Ipshita joined the STS team in May 2017. She has a strong background in student services, having worked with graduates, undergraduates and the post doc population. Her prior jobs were at the department of Psychology, the Program in International Relations, and the Slavic department. She is an active member of the Stanford community and serves as a panelist in the Stanford Judicial Affairs Hearing committee. Ipshita is also a Pre-major advisor for the VPUE. She finds student interactions the most rewarding part of her student services role. Ipshita enjoys traveling, reading, and playing with the pottery wheel, during her leisure time.