Meet the Team

Editor in Chief

Kara Anderson is a fourth-year from Sacramento, CA majoring in sociology and concentrating in sociological research methods. Her coursework and thesis research focus particularly on using quantitative methods and data science to study stratification, law, and public policy. In the future, she plans to pursue a socio-legal research career as a JD/PhD advocating for access to justice. When she’s not studying, Kara enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, and exploring new coffee shops.

Editor in Chief

Sienna Bishop is a sophomore intending to major in psychology from Orange County, California. She is particularly interested in learning about substance abuse and mental health issues within psychology, and she appreciates the cross-disciplinary perspective sociology brings her in better understanding the human condition. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music and going to concerts, trying out new restaurants, watching movies, and exploring new coffee shops with friends.

Co-Director of Public Relations

Angelica Lee is a third-year undergraduate student studying Legal Studies and Public Policy. Her academic interests include the social impacts of science, the justice system, and racial equity. In the future, she hopes to practice criminal, environmental, or intellectual property law as an attorney. When she is not working, she loves watching CW shows like The Flash, listening to indie electronic music, and reading dystopian fiction novels.

Co-Director of Public Relations

Trisha Tan is a fourth-year student studying Sociology and Spanish at Cal. She is interested in race relations, specifically in the context of Asian American history, and the criminalization of people of color. Her favorite sociological theories include racial formation (Omi and Winant) and racialized capitalism (Du Bois). After graduating, she hopes to attend law school and pursue a career as a public defender. In addition to her love of sociology, her hobbies include dancing, writing, and trying new foods. When not in class, she splits her time between Esh 240, Zellerbach Hall, and TPTea.

Charlie Abbott is a second year student studying Sociology and Human Rights!  Charlie absolutely loves Sociology, even though he's only been exposed to the field for about a year now.  Charlie is passionate about advocating for members of the LGBTQ+ community and underrepresented communities.  Charlie hopes to pursue a legal degree one day in order to help put these passions to work!  Outside of school, Charlie loves to watch Dance Moms, go to spin classes, and search for the cheapest possible flights to give himself an excuse to travel!

Da Eun (pronounced like “Da-Oon”) is a third-year pursuing majors in Sociology (with an intended Research Methods Concentration) and Legal Studies and minors in Demography and Race & the Law. Her research interest lies at the intersection of social inequality and legal mechanisms. During her free time, Da Eun likes to exercise, try out new cooking and baking recipes, and listen to a wide genre of music.

Monica Gao is a first-year student with intended majors in Sociology and Political Science. Her academic interests include gender inequality, social theories, and international politics. Monica hopes to develop a critical perspective and to learn more about undergraduate research through her editorial position at Eleven. In the near future, Monica wants to conduct her own sociological research that hopefully will be published in Eleven!

Silvia Munoz is a third-year student studying Sociology and Spanish. Her academic interests focus on the sociology of sexual violence in the production of power within employment environments, specifically on the effects of sexual violence within environments where the majority of employees are immigrants. Once she graduates, Silvia intends to study civil rights law at law school. She can be found drawing, reading, and watching historical and political shows on television in her free time.

Sofia Lizardi is a second year Sociology major from LA. She is interested in studying the intersection of race and class, specifically as it impacts the LGBT+ community. Although Sofia intends to pursue a Master’s Degree and PhD in Sociology, her dream is to teach at the university level. In her free time, she enjoys playing rugby and doing yoga.

Subaita Rahman is a third-year student from the Bay Area studying Political Economy and Global Poverty & Practice. Her interests lie in human rights, international relations, and economic inequality, which she hopes to tackle in her future career. Outside of academics, she loves reading, trying new foods, going to concerts, and being in nature. She is thrilled to be on the Eleven editor team and appreciates the different perspectives she's learning about!

Claire Healy is a second-year sociology major with a history minor. She's interested in studying social movements and social psychology, with a general focus on the historical and institutional construction of racial inequality  Through her work at Eleven, she hopes to gain greater insight into the research process and discover new topics to inspire my own research! When she's not studying, she loves to bake delicious food, work out, and explore thrift shops.

Eli Martinez is a third-year student majoring in Sociology with a minor in Public Policy. His current research interests and projects include identifying equity gaps for formerly incarcerated and systems impacted individuals and exploring the effects of digital interventions in de-carceration. Eli is a current McNair Scholar and plans on attaining a PhD in Sociology with the end goal of being a full-time researcher and professor at an R1 institution. In his free time, Eli enjoys listening to spoken word performances, laughing with family and friends, and taking scenic drives to nowhere.

Jenna Perez is a senior transfer student studying Sociology at Cal. Her academic interests include gender and queer theory, social movements, and policing. In the future, she hopes to pursue a JD and to establish a career in service of advancing social justice. In her free time, she enjoys searching for new music, watching telenovelas, and roller skating.

Molly Jacoby is a second-year majoring in Sociology and Interdisciplinary Studies, with an emphasis on broadcast media and issues of equity and political polarization in media industries. Though she is passionate about qualitative research methods and reading sociological theory, Molly is also a sucker for a good cheesy novel or tv show. When free time presents itself, Molly loves exploring the hiking scene of the Bay Area and the Sierra Nevada's.

Salem Sulaiman is a third-year student studying Sociology and Psychology. He’s interested in using social science research methods to investigate topics like diversity, discrimination, and gender disparities in organizational contexts. He hopes to pursue these research interests in graduate school and beyond. In his free time, Salem likes to paint, go for runs, and hang out with his friends.

Alexandra Ro is a fourth-year undergraduate student at Cal studying Sociology. Her academic interests include intergroup perceptions and conflict between Asian Americans and other minority groups and the effects of identity, assimilation, and the racial hierarchy on such dynamics. She hopes to pursue a PhD in Sociology and work in academia to bring underrepresented Asian American subgroups into the literature regarding interracial politics. Outside of school, she enjoys visiting museums, baking, journaling, and dancing.
Fiona Yim is a first-year student Urban Studies major from San Francisco, California. Her academic interests include gentrification, affordable housing, and public transportation. In the future, she hopes to work in social science research or city planning to create more equitable urban environments. In her free time, Fiona enjoys watching Marvel movies, reading Jane Austen novels, and listening to Fall Out Boy.
Julia Manetta is a second-year intended Political Economy and Public Policy minor. Her interests include international and human rights law, data and technology politics, and social movements. In her free time, Julia loved to hike in the Berkeley hills with friends, go on runs, and try new food.
Kyle Achico is a third-year undergraduate student studying sociology. His academic interests include social media and its relation to society. He is interested in multimedia and loves to explore ideas through film, photography and graphic design. With Eleven, he hopes to gain real-world experience to help build the foundations of his future career. When he is not studying, he is usually cooking because he is always hungry. When he is not eating, he is usually looking for new recipes to cook or new restaurants to visit.
Megan Rich is a third-year undergraduate student at Cal studying Sociology and Legal Studies. Her academic passions include the development and continuation of the feminist movement as well as the implications the law has on society, politics, and mental health. She hopes to one day work in public policy to advocate for gender equity. In her free time, Megan enjoys going to concerts, playing with her dogs, and jogging through new places.

 

Selina Knowles (she/they) is a senior at Cal studying sociology. She joined Eleven to develop PR skills and is looking forward to getting to know the team. When Selina isn’t buried in readings for class, she can be caught crocheting and making plans to move abroad with her girlfriend.
Sofia Daniels is a fourth year undergraduate at Cal double majoring in Film & Media and Anthropology. She is fascinated with the intersection of digital media and anthropology and is passionate about digging into social and environmental justice issues through authentic and unconventional visual storytelling and collaborative ethnographic interventions. In her free time she enjoys cooking and eating lots of delicious food, listening to music, and spending time outdoors.
Wynnie Chan is a second-year undergraduate student studying Sociology. She is interested in social psychology, social networks and digital media, and understanding the world through a larger perspective. Through Eleven, she hopes to gain experience in Public Relations and learn more about sociology in a community setting. When she is not studying, Wynnie is often playing video games, listening to lo-fi music, or looking at cute raccoon photos!
Cami Uyesato is a third-year undergraduate student from Los Angeles, CA happily studying Anthropology. She is especially interested in studying cultural perspectives on palliative care, the role of storytelling in conflict resolution, and exploring the imagination as an ethnographic fieldsite. In the future, she hopes to pursue a JD/PhD in Medical Anthropology to help mediate care between patients and physicians. When she’s not working, you can find Cami reading, journaling, or spending time with her cats.
Julia Lin is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Media Studies and minoring in Asian American Studies. Although she really has no clue what she wants to do in the future, she is interested in public relations, copywriting, influencer marketing, and community outreach. Her hobbies include cooking (but not baking because she's horrible at it), dancing, reading romance webtoons, and more recently, researching perfumes she will probably never be able to afford.
Kristin Chen is a third-year undergraduate student at Cal studying Sociology with a Minor in Human Rights. Her academic interests include political sociology, gender, sexuality, and race relations. Outside of school, she enjoys visiting trendy cafes, watching the Good Place, playing her flute, and making art. When she is not in class, you can catch her playing piccolo in the Cal Band.
Nida Ahmed is a fourth-year undergraduate student majoring in Psychology and minoring Public Policy. Her academic interests include learning about how cultural orientation influences decision-making, as well as exploring interventions to promote social and emotional well-being of students. After graduation, she plans to go to grad school and eventually work towards making mental health more accessible for low-income youth and the South Asian population. In her free time, Nida enjoys reading fiction, baking, and watching crime shows and period dramas.
Oscar Camacho is currently a junior studying Sociology and is originally from Delano, CA. As a first-generation, low-income college student, he is very passionate about civic engagement, advocacy, and uplifting his community. He plans to eventually pursue a graduate degree in public policy, community development, or public health. Outside of school, he enjoys watching documentaries, reading about politics, and traveling.
Quiana Pajaro is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Media Studies. Through Eleven, she hopes to build experience and skills in public relations. She also hopes to become more familiar with the field of sociology to gain a sharper understanding of experiences of various ethnic, social, and religious groups. In her free time, she enjoys learning about other cultures, studying a new language, going on adventures, and making playlists.

Devin Balcorta is a fourth-year undergraduate at Cal studying Sociology. Their academic interests include social relationships in urban spaces, fostering education for underserved communities, and community organizing. They hope to one day become a counselor to help marginalized youth pursue higher education. Devin enjoys mixing music, playing games, graphic designing, and dancing.