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Amber Stanford

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Amber Stanford (C'21) is studying government and theology. Although she is originally from Maryland, the Hilltop has quickly become her second home. On campus, Amber mentors first-year students while leading ESCAPE retreats and working as a Resident Assistant in Village C West. She also plans and facilitates dialogues on identity and politics as part of GU Politics’ IdentiTEA series. Amber has also researched the roles of Black women and Black religion in the Peoples Temple (Jonestown) through the Figge Undergraduate Research Fellowship. She is fascinated by the ways in which religions and governments interact with power structures in society. In her free time, she enjoys reading, talking about Harry Potter and bragging about the greatness of Old Bay seasoning. At the Berkley Center, Amber worked as a student research assistant for Director Shaun Casey. She was also a 2020 Education and Social Justice fellow.