BA - Philosophy
Eliana Peck is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, pursuing a B.A. in Philosophy and a minor in Law and Society. In 2014, Eliana studied abroad at the Freie Universität in Berlin, where she took courses in German philosophy and language. During her time at AU, Eliana has worked as a teacher’s assistant in the Department of Philosophy and interned at The Axelrod Firm and The Arc’s National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability. Eliana is the Vice President of the American University Mock Trial Team, of which she has been an enthusiastic member since 2012. Eliana is also a peer advisor in the Career Center, where she helps other students with resumes and cover letters to better prepare them for the competitive DC job market. In 2014, Eliana received a research grant for an ethical argument against the “normalizing” surgeries preformed on babies born with Differences of Sex Development (formerly called intersex). Eliana will expand upon that work for her senior thesis. In addition to applied ethics and advocacy, Eliana is interested in the ethics of punishment, which she studies through her law and justice coursework. Upon graduation, Eliana will pursue graduate work in Philosophy and a career in higher education.
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