meet our team

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Samantha Su

Editor in Chief

Samantha Su is a junior from Houston, Texas. She is majoring in English with plans to attend medical school. She is interested in creative writing, dance, and the importance of feminism in differing cultures and societies

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Binisha Patel

Social Chair

Binisha is a junior from Lawrenceville, GA. She is a neuroscience major with a minor in medical sociology, intending to attend medical school. She believes in an intersectional feminist perspective and hopes to see more inclusivity at Duke. She hopes to build a strong and supportive network both amongst members and outside of the Muse this year.​

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Abby Kingsley

Founder, Treasurer

Abby Kingsley is a senior.

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Swetha Rajagopal

Writer

Swetha Rajagopal is a sophomore from Chandler, Arizona planning to double major in Biology and Global Health on the pre-health track. She is a self-proclaimed “professional binge watcher” and foodie. She would like to better understand the intersectionality of feminism within society and within Duke, and she hopes to do just that through the Muse!​

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Shreya Joshi

Writer

Shreya Joshi is a freshman pre-law student. An avid writer, she's learning to find her feet with various styles of communication. In her spare time, she watches too much Netflix, drinks a lot of coffee, and naps. 

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Sofia Silvosa

Writer

Sofia Silvosa is a freshman from Miami, Florida. She plans to major in Psychology and minor in Art History. She enjoys reading, watercolor painting, writing, watching movies and listening to rock music.

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Sophia Cetina

Writer

Sophia is a sophomore from Rye, New York. She enjoys early 20th century literature, poetry, and, of course, writing for The Muse.

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Editor in Chief

Danica Schwartz is a sophomore from Fort Myers, FL. She is majoring in Gender, Sexuality & Feminist studies and Sociology with plans to attend medical school. She is interested in reproductive rights and cultivating a culture of universal feminism at Duke.

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Alex Smith

Website Manager

Alex is a junior from Charlotte, NC. She is passionate about Victorian literature, American history, moderate feminism, and, of course, Duke University! She plans to attend law school.​

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Piper Boykin

Senior Editor

Piper is a sophomore from Beaufort, NC majoring in Neuroscience and English on the pre-med track. She loves the ocean and Emily Dickinson, and is passionate about improving professional support networks for low-income women considering careers in STEM.​

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Caroline Avery

Writer

Caroline Avery is a junior from Spokane, WA, majoring in Public Policy. She plans to go to law school and is passionate about social justice.​

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Hannah Duke

Writer

Hannah is a junior from Davidson, NC. She is studying physics and public policy and is passionate about piano, movie scores, dance, creative writing, and seeing more women and gender minorities leading in STEM!​

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Olivia Santos

Writer

Olivia Santos is a sophomore from Atlanta, Georgia studying Evolutionary Anthropology and Chemistry. She is passionate about women's health and girls' education and is excited to be writing about these important issues this year.

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Emma Van Bergen

Marketing Chair

Emma is a sophomore from Queens, NY studying English and Photography. She is especially interested in literacy and the development of a wide variety of media.

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Angelina Frances

Writer

Angelina Frances is a sophomore.

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Chris Poon

Writer

Chris Poon is a junior.

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Sarah Thomas

Writer, Editor

Sarah Thomas is a junior.

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Priya Rathinavelu

Writer

Priya Rathinavelu is a junior. 

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Julia Shenot

Writer

Julia Shenot is a sophomore.

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Ava Raffel

Writer

Ava Raffel is a freshman.

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Sophie Zhu

Writer

Sophie Zhu is a freshman.

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Stefanie Pousoulides

Senior Editor

Stefanie is a senior from Canton, Ohio. She is double majoring in political science and international comparative studies and completing the human rights certificate. She is passionate about intersectional feminism, LGBTQ+ rights, politics and journalism. She loves research and hopes to one day pursue a Ph.D. in political science.

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Rae Recinos

Writer

Rae Recinos is a sophomore.

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Anna Demelo

Editor

Anna Demelo is a freshman.

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Ramona Naseri

Writer

Ramona Naseri is a junior.

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Meera Gangasani

Writer

Meera Gangasani is a freshman. 

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Ruby Wang

Writer

Ruby Wang is a freshman.

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Shourya Agarwal

Writer

Shourya Agarwal is a freshman.

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Mía Miranda

Writer

Mía Miranda is a sophomore.

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Nicole Stepovich

Writer

Nicole Stephovich is a freshman.