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University Officers

The Regents of the University of California

Regents Ex Officio

Gavin Newsom
Governor of California
President of the Board of Regents

Eleni Kounalakis
Lieutenant Governor of California

Anthony Rendon
Speaker of the Assembly

Tony Thurmond
State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Eric Mart
Co-President of the Alumni Associations of the University of California

Debby Stegura
Co-president of the Alumni Associations of the University of California

Michael V. Drake
President of the University

Appointed Regents

Abraham (Avi) Oved, Student
Richard C. Blum
William De La Peña
Gareth Elliott
Russell S. Gould
Eddie Island
George Kieffer
Sherry L. Lansing
Monica Lozano
Hadi Makarechian
Eloy Ortiz Oakley
Norman J. Pattiz
John A. Pérez
Bonnie Reiss
Fred Ruiz
Richard Sherman
Bruce D. Varner
Paul D. Wachter
Charlene Zettel


Harvey Brody, Alumni Regent-designate (Treasurer)
Cynthia So Schroeder, Alumni Regent-designate (Secretary)
Marcela Ramirez, Student Regent-designate

Faculty Representatives to the Board of Regents

Dan Hare, Chair of Academic Senate
James Chalfant, Vice Chair

Staff Advisors to the Board of Regents

Deidre Acker, Staff Advisor
LaWana Richmond, Staff Advisor-designate

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
Anne Shaw, Secretary and Chief of Staff to the Regents
Jagdeep Singh Bachher, Chief Investment Officer, Vice President of Investments

Office of the President

Michael V. Drake
President of the University

Aimée Dorr
Provost and Executive Vice President—Academic Affairs

Kimberly Budil
Vice President—Laboratory Management and AVP, Laboratory Programs (Acting)

Nathan Brostrom
Executive Vice President—Business Operations and Interim Chief Financial Officer

Sheryl Vacca
Senior Vice President—Chief Compliance and Audit Officer

Barbara Allen-Diaz
Vice President--Agriculture and Natural Resources

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

Jagdeep Singh Bachher
Chief Investment Officer and Acting Co-treasurer of the Regents

Daniel M. Dooley
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

Nicholas B. Dirks
Chancellor at Berkeley

Linda P.B. Katehi
Chancellor at Davis

Michael V. Drake
Chancellor at Irvine

Gene D. Block
Chancellor at Los Angeles

Dorothy Leland
Chancellor at Merced

Kim A. Wilcox
Chancellor at Riverside

Pradeep Khosla
Chancellor at San Diego

Sam Hawgood
Acting 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
Charles E. Haines
Assistant Chancellor—Office of Budget and Planning
David Marshall
Executive Vice Chancellor
Dana Mastro

Associate Vice Chancellor—Academic Personnel
Jeffrey Stewart
Interim Vice Chancellor—Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Josh Bright
Associate Vice Chancellor—Interim Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Michael Miller
Interim Associate Vice Chancellor, Undergraduate Education
Christian Villasenor
Executive Director—Academic Affairs
Garry Mac Pherson
Vice Chancellor–– Administrative Services
Willie Brown
Associate Vice Chancellor for Housing, Dining & Auxiliary Enterprises
Renee Bahl
Associate Vice Chancellor for Design, Facilities & Safety Services
Vice Chancellor—Institutional Advancement
John D. Longbrake
Associate Vice Chancellor—External Relations
Chris Pizzinat
Executive Director of Development (Interim Department Lead)
Assistant Vice Chancellor—Alumni Affairs
Joe Incandela
Vice Chancellor—Research
Karen Hanson
Assistant Vice Chancellor—Research
Margaret Klawunn
Vice Chancellor—Student Affairs
Lupe Navarro-Garcia
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Student Academic Support Programs
Katya Armistead
Assistant Vice Chancellor and Dean of Student Life
Mike Miller
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Services
Linda Adler-Kassner
Associate Vice Chancellor, Teaching and Learning
Angela Andrade
Dean of Wellness

College of Letters and Science

Daina Ramey Berry
Michael Douglas Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts

Julie Carlson
Associate Dean & Faculty Advisor, Humanities & Fine Arts 

Pierre Wiltzius
Executive Dean of the College of Letters and Science
Susan & Bruce Worster Dean of Mathematical, Life & Physical Sciences

Joshua Schimel
Associate Dean, Mathematical, Life and Physical Sciences

Joan-Emma Shea
Associate Dean & Faculty Equity Advisor; Mathematical, Life and Physical Sciences

Charles Hale
SAGE Sara Miller McCune Dean of Social Sciences

Diane Fujino
Associate Dean & Faculty Equity Advisor, Social Sciences

Aida Hurtado
Associate Dean, Social Sciences

Victor Rios
Associate Dean, Social Sciences

Michael Miller
Interim Dean, Undergraduate Education

College of Creative Studies

Tim Sherwood, Interim Dean

Leroy Laverman
Associate Dean & Faculty Equity Advisor

College of Engineering

Tresa Pollock
Interim Richard A. Auhll Dean of Engineering

Glenn E. Beltz
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies

Elizabeth Belding
Associate Dean & Faculty Equity Advisor

Frank Castanha
Assistant Dean, Building Construction & Space Management

Joni Glenn 
Assistant Dean, Budget and Administration

Bren School of Environmental Science and Management

Steven Gaines, Dean

Sarah Anderson
Associate Dean & Faculty Equity Advisor

Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

Jeffrey F. Milem, Dean

Richard Duran
Associate Dean & Faculty Equity Advisor

Education Abroad Program UCSB

Juan Campo, Director

Equal Opportunity & Discrimination Prevention Office

Ricardo Alcaino, Director

Title IX & Sexual Harassment Policy Compliance Office

Ariana Alvarez, Director & Title IX Office

Graduate Division

Leila Rupp, Interim Dean

Office of Admissions

Lisa Przekop, Director

Office of Education Partnerships

Mario Castellanos, Executive Director

Office of the Registrar

Anthony Schmid, Registrar

Office of Student Life

Katya Armistead, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Dean of Student Life

Summer Sessions

Leesa Beck, Director, Summer Sessions

UCSB Libraries

Kristin Antelman, Librarian

UC Santa Barbara Professional and Continuing Education

Robert York, Interim Dean

California Research Center

California NanoSystems Institute
Craig Hawker, Scientific Director
Andrew Cleland, Associate Director

Center for Polymers and Organic Solids
Guillermo Bazan, Director

National Centers

Center for Energy Efficient Materials
John Bowers, Director

Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies
Brad Chmelka, Co-Director
Barry Giesbrecht, Co-Director

International Center for Materials Research
Tresa Pollock, Director

Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
Lars Bildsten, Director

Materials Research Laboratory
Ram Seshadri, Director
Ania Jayich, Associate Director

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network
Mark Rodwell, Director

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
Frank Davis, 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
Laura Romo, Director

Earth Research Institute
Susannah Porter, Associate Director
Kelly Caylor, Director

Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research
Stuart Smith, Director

Marine Science Institute
Mark Brzezinski, 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

Affiliated Units

American Cultures and Global Contexts
Candace Waid, Director

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Leslie Wilson, Director

Brain Imaging Center
Scott Grafton, Director

Carsey-Wolf Center for Film, Television, and New Media
Patricia Petro, Dick Wolf Director
Emily Zinn, Associate Director

Center for Advanced Nitride Electronics
Umesh Mishra, Director

Center for Bioengineering
Kevin Plaxco, Director

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

Center for Black Studies Research
Sharon Tettegah, Director

Center for Collaborative Engineering Research and Education
Matthew Begley, Director

Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation
Joao Hespanha, Director

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

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

Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research
Jean-Pierre Fouque, Director

Center on Geometric Computation
Subhash Suri, Director

Center for Information Technology and Society
Joe Walther, Director

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

Center for Middle East Studies
Adam Sabra, Director

Center for Multifunctional Materials and Structures
Tresa M. Pollock, Director

Center for Complex and Nonlinear Science
Bjorn Birnir, Director

Center for Portuguese Studies
Elide Oliver, Director

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

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

Center for School-Based Youth Development
Michael Furlong, Director

Center for Spatial Studies
Werner Kuhn, Director

Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music
David Novak, Co-Director
Greg Siegel, 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
Lincoln V. Johnson, Director

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

Center for Taiwan Studies
Sabine Frühstuck, Director

Coastal Research Center
Russell Schmitt, Director

CyberSecurity Center
Giovanni Vigna, Director

Dow Materials Institute
Craig Hawker, Director

Early Modern Center
James Kearney, Director

East Asia Center
Mayfair Yang, Director

Ecoinformatics Center
Frank Davis, Director

Health Data Research Facility
Ronald Williams

Institute for Energy Efficiency
John Bowers, Director

Institute for Multiscale Materials Studies
Gary Leal, Director

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

Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
Susan Derwin, Director
Erin Nerstad, Associate Director

Koegel Autism Center
Ty Vernon, Director
Anna Krasno, Clinical Director

Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance
Finn Kydland, Director

Larry Hillblom Center for Neurodegenerative Research
Ken Kosik, Director

Leonard and Gretchan Broom Center
Maria Charles, Director

Marine Biotechnology Center
Daniel Morse, Director

MesoAmerican Research Center
Anabel Ford, 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
Michael Stohl, Director

Research Center for Virtual Environments and Behavior
Mary Hegarty, 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

Transcriptions: Literature and the Culture of Information
Alan Liu, Director
Rita Raley, Co-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
Katja Seltman, Executive Director

Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life
Greg Johnson, Director

Natural Reserve System

Natural Reserve System
Patricia Holden, Director
Marion Wittmann, 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