Coordinators, Assistants and Interns

ASSISTANTS AND INTERNS

OPERATIONS ASSISTANTS

Maddie Hall ‘24

  • Major: Combined major in Political Studies and Organizational Studies
  • Involvements: Writing Center, Tutors for a Cause, Claremont Concert Orchestra
  • Favorite Pitzer Class: US Democracy in Comparative Perspective
  • Fun Fact: I lived and worked on an eco farm in PA last spring semester!

Nati Azmera ‘24

  • Major: Double major in Computer Science and Econ-Accounting
  • Involvements: EESA, Debate Union
  • Favorite Pitzer Class: Econ Statistics
  • Fun Fact: One of my best friends is a tree!

Niyati  Merchant ’22

  • Major: Economics/Organizational studies
  • Involvements: Asian Pacific American Coalition
  • Favorite Pitzer Class: Deconstructing Disney

Simone Paradis ‘23

  • Major: Combined major in Political Studies and Organizational Studies
  • Involvements: Writing Center, Tutors for a Cause, Claremont Concert Orchestra
  • Favorite Pitzer Class: US Democracy in Comparative Perspective
  • Fun Fact: I lived and worked on an eco farm in PA last spring semester!

DIVERSITY INTERNS

Chaiyia Taylor-Jackson ’23

  • Hometown: San Francisco, CA
  • Major: Sociology
  • Minor: Theatre
  • Involvements: Black Student Union (BSU); Singer/Songwriter, Actress
  • Favorite Pitzer Class: Introduction to feminist, gender and sexuality studies
  • Fun Fact: I love ice cream, sorbets and smoothies but my specific order varies depending on place. For example, at Coldstone, I love banana ice cream with pecans and caramel vs. Ben and Jerrys, where I love their milk and cookies ice cream!

Sergio Quechol ’23

  • Hometown: Inglewood, CA
  • Major: Latin American Studies and Gender & Women Studies
  • Involvements: Central American Student Association, Latinx Student Union, First Gen, Claremont Student Worker Alliance, Writing Center Fellow, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow
  • Favorite Pitzer Class: Gender, Radicalism & Revolution
  • Fun Fact: I am a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow!
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Dominic Arzadon ’23

  • Hometown: Honolulu, HI
  • Major: Environmental Analysis and Critical Global Studies
  • Involvements: Asian Pacific American Coalition, First Gen, Robert Redford Conservancy Fellow
  • Favorite Pitzer Class: Race, Empire, Filipinx America
  • Fun Fact: I biked around an entire island in 2 hours while abroad in South Korea!

Jocelyn Vega ’23

  • Hometown: Napa, CA
  • Major: Sociology and Chicanx Latinx Studies
  • Involvements: Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow, Latinx Student Union, First-Gen Club, CLSA Sponsor, and Encuentros
  • Favorite Pitzer Class: Sociology of Education
  • Fun Fact: My arms are double-jointed!
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Diego Villegas Ayala ’24

  • Hometown: San Francisco, CA
  • Major: Organizational Studies and Chicanx Latinx Studies
  • Involvements: Latinx Student Union, First Gen Club, Identity Board, Spanish Conversation Tutor
  • Favorite Pitzer Class: Queer Latinx Migration
  • Fun Fact: I have a two year old turtle named Bartholomew!