Administration & Staff

Dr. Jessica L. Lavariega Monforti

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
(805) 493-3015

Associate Deans

Dr. Chad Barber
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
(805) 493-3873

Greg Freeland

Dr. Andrea Sell

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Research, and Creative Scholarship 
(805) 493-3781

Dr. Colleen Windham-Hughes

Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Programs and Community Outreach
(805) 493-3238 

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Dr. Lorena Muñoz

Associate Dean for Equity, Inclusion & Engagement
(805) 493-3234 

McNair Scholars Program

Visit the McNair Scholars Program website


Dr. Francisco Fuentes 

McNair Program Director
(805) 493-3795 

Ashley Ayala

McNair Program Assistant
(805) 493-3322

University Honors Program

Visit the University Honors Program website

Dr. Bryan Rasmussen

University Honors Program Director
(805) 493-3745

Title V Grant Programs

Project CHESS

Visit Project CHESS

Dr. Silvia Neves

CHESS Project Director
(805) 493-3090 

Beatriz Ortiz

CHESS Program Coordinator
(805) 493-3792 

Project EDU|CAL

Visit Project EDU|CAL

Dr. Gabriela Cázares 

EDU|CAL Project Director
(805) 493-3933

 Andrea Delgadillo
Andrea Delgadillo

EDU|CAL Program Coordinator
(805) 493-3731 


Brenda Solis

Writing Across the Curriculum Coordinator & Bilingual Writing Specialist
(805) 493-3634 

Destiny Lewis

Early Outreach Coordinator
(805) 493-3983

Roni Hooper

Grant Coordinator
(805) 493-3642 

Jesse Schoeffling
 Jesse Schoeffling 

Grants Development Manager with the Office of Sponsored Research
(805) 493-3637 


Christopher Newmark

Math Lab Specialist
(805) 493-3637 

College of Arts & Sciences Administrative Staff

 April R.
April Rosser

College Services Manager
(805) 493-3014

Ana Cruz Gorman

Administrative Coordinator for the College 
(805) 493-3015 

Jennifer Valladares

Administrative Coordinator-Assistant to the Dean
(805) 493-3803

Adriana Aspeitia

Administrative Assistant, Creative Arts, Exercise Science
(805) 493-3452

Dasnita Sinaga

Administrative Assistant, Music Department and Film & TV
(805) 493-3305

Vicki Wright

Administrative Assistant, Natural Sciences Division  
(805) 493-3342 

Stacy Roberts

Administrative Assistant, Social & Behavioral Sciences Division and Exercise Science
(805) 493-3452 & (805) 493-3628