2022-23 Undergraduate Research Fellows

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Omera Ali is a freshman studying biological sciences with plans for a career in the healthcare field. She has lived in multiple states and in the Phoenix area for the last 8 years. She volunteers at a number of local organizations and her local mosque. 

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Simra Maheen is a freshman at Barrett, The Honors College, majoring in Psychology with a minor in Religious Studies. She is a 2022 Flinn Scholar, a prestigious merit-based scholarship. She is born and raised in Phoenix and is committed to serving the community. 

Portrait of Erik Soderlund.

Erik Soderlund is a freshman studying religious studies specializing in global affairs and politics. Erik is highly interested in research and also a member of the ASU rowing team. He comes from an international background and lived on three different continents and in four different countries. Erik has called Arizona his home since August '22.