Administration & Staff

Tim Hengst
Timothy C. Hengst, M.A.

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
(805) 493-3555

Associate Deans

Brandy Yee
Dr. Brandy Yee
Associate Dean for Special Programs
Soiland Humanities 238 
Jolivette Mecenas
Dr. Jolivette Mecenas
Associate Dean for Humanities Division
(805) 493-3355 

Helen Lim

Dr. Helen Lim

Associate Dean for the Social & Behavioral Sciences Division
(805) 493-3550 

John Deisz
Dr. John Deisz

Associate Dean for the Natural Science Division
(805) 493-3984 

 Michael Hart
 Dr. Michael Hart

Associate Dean for Creative Arts Division
(805) 493-3614 


Specialty Programs within the College

University Honors Program

Visit the University Honors Program website

Abdelsayed, Michael
Michael Abdelsayed

University Honors Program Director
(825) 493-3367


Scott Chiu

Writing Center Director
(805) 493-3785


Math Lab Specialist


Title V Grant Programs

Project CHESS

Visit Project CHESS

Dr. Silvia Neves

CHESS Project Director
(805) 493-3090


College of Arts & Sciences Administrative Staff


Jana Weber

College Services Manager
(805) 493-3014

Aspeitia, Adriana
Adriana Aspeitia

Administrative Coordinator, COAS
(805) 493-3803

K Sweet
Krista Sweet, MSW

Administrative Assistant, Social Sciences
(805) 493-3450

Susannah Ruth

Administrative Assistant, Music
(805) 493-3305

K Wells
Karla Wells

Administrative Assistant, Natural Sciences
(805) 493-3342

Borasmy Sotuon

Administrative Assistant, Theater & Visual Arts
(805) 493-3452 

Brian Peña

Biology Lab Technician
(805) 493-3097


Grace Cornejo

Chem Lab Technician
(805) 493-3071