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Peer Advisors

Peer advisors are History undergraduates who volunteer to help their fellow students with requirements of the department as well as other university resources.

Ben Gardner-Gill

Ben is a senior majoring in History with a concentration in Europe since 1700 on the General History track. He focuses his studies, and senior thesis, on postwar Central and Eastern Europe, and is additionally interested in a broad range of subjects including, but not limited to, populism, nationalism, identity in politics, language policy, Nikita Khrushchev’s love of corn, oral history, and historiography. Outside of class, Ben loves teaching and facilitatinglearning, including as an Academic Theme Associate in Crothers Memorial Hall and as a past and present conference organizer for two student groups, the Society for International Affairs at Stanford (SIAS), and the Stanford International Security Undergraduate Network (SISUN).

Berber Jin

Berber Jin is a junior history and economics major from New York. He is interested development theory, intellectual history, and postwar decolonization. On campus, he writes for the Stanford Review and can be found circling between CoHo, Coupa, and Philz downtown. Come chat with him about campus politics, tennis, or wacky blogs to fill up your free time!

David Mollenkamp

David Mollenkamp is a rising senior studying History with a focus on European and Global History. When he's not reading books, he's playing sports, watching sports, or doing something else related to sports.

Emily Shah

Emily Shah is a senior majoring in history and math. She is interested in international and legal history, and media and journalism. She’s enjoyed exploring digital humanities, and is excited to write her thesis about the American coverage of the 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests. On campus, she’s involved with AMENDS, works at the Bridge, and is up for coffee, tea, dish hikes, etc. whenever - so come say hi!

Lena Zlock

Lena is a senior double-majoring in History and French, with a focus on the 18th-century Age of Enlightenment and Revolution. She is the principal investigator of the Voltaire Library Project, and can usually be found doing data entry at all hours of the night. Lena welcomes inquiries on the history major, digital humanities, honors theses, and funding opportunities for undergraduates.