Graduate & Professional Student Association

GPSA Executive Board

The GPSA Executive Board would like to meet you. The e-board will have office hours directly following the Council Meetings from 1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. in the Student Union office room 306. Meeting dates are listed on the GPSA Council page.

Sharon Young

GPSA President Sharon Young began her studies at UNLV in 2007 as a MA student in the Anthropology Department, and is currently working on a PhD biomedical anthropology. Her research focuses on maternal reproduction and health, investigating the growing practice of human maternal placentophagy in evolutionary and cross-cultural context. Previously, Sharon served as the Anthropology department GPSA representative and on the GPSA Sponsorship Committee before joining the e-board.

Izaac Rowe

GPSA Vice President Izaac Rowe earned his BA in Political Science and Psychology from UNLV. Then he began pursuing his Juris Doctor at the William S. Boyd School of Law. He is expected to receive his JD in 2015. Prior to joining the GPSA, Izaac has been active in the Law School’s SBA, serving first as the class representative then as the Vice-president evening session. He has also served as the ABA Law Student Division Governor for 14th circuit, representing nine law schools from Nevada and Northern California.

Eshani Gandhi

GPSA Treasurer Eshani Gandhi was the GPSA 2012 – 2013 representative for the Department of Chemistry in the College of Sciences. She is pursuing her doctorate in Chemical Education. Prior to starting graduate school, she served in leadership positions in student government and pre-health professional organizations. She has been involved in community outreach internationally and locally. She is an advocate for higher education and student rights.

Meghan Pierce

GPSA Secretary Meghan Pierce began her studies at UNLV in 2003, where she completed a BA in psychology and a MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Currently, she is working on her PhD in Experimental Psychology with an emphasis on neuroscience. Her research examines the neuroendocrine correlates of stress, specifically markers of the HPA axis in various populations of veterans, females, and individuals with PTSD.

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