Peer Academic Assistant

Our Peer Academic Assistants are current upper level undergraduate Economics majors. They play a vital role in assisting with advising to our undergraduate students.  You may also meet with one of them during their open walk in hours!  They are highly trained and very knowledgeable students who all have a variety of experiences in student groups, studying abroad, internships, and leadership opportunities.

Drop In Advising Hours:

Monday: 10am – 4pm 

Tuesday: 10am – 3:45pm

Wednesday: 10am – 4pm

Thursday: 10pm – 4pm

Friday: 10am – 1pm



Contact Information:

Phone: (860)-486-3022



Annelise Montuori


Major(s): Finance and Economics Dual Degree
Annelise started as a Business Finance major and added ECON as a dual degree. If you are interested in doing a dual degree with ECON and a Business major, contact her!
Class Standing: Senior
Involvement at UConn: Former Member and Floor Mentor of the Business Connections Learning Community (BCLC), BCLC Abroad trip to Germany in May 2022, Target and University of Mannheim case competitions
What I Love Most about Economics: I love how economics correlates with business, explains decision making and optimization, and gives a better understanding of how the world works.
Fun Fact About Me: I've traveled to 13 states and 4 countries.
Drop-In Hours:
Mon: 1-4pm
Tues: 10am-12:15pm
Weds: 1-4pm
Thurs: 10am-12:15pm
Fri: 10am-1pm

Amanda Rodrigues


Major(s): ECON and SOCI Double Major
Amanda is doing a double major in CLAS with ECON and SOCI. If you are interested in doing a double major in CLAS, contact her!
Class Standing: Senior
Involvement at UConn: Co-Editor in Chief of The Mirror Undergraduate Sociology Journal, Writer at Nutmeg Publishing, passionate Intramural Basketball teammate
What I Love Most about Economics: How it can be applied to understand social issues and inform the creation of effective policies to address them
Fun Fact About Me: My least favorite candy are Smarties.
Drop-In Hours:
Mon: 10am-1pm
Tues: 12:15-3:45pm
Wed: 10am-1pm
Thurs: 12:15-4pm