UCSB Academic Senate

Full Councils and Committees Slate

2021-22

Officers

Executive Council

Susannah Scott Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry Divisional Chair
Melissa Morgan Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology Divisional Vice Chair
Rita Raley English
Chuck Akemann Mathematics Academic Assembly Representative
Jean Beaman Sociology Chair, Committee on Diversity and Equity
Cynthia Kaplan Political Science Academic Assembly Representative
Karen Lunsford Writing Program Chair, Council on Research and Instructional Resources
Lisa Parks Film and Media Studies Chair, Council on Faculty Welfare, Academic Freedom and Awards
David Paul Music Chair, Undergraduate Council
Elizabeth Perez Religious Studies Academic Assembly Representative
Adam Sabra History Chair, Graduate Council
Doug Steigerwald Economics Chair, Council on Planning and Budget
Greg Mitchell Theater and Dance Chair, Committee on Academic Enrollment and Relations with Schools
Omar Saleh Materials, Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program Chair, Committee on Academic Personnel
Rene Weber Communication Chair, Council on Planning and Budget

Faculty Legislature

Susannah Scott Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry Chair
Melissa Morgan Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology Vice Chair
Rita Raley English Vice Chair/Secretary
Hugo Loaiciga Geography Parliamentarian
Ahmad Ahmad Religious Studies
Ingrid Banks Black Studies
Michael Beyeler Computer Science, Psychological and Brain Sciences
Jacqueline Bobo Feminist Studies
Kathleen Bruhn Political Science
Jordan Clark Earth Science, Environmental Studies
Daryl Cooper Mathematics
André Corrêa de Sá Spanish and Portuguese
Emilie Dressaire Mechanical Engineering
Doug Eardley Physics
John Foran Sociology
Alan Fridlund Psychological and Brain Sciences
Mario Garcia Chicana and Chicano Studies
Dan Gianola Materials
Steve Giddings Physics
Suma Ikeuchi East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies
Emily Jacobs Psychological and Brain Sciences
Charles Jones Geography
Renan Larue French and Italian
Daniel Lokshtanov Computer Science
Alex Lukas Art
Eric Masanet Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
Max Millar-Blanchaer Physics
Jan Nederveen Pieterse Global Studies, Sociology
Sameer Pandya Asian American Studies
Behrooz Parhami Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jon Schuller Electrical and Computer Engineering
Pradeep Sen Electrical and Computer Engineering
Sven Spieker Germanic and Slavic Studies
Jeffrey Stopple Mathematics
Megan Valentine Mechanical Engineering
Gonzalo Vazquez-Bare Economics
Kieran Walsh Economics
Joe Walther Communication
Hanming Zhou Mathematics
Chuck Akemann Mathematics Assembly Rep; At-Large Member
Cynthia Kaplan Political Science Assembly Rep; At-Large Member
Elizabeth Perez Religious Studies Assembly Rep; At-Large Member
Jean Beaman Sociology CDE Chair; Ex Officio
Karen Lunsford Writing Program CRIR Chair; Ex Officio
Greg Mitchell Theater and Dance CAERS Chair; Ex Officio
Lisa Parks Film and Media Studies CFW Chair; Ex Officio
David Paul Music UgC Chair; Ex Officio
Adam Sabra History GC Chair; Ex Officio
Omar Saleh Materials, Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program CAP Chair; Ex Officio
Henry Yang Mechanical Engineering Chancellor; Ex Officio
Doug Steigerwald Economics CPB Chair; Ex Officio (Ends 12/31/21)
Pedro Craveiro GSA Rep
Felicity M. Stone-Richards GSA Rep
Simonetta Falasca-Zamponi Sociology Member (Starts 1/2/22)
Rene Weber Communication CPB Chair; Ex Officio (Starts 1/1/22)

Charges Officer

Andrew Norris Political Science Charges Officer

Committee on Academic Personnel

Omar Saleh Materials, Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program Chair
Janet Walker Film and Media Studies Vice Chair
Divyakant Agrawal Computer Science
Kevin Anderson Sociology
Bassam Bamieh Mechanical Engineering
Eileen Boris Feminist Studies
Barbara Herr Harthorn Anthropology
Shane Jimerson Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology
Mark Meadow History of Art and Architecture
David Morrison Mathematics, Physics
Ben Olguin English
James Roney Psychological and Brain Sciences
Yuedong Wang Statistics and Applied Probability
Rich Wolski Computer Science
Ruth Finkelstein Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Member (Ends 10/31/21), UCAP Rep, Ex Officio

Committee on Admissions, Enrollment & Relations with Schools

Greg Mitchell Theater and Dance Chair, BOARS Rep
Tengiz Bibilashvili Physics, College of Creative Studies
Maribel Bueno Cachadina Mathematics, College of Creative Studies
Verónica Castillo-Muñoz History
Andrew Flanagin Communication
Sathya Guruswamy Physics, College of Creative Studies
Pei-te Lien Political Science
Sara Lindheim Classics
Shelly Lundberg Economics
Cherrie Moraga English
Rebeca Mireles Rios Education
Mike Wilton Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Tao Yang Computer Science
Lisa Przekop Ex Officio
Donna M. Coyne Consultant
Michael M. Miller Interim Asst. Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services; Consultant
Steven C. Velasco Consultant
Laurel J. Wilder Consultant

Committee on Committees

Peter Sturman History of Art and Architecture, East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies Chair
Tristan Bridges Sociology
Alison Butler Chemistry and Biochemistry
Jean-Pierre Fouque Statistics and Applied Probability
Robin Nabi Communication
Linda Petzold Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science
Kate L. McDonald History On Leave (Ends 1/2/22), Member (Starts 1/3/22)

Committee on Courses and General Education

William Davies King Theater and Dance Chair
Alicia Cast Sociology
Frederic Gibou Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science
Heejung Kim Psychological and Brain Sciences
Juan Lupi Spanish and Portuguese
Diba Mirza Computer Science
Tom Pettus Chemistry and Biochemistry
Cheng-Zhong Qin Economics
Gordon J. Abra Lecturer, Sociology; Non-Senate Academic Rep
Frances A. Fouch Consultant
Scott G. Kassner Director of Advising Operations for L&S; Consultant
Haley E. Orton Consultant
Anthony E. Schmid Consultant

Committee on Diversity and Equity

Jean Beaman Sociology Chair, UCAADE Rep
Irene Beyerlein Mechanical Engineering, Materials
Mhoze Chikowero History
Laurie Freeman Political Science
Jason Marden Electrical and Computer Engineering
Peng Oh Physics
Scott P. Price Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry; Non-Senate Academic Rep
Ricardo A. Alcaino Director, Equal Opportunity & Discrimination Prevention Office; Ex Officio
Ariana C. Alvarez Director, Title IX & Sexual Harassment Policy Compliance Office; Ex Officio
Belinda Robnett Sociology Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Ex Officio
Jordan Tudisco GSA Rep

Committee on International Education

Spencer Smith Electrical and Computer Engineering Chair, UCIE Rep
Antonio Cortijo Spanish and Portuguese
Xianzhe Dai Mathematics
Adrienne Edgar History
Erik Eyster Economics
Jennifer Gibbs Communication
Arturo Keller Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
Elinor Mason Philosophy
Cyrus Safinya Materials, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Juan Campo Religious Studies EAP Director; Ex Officio
Cristina M. Carney OISS; Consultant
Sara A. Cook Associate Registrar; Consultant
Simran Singh OISS; Consultant

Committee on Privilege and Tenure

Risa Brainin Theater and Dance Chair, UCPT Rep
Simonetta Falasca-Zamponi Sociology
Deborah Fygenson Physics, Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program
Quyen Nguyen Chemistry and Biochemistry
Todd Squires Chemical Engineering
Dick Startz Economics

Committee on Rules, Jurisdiction & Elections

Don Marolf Physics Chair
Hugo Loaiciga Geography Parliamentarian
Glenn Fredrickson Chemical Engineering
David Sherman Psychological and Brain Sciences
Eric Smith Political Science

Council on Faculty Welfare, Academic Freedom & Awards

Lisa Parks Film and Media Studies Chair, UCFW Rep
Leila Carvalho Geography
Alenda Chang Film and Media Studies UCAF Rep
Sharon Conley Education
Sam Daly Mechanical Engineering
Mike Furlong Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology
Ruth Hellier Music
John Lee History
Hunter Lenihan Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
Paul Leonardi Technology Management Program
Andreas Ludwig Physics
William Robinson Sociology
Beth Schneider Sociology
Roberto Strongman Black Studies
Chris Van de Walle Materials
Guofang Wei Mathematics
Bryanna M. Sylvester Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry; Non-Senate Academic Rep
Paul Amar Global Studies Member (Ended 9/2/21)

Council on Planning and Budget

Doug Steigerwald Economics Chair, UCPB Rep (Ends 12/31/21)
Jim Rawlings Chemical Engineering Vice Chair
Matthew Begley Mechanical Engineering, Materials
Brice Erickson Classics
Kenneth R. Goodearl Mathematics
Dawn Holmes Statistics and Applied Probability
Lisa Jacobson History
Upamanyu Madhow Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cristina Marchetti Physics, Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program
Susan Mazer Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology
Aashish Mehta Global Studies
Michael Miller Psychological and Brain Sciences
Constance Penley Film and Media Studies
Ram Seshadri Materials, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Jianwen Su Computer Science
Winddance Twine Sociology
Francis Zok Materials
Pedro Craveiro GSA Rep
Rene Weber Communication Chair (Starts 1/1/22), UCPB Rep (Starts 1/1/22)

Council on Research and Instructional Resources

Karen Lunsford Writing Program Chair, UCOLASC Rep
David Stuart Physics Vice Chair, UCORP Rep
Isabel Bayrakdarian Music
Hilary Bernstein History
Dirk Bouwmeester Physics
Racha El Omari Religious Studies
Ignacio Esponda Economics
James Frew Bren School of Environmental Science and Management UCACC Rep
Carlos Garcia-Cervera Mathematics
Karen Gibson Education
Jennifer Kam Communication
Francis Macdonald Earth Science
Paasha Mahdavi Political Science
Hal Pedersen Statistics and Applied Probability
Kenneth Rose Electrical and Computer Engineering
M. Scott Shell Chemical Engineering
Greg Siegel Film and Media Studies
Sven Spieker Germanic and Slavic Studies
Kathryn A. Baillargeon Lecturer, Writing Program; Non-Senate Academic Rep
Rachel L. Behrens Professional Researcher; Non-Senate Academic Rep
Gerardo A. Colmenar Library; Non-Senate Academic Rep
Kristin A. Antelman University Librarian; Ex Officio
Joe Incandela Physics Vice Chancellor for Research; Ex Officio
Shea A. Lovan Ex Officio
George H. Michaels Ex Officio
Pedro Craveiro GSA Rep

Faculty Executive Committee - Bren School

Kelsey Jack Bren School of Environmental Science and Management Chair
Kelly Caylor Geography, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
Scott Jasechko Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
Eric Masanet Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
Steve Gaines Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology Dean, Bren School; Ex Officio

Faculty Executive Committee - Creative Studies

Phill Conrad Computer Science, College of Creative Studies Chair
Kara Brown College of Creative Studies, Writing Program
Maribel Bueno Cachadina Mathematics, College of Creative Studies
Swati Chattopadhyay History of Art and Architecture
Sarah Gibson College of Creative Studies, Music
Sathya Guruswamy Physics, College of Creative Studies
John Latto Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, College of Creative Studies
Leroy Laverman Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Creative Studies
Jane Mulfinger Art
Omer Blaes Physics At-Large Member
Sharon Tettegah Black Studies At-Large Member
Leslie A. Hogan College of Creative Studies Non-Senate Academic Rep
Gerardo Aldana Chicana and Chicano Studies, Anthropology Dean, College of Creative Studies; Ex Officio
Savannah L. Parison Consultant

Faculty Executive Committee - Engineering

Tobias Hollerer Computer Science Chair
Steven Denbaars Materials, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Glenn Fredrickson Chemical Engineering
Peng Li Electrical and Computer Engineering
Paolo Luzzatto-Fegiz Mechanical Engineering
Michelle O'Malley Chemical Engineering
Chris Palmstrom Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials
Alban Sauret Mechanical Engineering
Anton Van Der Ven Materials
Xifeng Yan Computer Science
Rod Alferness Electrical and Computer Engineering Dean, College of Engineering; Ex Officio
Glenn Beltz Mechanical Engineering Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, College of Engineering; Ex Officio

Faculty Executive Committee - Gevirtz School

Jeffrey Milem Education Dean; Ex Officio

Faculty Executive Committee - Letters and Science

Walid Afifi Communication
Peter Ford Chemistry and Biochemistry
Sabine Fruhstuck East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies
Trisalyn Nelson Geography
Marcel Strobel
Kevin Whitehead Sociology
Jeffrey Stopple Mathematics Dean, Undergraduate Education; Ex Officio
Pierre Wiltzius Physics Executive Dean, College of Letters and Science; Ex Officio

Graduate Council

Adam Sabra History Chair, CCGA Rep
Michelle O'Malley Chemical Engineering Vice Chair
Gary Charness Economics
Phil Christopher Chemical Engineering
Kostas Goulias Geography
Barbara Holdrege Religious Studies
Matthew G. Jackson Earth Science
Chandra Krintz Computer Science
Amelia Kyratzis Education
Carlos Levi Materials, Mechanical Engineering
David Low Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program
Yasamin Mostofi Electrical and Computer Engineering
Giuliana Perrone History
Jonathan Schooler Psychological and Brain Sciences
Omise'eke N. Tinsley Black Studies
Christina Vagt Germanic and Slavic Studies
Herbert Waite Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program
Joe Walther Communication
Gregory Wilson Anthropology
Cenke Xu Physics
Leila Rupp Feminist Studies Interim Dean, Graduate Division; Ex Officio
Felicity M. Stone-Richards GSA Rep
Amr El Abbadi Computer Science Associate Dean, Graduate Division; Consultant
Robert B. Hamm Assistant Dean, Graduate Division; Consultant
Jin Sook Lee Education Associate Dean, Graduate Division; Consultant
Rickie R. Smith Director of Academic Services, Graduate Division; Consultant

Undergraduate Council

David Paul Music Chair, UCEP Rep
Javier Birchenall Economics Vice Chair
Paul Atzberger Mathematics
Rudy Busto Religious Studies
Nancy Collins Psychological and Brain Sciences
Raisa Feldman Statistics and Applied Probability
Ben Hardekopf Computer Science
Kalju Kahn Chemistry and Biochemistry
Esther Lezra Global Studies
Scott Marcus Music
Carl Meinhart Mechanical Engineering
Miriam Metzger Communication
Sylvester Ogbechie History of Art and Architecture
Katherine Saltzman-Li East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies UCOPE Rep
Salim Yaqub History
Julianne S. Swenson Lecturer, Statistics and Applied Probability; Non-Senate Academic Rep
Jordan Tudisco GSA Rep