executive Director position for the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans, an initiative created by President Obama through an Executive Order in July of 2012. Talia is the political coordinator of J Street U Brandeis, a pro-Israel/ pro-peace organization that strives to galvanize Brandeis students in supporting a two-state solution among Israelis and Palestinians. She also served on the Advocacy Day planning committee for the 2013 J Street national conference in Washington, DC. Talia is incredibly excited to work with the other ECLC members and Ethics Center staff in furthering Brandeis students’ involvement in the Ethics Center!


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