Peer Research Ambassadors

Meet the OURI Peer Research Ambassadors

Peer Research Ambassadors are Rice students who have engaged in research, design, and creative work during their undergraduate careers and want to help other students get involved. Ambassadors host office hours and attend OURI workshops and events in order to share information specific to their academic schools. They also serve as an advisory board, providing feedback to OURI staff on how to improve outreach efforts.

Office Hours for Peer Research Ambassadors:

Office Hours for Fall 2021 (rotating schedule):

  • Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (09/22, 10/13, 11/03)
  • Thursdays 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. (09/30, 10/21, 11/11, 12/02)
  • Fridays 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. (10/08, 10/29, 11/19)

If you are interested in meeting with a PRA outside of their office hours, complete the request form.

Advice from past Peer Research Ambassadors:

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Jay Bethea

History, Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations, Classical Studies, & Business (Minor)

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Katherine Chen


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Aman Eujayl

Mechanical Engineering

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Eli Mendoza


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Aditi Patel

Biochemistry & Cell Biology

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Anika Sonig

Cognitive Science

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Nyla Vela

Ambassador Student Director

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Lily Wieland

Philosophy & Medical Humanities