Meet the Board

Current Temple University MAP Board Members

Graduate Student Representatives

Meryl Lumba 

Meryl is a third-year PhD candidate studying the connections between social/political thought and aesthetics, with interest in feminism and decolonial thought. She has years of experience working with nonprofits, specifically the LGBTQIA+ community and children with disabilities. She is excited about the opportunity to support fellow minority philosophers and to build community through this organization. In her spare time, she enjoys writing, traveling, and drinking too much coffee.

Raciel Cuevas

Raciel is a PhD student interested in aesthetics, philosophy of art, metaphysics, and the history of philosophy.

Daniel Remer

Daniel is a student in the dual master’s program in Urban Bioethics and Philosophy, with interests in organ transplant ethics, medical decision-making, queer bioethics, and the intersection of race and gender in healthcare disparities.

Manasa Gopakumar

Manasa is a PhD student interested in hermeneutics, feminism, and decolonial thought. She is also pursuing a graduate certificate in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Temple.

Previous MAP Board Members

Kate Brelje (graduate)

Kara Bowen (undergraduate)

Michaela Robalino Teran (undergraduate)