Peer Advisor Bios

Charlotte Faust

Literature (Transcultural Studies) and International Studies, 2021

Charlotte Faust is a senior Literature (Transcultural Studies) and International Studies major and French minor from Ellicott City, Maryland. She is interested in studying the formulation of identity constructions across both of her majors. Aside from working as a Peer Advisor, Charlotte is also President of Sisterhood for International Engagement professional foreign service sorority, a TA in the Literature Department, a member of the Literature Outreach Committee, and a member of AmLit. She loves wintertime, good books, cozy sweaters, Keira Knightley movies, long walks, and great friends. 

Megan McCarthy

Sociology, 2021

Megan McCarthy is a Junior from Connecticut majoring in Sociology. She is interested in researching global gender and wealth inequalities and hopes to work in academia post-graduation. She has worked with organizations to prevent sexual assault on college campuses and worked in student government. With her free time, Megan likes to try different workout classes, go to brunch and watch true crime documentaries. 


Megan Burns

Economics, 2022

Megan Burns is a junior studying Economics with a double minor in Spanish and Sustainability. She is from Southern Maryland, about an hour and a half outside of DC. After graduation, Megan is hoping to pursue a career either in translation or in sustainability research. In addition to being a Peer Advisor, Megan serves as the Team Lead for the Re-Volv Solar Ambassadors program with AU that works through a fellowship with non-profit Re-Volv to educate the community about solar energy and provide affordable solar installation options to other non-profit organizations. Megan is also a part of campus ministry with AUCatholic where she currently serves as Vice President of Outreach. Megan enjoys spending her free time watching hockey games, going to concerts (in pre-COVID times) and doing trivia!