Dean’s Student Advisory Panel (DSAP)

The Dean’s Student Advisory Panel (DSAP) is an impressive group of students with diverse personal, academic interests, and experiences. As members of the panel, students give their feedback and perspective as the College considers new initiatives. DSAP meets on the fourth Tuesday each month during the school year. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean of the College fellow Marie Guy.

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DSAP Class of 2021-2022

  • Laura Alhasnawi
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    Laura Alhasnawi

    Senior

    Studying Psychology, Spanish, and Neuroscience

    Also involved with HOSA, First in Flight, Psychology Club, and Grace Medical Home

  • J.B. Blood

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    J.B. Blood

    Senior

    Studying Business and Enterprise Management, Politics and International Affairs, and History

    Also involved with sports reporting for the Old Gold and Black

  • Landon Bradshaw
    Landon Bradshaw

    Junior

    Studying Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Schools, Education, and Society

    Also involved with Residence Life and Housing as a resident advisor, Honor and Ethics Council Member, podcast host, and Biology Center Tutor

  • Josiah Brinson
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    Josiah Brinson

    Sophomore

    Studying Physics, and Mathematics and Engineering

    Also involved with research at the WFU Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials, Society of Physics Students Organization, RUF, Intramural Tennis Team, and Chess

  • Jayden Brown
    Jayden Brown

    Junior

    Studying Sociology, Business and Society, and Entrepreneurship

    Also involved with Club Tennis Team, Black Student Alliance, Wake Forest College Democrats, Baptist Student Union, Residence Life and Housing as a resident advisor, Marketing & Advertising Club, summer internship with Big Brothers Sisters Company through the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, summer internship with the Social Justice Coalition at WFU, and the
    WFU Virtual Tutoring Program.

  • Kyle Cattin

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    Kyle Cattin

    Senior

    Studying Spanish, Environmental Science, and Philosophy

    Also involved with Campus Kitchen, Campus Garden, Office of Sustainability, Ocean and Marine Conservation Club, College Democrats, Project Pumpkin, and Wake for Winston.

  • Tal Feldman
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    Tal Feldman

    Junior

    Studying Economics, Political Science, and Computer Science

    Also involved with Honors and Ethics Council, Hillel as treasurer, Musical Empowerment, the Department of Theatre.

  • Ani Garcia-Velez
    Ani Garcia-Velez

    Sophomore

    Studying Politics and International Affairs, Economics, and French

    Also involved with Stamps Scholars, Leadership and Character Scholars, and a tutor with the Office of Civic and Community Engagement

  • Daniela Gonzalez
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    Daniela Gonzalez

    Senior

    Studying Biology, Chemistry, and Studio Art

    Also involved with Residence Life and Housing as a resident advisor, tutoring, translator with Community Care Center, Mi Casa, Research in Cancer Biology, and STEM Inclusion

  • Jacob Graff
    Jacob Graff

    Sophomore

    Studying Political Science and Communications

    Also involved with Senator in SGA, Phi Alpha Delta, and CHARGE

  • Dastan Haghnazari
    Dastan Haghnazari
    Dastan Haghnazari

    Junior

    Studying Health and Exercise Science, Neuroscience, Chemistry, and Biology

    Also involved with the Theta Chi Fraternity, the American Chemical Society, Hit the Bricks Co-chair, and a volunteer at Wake Forest Baptist.

  • Katy Hall

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    Katy Hall

    Senior

    DSAP Historian

    Studying Politics and International Affairs, French, and Global Trade and Commerce

    Also involved with Ambassadors in Admissions, Student Advising, Hydrating Humanitate Club, and Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority.

  • Alice Hauser
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    Alice Hauser

    Junior

    Studying History, Piano Performance, Philosophy, and Global Trade and Commerce Studies Minor

    Also involved with Club Ultimate Frisbee as co-president, Advisory Committee to the Provost, Delta Zeta Sorority, and Braswell Philosophy Society.

  • Minato Hiraoka
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    Minato Hiraoka

    Junior

    Studying Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

    Also involved as a Tutor at the Math and Stats Center, Teaching Assistant (Department of Math and Statistics), ZSR Library Assistant, CURM Research Group, Applied Math Research Group, Exam Proctor for the Eiken Foundation of Japan, tutor in college-level math, stats, and high school level science, SAT/ACT Prep

  • Suchi Jain

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    Suchi Jain

    Senior

    Studying Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Mathematics

    Also involved with South Asian Student Association, Momentum Dance Crew, Deacon Dhamaal, Alpha Phi Omega, Women’s Center L.E.A.V.E.S., and P.E.E.R.S. Network.

  • Rebekah Lassiter
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    Rebekah Lassiter

    Sophomore

    Studying Biology, Art History, and Chemistry

    Also involved with Clinical Shadowing Internship at Wake Forest Baptist Health, Hometown Ambassador through Wake Forest Admissions Office, Dash Corps, Wake Downtown Ambassadors, Skip Prosser READ Challenge Ambassador, EcoDeacs, Best Buddies, Charge Emerging Leaders, Her Campus, Wake Forest University Virtual Tutoring Program, and Social Media Chair for Survivor’s Best Friend

  • Elizabeth MacDonald
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    Elizabeth MacDonald

    Junior

    Studying Mathematical Statistics, Chinese Language and Culture, and Politics & International Affairs

    Also involved with You Can Vote as volunteer captain, Wake Forest women’s ultimate frisbee, Chinese Culture Club, Association of Women in Mathematics, Student Peer Advising, the Office of Civic and Community Engagement’s Deacs Decide, and the Office of Civic and Community Engagement’s Virtual Tutoring program.

  • Sam Moore

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    Sam Moore

    Senior

    Studying Finance

    Also involved with Dow Jones Club, Sports Analytics Club, and Indoor Intramural Soccer.

  • Gabi Overcast-Hawks
    Gabi Overcast-Hawks

    Sophomore

    Studying Sociology and Politics and International Affairs

    Also involved with Young Democrats, Campus Kitchen, Delta Delta Delta, Sincerely Yours (a letter-writing campaign to fundraise for St. Jude’s), and Hometown Ambassador for Wake Forest

  • Aine Pierre
    Aine Pierre

    Sophomore

    Studying Classical Studies, Political Science, and History

    Also involved as News Editor for the Old Gold & Black, Survivor’s Best Friend, and Concert Choir

  • Rich Pope
    Rich Pope

    Senior

    Studying Biophysics, Biochemistry, and Economics

    Also involved with Sigma Phi Fraternity, Federal Reserve Challenge Team, IFC Representative, and Biophysics Research.

  • Olivia Posey

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    Olivia Posey

    Senior

    Studying Biology and Chemistry

    Also involved with Student Union, Take the Fight, Campus Gardens, and Campus Life Advisory Committee.

  • Tiye Rahmah
    Tiye Rahmah

    Junior

    Studying Health and Exercise Science, and Health and Human Services

    Also involved with Wake Forest Cheerleading, Residence Life & Housing as a resident adviser, and works at Reynolds Gym.

  • Gracie Stanek
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    Gracie Stanek

    Junior

    Studying Business Enterprise Management and Statistics

    Also involved with Wake Forest Dance Team, Kappa Delta Sorority, Admissions as an ambassador, Wake N Shake Morale Committee, and Hit the Bricks as engagement co-chair.

  • Zhane Waye
    Zhane Waye

    Junior

    Studying Music and Neuroscience

    Also involved with Global Village, Wake Forest’s Orchestra, the Black Student Alliance, Psychology Club, and violin instruction for elementary school students.

  • Libby Welborn

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    Libby Welborn

    Senior

    Studying Engineering

    Also involved with WFU Judicial System, Kappa Delta Sorority, and Reformed University Fellowship.

Student Government Liaisons

Co-chairs of the Academic Committee of Student Government

Ava Liberty

Caroline E. Dixon

2021-2022 Meeting Minutes


DSAP Class of 2020-2021

  • J.B. Blood

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    J.B. Blood

    Junior

    Studying Business, Enterprise Management, Politics and International Affairs, and History

    Also involved with sports reporting for the Old Gold and Black.

  • Kyle Cattin

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    Kyle Cattin

    Junior

    Studying Spanish, Environmental Science, and Philosophy

    Also involved with Campus Kitchen, Campus Garden, Office of Sustainability, Ocean and Marine Conservation Club, College Democrats, Project Pumpkin, and Wake for Winston.

  • Mary Costanza
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    Mary Costanza

    Senior

    Studying Politics and International Affairs and Interdisciplinary Humanities

    Also involved with Philomathesian Society as co-founder and interim treasurer, Wake Washington Program, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Society, Winston-Salem Festival Ballet, and High Point Ballet.

  • Tal Feldman
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    Tal Feldman

    Sophomore

    Studying Economics, Political Science, and Computer Science

    Also involved with Honors and Ethics Council, Hillel as treasurer, Musical Empowerment, the Department of Theatre as a performer in “Into the Woods” and musical performances.

  • Olivia Field

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    Olivia Field

    Senior

    Studying Politics and International Affairs, English, and French

    Also involved with Old Gold & Black and Plant-Forward Dining Committee in the Office of Sustainability.

  • Dastan Haghnazari
    Dastan Haghnazari
    Dastan Haghnazari

    Sophomore

    Studying Health and Exercise Science, Neuroscience, Chemistry, and Biology

    Also involved with the Theta Chi Fraternity, the American Chemical Society, Hit the Bricks Co-chair, and a volunteer at Wake Forest Baptist.

  • Katy Hall

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    Katy Hall

    Junior

    DSAP Historian

    Studying Politics and International Affairs, French, and Global Trade and Commerce

    Also involved with Ambassadors in Admissions, Student Advising, Hydrating Humanitate Club, and Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority.

  • Alice Hauser
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    Alice Hauser

    Sophomore

    Studying History, Piano Performance, Philosophy, and Global Trade and Commerce Studies Minor

    Also involved with Club Ultimate Frisbee as co-president, Advisory Committee to the Provost, Delta Zeta Sorority, and Braswell Philosophy Society.

  • Suchi Jain

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    Suchi Jain

    Junior

    Studying Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Mathematics

    Also involved with South Asian Student Association, Momentum Dance Crew, Deacon Dhamaal, Alpha Phi Omega, Women’s Center L.E.A.V.E.S., and P.E.E.R.S. Network.

  • Elizabeth MacDonald
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    Elizabeth MacDonald

    Sophomore

    Studying Mathematical Statistics, Chinese Language and Culture, and Politics & International Affairs

    Also involved with You Can Vote as volunteer captain and summer lead civic fellow, Wake Forest women’s ultimate frisbee, Chinese Culture Club, Association of Women in Mathematics, Student Peer Advising, the Office of Civic and Community Engagement’s Deacs Decide voter engagement fellowship, and the Office of Civic and Community Engagement’s Virtual Tutoring program.

  • Mikey Mattone

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    Mikey Mattone

    Senior

    Studying Business and Enterprise Management, Design Thinking and Strategic Innovation, and Studio Art.

    Also involved with University phone line queries in Benson and Resident Adviser.

  • Sam Moore

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    Sam Moore

    Junior

    Studying Finance

    Also involved with Dow Jones Club, Sports Analytics Club, and Indoor Intramural Soccer.

  • McKinley Mueller
    McKinley Mueller

    Senior

    Studying Politics and International Affairs, and Religious Studies

    Also involved with Kappa Delta Sorority, Best Buddies, and the Theatre Department.

  • Rich Pope
    Rich Pope

    Junior

    Studying Biophysics, Biochemistry, and Economics

    Also involved with Sigma Phi Fraternity, Federal Reserve Challenge Team, IFC Representative, and Biophysics Research.

  • Olivia Posey

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    Olivia Posey

    Junior

    Studying Biology and Chemistry

    Also involved with Woofforest, the Office of Sustainability, LIT, Campus Kitchen, and HOSA.

  • Tiye Rahmah
    Tiye Rahmah

    Sophomore

    Studying Health and Exercise Science, and Health and Human Services

    Also involved with Wake Forest Cheerleading as a cheerleader, Residence Life & Housing as a resident adviser, and works at Reynolds Gym.

  • Savarni Sanka

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    Savarni Sanka

    Senior

    Studying Political Science and International Affairs, Spanish, and  Middle East and South Asia Studies

    Also involved with Hindu Students Association, Student Association for the Advancement of Refugees, Friendship Partner for a local family, Call to Conversation, Student Ambassador program, South Asian Students Association, Deacon Dhamaal, Spanish Department tutor, and Research Assistant.

  • Gracie Stanek
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    Gracie Stanek

    Sophomore

    Studying Business Enterprise Management and Statistics

    Also involved with Wake Forest Dance Team, Kappa Delta Sorority, Admissions as an ambassador, Wake N Shake Morale Committee, and Hit the Bricks as engagement co-chair.

  • Abi Udaiyar

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    Abi Udaiyar

    Senior

    Studying Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Computer Science, and Religious Studies

    Also involved with Hindu Student Association, Wake Forest Ultimate Frisbee Team, and Resident Adviser.

  • Zhane Waye
    Zhane Waye

    Sophomore

    Studying Music and Neuroscience

    Also involved with Global Village, Wake Forest’s Orchestra, the Black Student Alliance, Psychology Club, and violin instruction for elementary school students.

  • Libby Welborn

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    Libby Welborn

    Junior

    Studying Engineering

    Also involved with WFU Judicial System, Kappa Delta Sorority, and Reformed University Fellowship.

2020-2021 Meeting Minutes


DSAP Class of 2019-2020

  • Amber Adkins
    Amber Adkins

    Sophomore

    Studying Psychology and French

    Also involved with Student Government, Alpha Phi Omega, Musical Empowerment, Student Advising, and Cru Student Ministry.

  • Jack Beyrer

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    Jack Beyrer

    Junior

    Studying History, German, and Politics

    Also involved with Wake Forest Review, Sigma Pi Fraternity, Wake For Warriors, College Republicans, President’s Commission on Race, Equity, and community, Dean of Campus Life Advisory Committee, Old Gold & Black, Call to Conversation, and (formerly) Student Government.

  • J.B. Blood

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    J.B. Blood

    Sophomore

    Studying Business, Enterprise Management, Politics and International Affairs, and History.

    Also involved with sports reporting for the Old Gold and Black.

  • Sunny Calhoun

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    Sunny Calhoun

    Senior

    Studying Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and English

    Also involved with Magnolia Scholars, First in the Forest, ZSR Library Reference Desk, Spectrum Gay-Straight-Student-Alliance, LGBTQ Center Change Agent program, and (formerly) Pride House REC.

  • Kyle Cattin

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    Kyle Cattin

    Sophomore

    Studying Spanish, Environmental Science, and Philosophy

    Also involved with Campus Kitchen, Campus Garden, Office of Sustainability, Ocean and Marine Conservation Club, College Democrats, Project Pumpkin, and Wake for Winston.

  • Riyan Deria

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    Riyan Deria

    Junior

    Studying Psychology and Bioethics

    Also involved with Minority Association of Pre-Health Students, Student-Athlete Services, Student Budget Advisory Committee, Black Student Alliance, and BRANCHES.

  • Olivia Field

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    Olivia Field

    Junior

    Studying Politics and International Affairs, English, and French

    Also involved with Old Gold & Black and Plant-Forward Dining Committee in the Office of Sustainability.

  • Katy Hall

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    Katy Hall

    Sophomore

    Studying Politics and International Affairs, French, and Global Trade and Commerce

    Also involved with Ambassadors in Admissions, Student Advising, Hydrating Humanitate Club, and Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority.

  • Ammar Idris

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    Ammar Idris

    Senior

    Studying Biology and Neuroscience

    Also involved with the Student Association for the Advancement of Refugees (SAFAR), Muslim Students Association, Resident Adviser, and Intercultural Center.

  • Suchi Jain

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    Suchi Jain

    Sophomore

    Studying Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Mathematics

    Also involved with South Asian Student Association, Momentum Dance Crew, Deacon Dhamaal, Alpha Phi Omega, Women’s Center L.E.A.V.E.S., and P.E.E.R.S. Network.

  • Mikey Mattone

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    Mikey Mattone

    Junior

    Studying Business and Enterprise Management, Design Thinking and Strategic Innovation, and Studio Art.

    Also involved with University phone line queries in Benson and Resident Adviser.

  • Sam Moore

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    Sam Moore

    Sophomore

    Studying Finance

    Also involved with Dow Jones Club, Sports Analytics Club, and Indoor Intramural Soccer.

  • McKinley Mueller
    McKinley Mueller

    Junior

    Studying Politics and International Affairs, and Religious Studies

    Also involved with Kappa Delta Sorority, Best Buddies, and the Theatre Department.

  • Carla Pena-Vega
    Carla Pena-Vega

    Senior

    Studying Politics and International Affairs, and Spanish

    Also involved with Dash Corps, Alpha Delta Pi, and ZSR Library.

  • Rich Pope
    Rich Pope

    Sophomore

    Studying Biophysics, Biochemistry, and Economics

    Also involved with Sigma Phi Fraternity, Federal Reserve Challenge Team, IFC Representative, and Biophysics Research.

  • Olivia Posey

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    Olivia Posey

    Sophomore

    Studying Biology and Chemistry

    Also involved with Woofforest, the Office of Sustainability, LIT, Campus Kitchen, and HOSA.

  • Savarni Sanka
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    Savarni Sanka

    Junior

    Studying Political Science and International Affairs, Spanish, and  Middle East and South Asia Studies

    Also involved with Hindu Students Association, Student Association for the Advancement of Refugees, Friendship Partner for a local family, Call to Conversation, Student Ambassador program, South Asian Students Association, Deacon Dhamaal, Spanish Department tutor, and Research Assistant.

  • Yassmin Shaltout

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    Yassmin Shaltout

    Senior

    Studying Anthropology and Biology

    Also involved with OCCE’s Dash Corps, Resident Advisor, President’s Aide, Art Therapy & Wellness Research through Baptist Hospital Pediatrics, and Muslim Students Association.

  • Abi Udaiyar

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    Abi Udaiyar

    Junior

    Studying Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Computer Science, and Religious Studies

    Also involved with Hindu Student Association, Wake Forest Ultimate Frisbee Team, and Resident Adviser.

  • Libby Welborn

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    Libby Welborn

    Sophomore

    Studying Engineering

    Also involved with WFU Judicial System, Kappa Delta Sorority, and Reformed University Fellowship.