Meet the Team


Michael Aldarondo-Jeffries (he/him/his)
Interim Director, Office of Undergraduate Research
Director, Academic Advancement Programs

Education:
B.A., History, Occidental College
M.A., Education, DePaul University

Contact: maj@ucf.edu | 407-823-1818


Aubrey Kuperman (she/her/hers)
Assistant Director

Education:
B.A., History, University of Central Florida
Ed.M., Education Policy and Management, Harvard University

Contact: aubrey.kuperman@ucf.edu | 407-823-1765


Dr. Mary Tripp

Dr. Mary Tripp (she/her/hers)
Instructional Specialist

Education:
B.A., English Education, University of Central Florida
M.A., Teaching English, Rollins College
Ph.D. Texts and Technology, University of Central Florida

Contact: mary.tripp@ucf.edu


photo of Darya Farsinejad in nature

Darya Farsinejad (she/her/hers)
Academic Program Coordinator

Education:
B.A., Communication, Auburn University at Montgomery

Contact: darya.farsinejad@ucf.edu | 407-823-1797



Melissa Gillis (she/her/hers)
Administrative Coordinator

Education:
A.A. Social Sciences, Northern Virginian Community College
B.S. Social Sciences, University of Central Florida

Contact: melissa.gillis@ucf.edu | 407-823-3172


photo of Dr. Charlotte Trinquet du Lys

Dr. Charlotte Trinquet Du Lys (she/her/hers)
Editor, UCF Undergraduate Research Journal
Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

Education:
Ph.D., University of North Caroline, Chapel Hill

Contact: urj@ucf.edu


Sarah Royer, Peer Mentor

Sarah Royer
Peer Mentor and Student Assistant

Education: Class of 2021
Major: Environmental Studies
Minor: Political Science

Contact: mentor@ucf.edu