Vasil Zlatev

Major: Psychology and Economics

The Football BarN (Winter 2009-10)

Vasil Zlatev was born and raised in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He came to the US in 2006 when he was awarded full scholarship to attend Oberlin College. Vasil is a senior who majors in Economics and Psychology with a minor in Environmental Studies. Vasil is passionate about sustainability issues and during his time at Oberlin has been involved in a number of environmental organizations. He was a member of the steering committee for the construction of a new, sustainable dorm on campus. Vasil was also invited to participate in the meetings of Oberlin’s Committee on Environmental Sustainability. He is one of the students who reestablished the Environmental Policy Implementation Group (EPIG) that holds the college accountable for its environmental policy. Vasil is part of the Dorm Energy research team that is looking on ways to promote resource conservation through monitoring technology. His other activities include: senior research assistant to Psychology professors Prof. Cindy Frantz and Prof Stephan Mayer, member of the International Student Organization, and a club soccer player. Vasil aspires to work on promoting sustainability on a local and global level. Vasil enjoys playing and watching soccer, listening to music, reading, cooking, and getting together with friends.