Peer Advisors are History undergraduates who help their fellow students navigate the major and minor as well as other university resources.
Yibing is a senior studying History and Computer Science. She is on the History, Philosophy, and the Arts track with particular interest in modern China and digital humanities. Her ongoing thesis analyzes Taiwanese student movements in the United States in the seventies. Please send her emails or schedule meetings to ask any questions about writing a research paper (remotely!), double majoring, and anything about the major!
Henry is a junior double majoring in history and economics from Imperial Valley, CA. He is on the History and Law Track with an interest in Latinx legal history. Outside of the history department, Henry is a Tutoring Coordinator for Ravenswood Reads and enjoys watching boxing, drinking Starbucks cold brew, and loves listening to Hamilton! Feel free to reach out to ask about the major or anything else.
Liz is a senior from Peoria, Illinois, studying gender and legal history in early America. Her honors thesis uses the society created by the Public Universal Friend to trace the formation of gender norms and practices in religious communities, separate from the traditional family structure. Outside of history, she writes for The Stanford Daily, plays piano, exists at CoHo, and collects stamps. Liz is passionate about Coffee and Donuts, so please stop by and say hi!
Ayesha is a senior majoring in the History and Law track from Washington, D.C., by way of Tokyo, Japan, and Aberdeen, Scotland. She is especially interested in the history of race, ethnicity, and nationalism, and is currently writing an honors thesis on the development of Evangelical Christianity amongst enslaved populations in 19th-century Virginia. At Stanford, she is also a member of the mock trial team, Everyday People a cappella, and Herodotus. Feel free to chat with her about all things history at Stanford, music, and travel.
Erin is a senior from San Francisco majoring in History and minoring in Biology and German Studies. She focuses on the history of the Atlantic world in the eighteenth century, with a particular interest in developments in medicine. She is currently writing her thesis on the Doctors’ Riot of 1788. When she’s not reading about history, Erin can be found climbing rocks or, more recently, the walls of her house. Please reach out to ask about the major, study abroad, or anything else!