UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

University Officers

The Regents of the University of California

Regents Ex Officio

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Governor of California
President of the Board of Regents

Abel Maldonado
Lieutenant Governor of California

John Pérez
Speaker of the Assembly

Jack O’Connell
State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Ronald W. Stovitz
President of the Alumni Associations of the University of California

Yolanda Nunn Gorman
Vice President of the Alumni Associations of the University of California

Mark G. Yudof
President of the University

Appointed Regents

Jesse Cheng, Student
Richard C. Blum
William De La Peña
Russell S. Gould
Eddie Island
Odessa Johnson
George Kieffer
Sherry L. Lansing
Monica Lozano
Hadi Makarechian
George M. Marcus
Norman J. Pattiz
Bonnie Reiss
Fred Ruiz
Leslie Tang Schilling
Bruce D. Varner
Paul D. Wachter
Charlene Zettel


Jesse Cheng
Rex Hime
Darek DeFreece

Faculty Representatives to the Board of Regents

Harry Powell
Dan Simmons

Staff Advisors to the Board of Regents

Edward L. Abeyta
Juliann Martinez

Appointed Officers of The Regents

Charles F. Robinson, General Counsel and Vice President—Legal Affairs
Sheryl Vacca, Senior Vice President—Chief Compliance and Audit Officer
Diane M. Griffiths, Secretary and Chief of Staff to the Regents
Marie N. Berggren, Acting Treasurer of the Regents

Office of the President

Mark G. Yudof
President of the University

Lawrence Pitts
Provost and Executive Vice President—Academic Affairs

Bruce B. Darling
Executive Vice President

Nathan Brostrom
Executive Vice President—Business Operations

Peter J. Taylor
Executive Vice President—Chief Financial Officer

Sheryl Vacca
Senior Vice President—Chief Compliance and Audit Officer

Steven V.W. Beckwith
Vice President—Research and Graduate Studies

Marie N. Berggren
Vice President—Investments and Chief Investments Officer and Acting Treasurer of the Regents

Anne Broome
Vice President—Financial Management

Daniel M. Dooley
Vice President—Agriculture and Natural Resources and Senior Vice President—External Relations

Dwaine B. Duckett
Vice President—Human Resources

Patrick J. Lenz
Vice President—Budget and Capital Resources

Charles F. Robinson
Vice President—Legal Affairs and General Counsel of the Regents

Judy K. Sakaki
Vice President—Student Affairs

John D. Stobo, M.D.
Senior Vice President—Health Sciences and Services

University Chancellors

Robert J. Birgeneau
Chancellor at Berkeley

Linda P.B. Katehi
Chancellor at Davis

Michael V. Drake
Chancellor at Irvine

Gene D. Block
Chancellor at Los Angeles

Steve Kang
Chancellor at Merced

Timothy P. White
Chancellor at Riverside

Marye Anne Fox
Chancellor at San Diego

Susan Desmond-Hellman
Chancellor at San Francisco

Henry T. Yang
Chancellor at Santa Barbara

George Blumenthal
Chancellor at Santa Cruz

Administrative Officers Santa Barbara Campus

Henry T. Yang
Todd G. Lee
Assistant Chancellor—Budget and Planning
Glenn Lucas
Executive Vice Chancellor

Associate Vice Chancellor—Academic Personnel
Maria Herrera-Sobek
Associate Vice Chancellor—Diversity, Equity and Academic Policy
Thomas Putnam
Associate Vice Chancellor—Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Ronald W. Tobin
Associate Vice Chancellor—Academic Programs
Jody Kaufman
Executive Director—Academic Affairs
Vice Chancellor—Administrative Services
Marc Fisher
Senior Associate Vice Chancellor–– Administrative Services and Campus Architect
Ron Cortez
Associate Vice Chancellor––Administrative Services
Vice Chancellor—Institutional Advancement
Paul Desruisseaux
Associate Vice Chancellor—Public Affairs
Gary Greinke
Associate Vice Chancellor—Development
George Thurlow
Assistant Vice Chancellor—Alumni Affairs
Michael S. Witherell
Vice Chancellor—Research
Karen Hanson
Assistant Vice Chancellor—Research
Michael D. Young
Vice Chancellor—Student Affairs
Yonie Harris
Dean of Students, Wellness Services and Community Activities
Debbie Fleming
Senior Associate Dean, Student Life
Mary Jacob
Senior Associate Dean, Student Academic Support Services
Chris Van Gieson
Senior Associate Dean, Enrollment Services

College of Letters and Science

David Marshall, Executive Dean, College of Letters and Science, and Dean, Humanities and Fine Arts

Carol Genetti
Associate Dean, Humanities and Fine Arts

W. Randall Garr
Associate Dean, Humanities and Fine Arts

Melvin Oliver
Dean, Social Sciences

Leila Rupp
Associate Dean, Social Sciences

Beth Schneider
Associate Dean, Social Sciences

Pierre Wiltzius
Dean, Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences

Bruce Luyendyk
Associate Dean, Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences

Mary Nisbet
Acting Dean, Undergraduate Education

John Park
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education

Allan Stewart-Oaten
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies

College of Creative Studies

Bruce Tiffney, Dean
    Harry Reese, Associate Dean

College of Engineering

Larry A. Coldren, Acting Dean

Glenn E. Beltz
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies
Frank Doyle
Associate Dean, Research
Behrooz Parhami
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Terri Coleman
Assistant Dean, Student Services
Chris LaVino
Assistant Dean, Building & Space Management
Juli Pippin
Assistant Dean, Administration

Bren School of Environmental Science and Management

Steven Gaines, Dean

Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

Jane Close Conoley, Dean

Academic Preparation

Claudia Martinez, Director

Equal Opportunity & Sexual Harassment/Title IX Compliance

Ricardo Alcaino, Director

Graduate Division

Gale Morrison, Dean

Office of Admissions

Christine Van Gieson, Director

Office of the Registrar

Virginia K. Johns, Registrar

Office of Student Life

Yonie Harris, Dean of Students

Summer Sessions

Vacant, Dean

UCSB Libraries

Sheri DeDecker, Acting Co-Librarian
Lucia Snowhill, Acting Co-Librarian

University Extended Learning Services

Michael Brown, Acting Dean

University Office of Education Abroad Program

Juan Campo, Acting Director

California Research Center

California NanoSystems Institute
David Awschalom, Acting Scientific Director
Fred Wudl, Acting Associate Director

Center for Nanoscience Innovation for Defense (CNID)
David D. Awschalom, Director

Center for Polymers and Organic Solids
Guillermo Bazan, Director

National Centers

Center for Nanotechnology in Society
Barbara Herr Harthorn, Director

Center for Nanotechnology for Treatment, Understanding and Monitoring of Cancer
Patrick Daugherty, Director

Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies
Frank Doyle, Director
Scott Grafton, Associate Director

International Center for Materials Research
Nicola Spaldin, Director

Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
David J. Gross, Director

Materials Research Laboratory
Craig Hawker, Director
Ram Seshadri, Associate Director

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network
Mark Rodwell, Director

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
Ed McCauley, Director

Pacific-Southwest Regional Center of Excellence (RCE) for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Disease Research
Alan Barbour (UCI), Director
David Low, Project Leader

Southern California Earthquake Center
Thomas H. Jordan (USC), Director

UC Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology
Arturo Keller, Director

Organized Research Units

Chicano Studies Institute
Carl Gutierrez-Jones, Director

Institute for Computational Earth System Science
David Siegel, Director

Institute for Crustal Studies
Douglas W. Burbank, Director

Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research
Sarah Fenstermaker, Director

Institute for Terahertz Science and Technology
Mark Sherwin, Director

Marine Science Institute
Mark Brzezinski, Interim Director

Neuroscience Research Institute
Stuart Feinstein, Co-Director
Kenneth Kosik, Co-Director

Multicampus Research

Intercampus Research Program on Mexican Literary and Cultural Studies (UC Mexicanistas)
Sara Poot-Hererra, Director

Italian Studies
Jon Snyder, Director

Japanese Arts and Globalization
Miriam Wattles, Director

Subaltern-Popular Workshop Multicampus Research Group
Swati Chattopadhyay, Director

Transliteracies Project
Alan Liu, Director

UC African Studies Multicampus Research Group
Peter Bloom, Co-Director
Stephan Miescher, Co-Director

UC Institute for Research in the Arts (UCIRA)
Kim Yasuda, Co-Director
Marko Peljhan, Co-Director
Holly Unruh, Associate Director

Affiliated Units

American Cultures and Global Contexts
Carl Gutierrez-Jones, Director

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Leslie Wilson, Director

Brain Imaging Center
Scott Grafton, Director

Carsey-Wolf Center for Film, Television, and New Media
Constance Penley, Co-Director
Ron Rice, Co-Director

Center for Advanced Nitride Electronics
Umesh Mishra, Director

Center for Bio-Image Informatics
B. S. Manjunath, Director

Center for Black Studies Research
Clyde Woods, Acting Director

Center for Cold War Studies
Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Director

Center for Collaborative Engineering Research and Education
Frank Zok, Acting Director

Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation
Mustafa Khammash, Director

Center for Creativity and Innovation
Christopher Newfield, Director

Center for Education Research on Literacy and Inquiry in Networking Communities
Judith Green, Director

Center for Educational Change in Mathematics and Science
Julian Weissglass, Director

Center for Energy Efficient Materials
John Bowers, Director

Center for Evolutionary Psychology
Leda Cosmides, Co-Director
John Tooby, Co-Director

Center for Information Technology and Society
Andrew Flanagin, Director

Center for Research in Latina/o Health
Laura Romo, Director

Center for Middle East Studies
Dwight Reynolds, Director

Center for Multifunctional Materials and Structures
Frank Zok, Acting Director

Center for New Racial Studies
Howard Winant, Director

Center for Complex and Nonlinear Science
Bjorn Birnir, Director

Center for Portuguese Studies
Joao Camilo-dos-Santos, Director

Center for Research in Electronic Art Technology
JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, Director

Center for Research in Financial Mathematics and Statistics
Jean-Pierre Foque, Director

Center for Research on Women and Social Justice
Eileen Boris, Director

Center for Risk Studies and Safety
Theo Theofanous, Director

Center for School-Based Youth Development
Michael Furlong, Director

Center for Spatial Studies
Michael Goodchild, Director

Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science
Michael Goodchild, Co-Director
Richard Appelbaum, Co-Director

Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music
Derek Katz, Co-Director
Eric Prieto, Co-Director

Center for the Advanced Studies of Individual Differences
Michael Gerber, Director

Center for the Study of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Aging
Joel Rothman, Director

Center for the Study of Macular Degeneration
Don Anderson, Director

Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy
Nelson Lichtenstein, Director

Center for Taiwan Studies
Kuo-ch’ing Tu, Director

Center on Police Practices and Community
Howard Giles, Director

Coastal Research Center
Russell Schmitt, Director

Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture
Yunte Huang, Director

Early Modern Center
Patricia Fumerton, Director

East Asia Center
Sabine Frühstück, Director

Ecoinformatics Center

Gevirtz Research Center
Jane Close Conoley, Director

Health Data Research Facility
Ronald Williams

Institute for Energy Efficiency
John Bowers, Director

Institute for Multiscale Materials Studies
Vacant, Director

Interdisciplinary Center for Wide Band-Gap Semiconductors
James Speck, Director

Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
Ann Bermingham, Acting Director
Emily Zinn, Associate Director

Koegel Autism Center
Robert Koegel, Director
Lynn Kern Koegel, Clinical Director

Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance
Finn Kydland, Director

Larry Hillblom Center for Neurodegenerative Research
Ken Kosik, Director

Marine Biotechnology Center
Daniel Morse, Director

MesoAmerican Research Center
Anabel Ford, Director

Michael D. Palm Center
Aaron Belkin, Director

Microcosms: Objects of Knowledge
Mark Meadow, Co-Director
Bruce Robertson, Co-Director

Mitsubishi Chemical Center for Advanced Materials
Glenn Fredrickson, Director

National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Keith Clarke

Ocean and Coastal Policy Center
Michael McGinnis, Deputy Director

Ocean Physics Laboratory
Tommy Dickey

Optoelectronics Technology Center
Larry Coldren, Director

Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies
Mark Juergensmeyer, Director

Research Center for Virtual Environments and Behavior
James Blascovich, Co-Director
Andrew Beall, Co-Director

SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind
Michael Gazzaniga, Director

Solid State Lighting and Energy Center
Shuji Nakamura, Co-Director
Steven DenBaars, Co-Director

Social Science Survey Center/Benton Survey Research Laboratory
John Mohr, Director

Transcriptions Project: The Cultures of Information
Alan Liu, Director

UCSB Center for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering
Dennis Clegg, Co-Director
H. Tom Soh, Co-Director
James Thomson, Co-Director

Vernon & Mary Cheadle Center for Biodiversity & Ecological Restoration
Jennifer Thorsch, Executive Director

Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life
Wade Clark Roof, Director

Natural Reserve System

Natural Reserve System
William W. Murdoch, Director
Susan L. Swarbrick, Associate Director

Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve
Andrew J. Brooks, Reserve Director
William Rice, Faculty Advisor

Coal Oil Point Reserve
Cristina Sandoval, Reserve Director   
Carla D’ Antonio, Faculty Advisor

Kenneth S. Norris Rancho Marino Reserve
Don Canestro, Reserve Director   
Steve Gaines, Faculty Advisor

Santa Cruz Island Reserve
Lyndal Laughrin, Reserve Director
Sally J. Holbrook, Faculty Advisor

Sedgwick Reserve
Kate McCurdy, Reserve Director
Joshua Schimel, Faculty Advisor

Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve (includes Valentine Camp and Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory)
Daniel R. Dawson, Reserve Director
John M. Melack, Faculty Advisor