Cynthia Hadler – Fall President
Cynthia is a junior majoring in economics, the science that is far from dismal. Born and raised in Allendale NJ, a conservative, New York City suburb, she enjoys debating Republicans until they turn blue (in the face or otherwise). She is particularly interested in women’s issues and fiscal policy spending. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching every sitcom on television, and thinking about going to the gym someday.
Emma Cook – Spring President
Emma is junior political science and sociology major, raised by teachers in Connecticut (if her political affiliation wasn’t already clear). Besides Dems, she is involved with Thread and a few other initiatives in Baltimore City schools. She is passionate about education issues, remedying economic inequality, and equity in all spaces. In her free time she enjoys running, drinking coffee, and watching crime shows. She is currently abroad in Brazil, South Africa, and India, but she can’t wait to be back in Baltimore!
Aaron Pultman – Vice President
Aaron is a sophomore majoring in International Studies and dislikes when people ask what you do with that major. He hails from Teaneck, NJ a town whose notable residents include Communications Chair Carli Heiman. He believes strongly in stricter gun control and a tough but reasonable foreign policy. Aaron resents the negative stereotypes people have about New Jersey and in his free time he enjoys watching baseball and getting humiliated on the squash court.
Ben Stern – Treasurer
Ben Stern is a Junior majoring in Earth and Planetary Science and GECS. He has been a member of the Hopkins College Democrats since freshman year and appreciates having a place to debate and discuss ideas.
Carli Heiman – Fall Communications Chair
Carli is a senior double major in Cognitive Science and Psychology and minoring in the very related field of Photography. Born and raised in Teaneck, NJ, the first US town to voluntarily desegregate public schools, she grew up knowing equal opportunity is a right, and continues to believe strongly in and fight for that ideal today. She is a research assistant at the Kennedy Krieger Center for Autism and Related Disorders, and her hobbies include binge-watching Netflix, yelling at any screen which shows Donald Trump, and watching Rachel Maddow before bed.
Molly Brambil – Spring Communications Chair
Molly is a junior majoring in international studies and sociology from Huntington, New York. At Hopkins, she is involved in Jail Tutorial, WJHU, and Blue Key Society. She is passionate about women’s issues, immigration reform, and economic inequality. She is currently studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but looks forward to returning to Baltimore in the spring!
Lucy Eills – Programming Chair
Lucy is a sophomore Writing Seminars and Cognitive Science double major. From New Hampshire, her interest and engagement with politics, policy, and elections was cemented from an early age. Lucy is particularly interested in the the intersection of the arts and science, and believes strongly that arts programs should be a cornerstone of all public education. In her free time, she likes to be outside hiking, biking, and working to start a club badminton team.
Sophie Mirviss – Campaigns Chair
Sophie is a junior majoring in International Studies and minoring in Economics. She was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which was voted the 2nd most liberal state in the U.S. by The Hill and has elected the first Muslim to the U.S. Congress (Keith Ellison). She is very passionate about the environment, foreign policy, and a wide variety of social issues. In her free time, Sophie works in the International Studies office, teaches at a Sunday school, and participates in Model United Nations. She also loves the farmers market, Game of Thrones (the books), and watching The West Wing.