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2021 UC San Diego Faculty, Academic, and Staff Out List

These out UC San Diego LGBT faculty, academics and staff have committed to being a part of the visible presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. With this Out List, these faculty, academics and staff hope to present a welcoming, open, diverse and public community to all who look for their leadership on campus with undergraduate and graduates students, in research units and laboratories, at the UC San Diego Medical Centers, and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Through their efforts, UC San Diego strives to live the Principles of Community in a complete and inclusive way.

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Faculty, Post Docs and Academics

**Please note that this section has recently been cleared and will be updating during the months of August of 2021 for more accuracy. Please check back in periodically during this time period for updates*




Name Pronouns Position Department
Arun Kumar he/him/his Assistant Professor Computer Science and Engineering
Ashley Juavinett she/her/hers Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Division of Biological Sciences
Channing Prend he/him/his Graduate and Postdoc Student Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Daniel Lee Clinical Professor of Medicine/Internal Medicine/ HIV Medicine - Infectious Diseases
David Quarfoot he/him/his Assistant Teaching Professor Mathematics
Dredge Kang any respectful pronouns Assistant Professor Anthropology
Emily Grossman she/her/hers Lecturer Division of Biological Sciences
Gabriel Wagner Assistant Professor of Medicine Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Isaac Martin he/him Professor Urban Studies and Planning
Itay Budin he/him/his Assistant Professor Chemistry & Biochemistry
Jennifer Carr Assistant Professor Philosophy
Jesse Jokerst he, him, his Associate Professor NanoEngineering
Jessica Goodheart she/her/hers Graduate and Postdoc Student Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Joebert Romsal he/him/his Graduate and Postdoc Student School of Medicine
Justin Meyer he/him/his Assistant Professor in Evolutionary Biology and Virus Evolution Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution
Lukas Austin-Page Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Michael Todd Professor Structural Engineering
Nathan Shaner he/him/his Associate Adjunct Professor Neurosciences
Pablo Lara Gonzalez he/him/his Graduate and Postdoc Student Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Patrick Anderson he/him/his Professor Communication
Peter Chira Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics - Rheumatology
Shelley Wright Associate Professor Physics
Steven Beardsley he/him/his Graduate and Postdoc Student Literature
Steven Boggs he/him/his Dean/Professor Division of Physical Sciences/Physics
Teevrat Garg he/him Assistant Professor of Economics School of Global Policy and Strategy
Yizhuang You he/him/his Assistant Professor Physics


*Please note that this section has recently been cleared and will be updating during the months of August of 2021 for more accuracy. Please check back in periodically during this time period for updates


Name Pronouns Position Department
Andres Elvira he/him/his Fraternity and Sorority Life Graduate Assistant Center for Student Involvement
Andrew Schauf Anderson he, him, his Program Assistant Student Veterans Resource Center
Anna Levitt Energy Manager/Mechanical Engineer UC San Diego Healh Facilities Engineering
April Wateska Nurse Manager 10 ICU Hillcrest
Art Cruz  he/him/his Human Resources Advisor Health Human Resources
Arthur Alvarez he/him/his Academic Advisor Sixth College
Balkys Robles she, her, hers eLearning Development - Digital Media BFS: BTOP - Workforce Optimization
Baramee Peper Anan he/him/his Senior Academic Counselor ERC Academic Advising
Ben Mendoza they/she/he Community Programs Advisor Associated Students - SPACES
Ben Wilson he/him/his Case Manager Student Affairs Case Management Services - VCSA
Christian Gonzalez she/her/hers Assistant Coordinator Undocumented Student Services
Christopher Anderson Director of Residence Life Housing, Dining, & Hospitality
Christopher Desaulniers Human Resources Campus Human Resources
Colin King he/him/his Program Coordinator SOM Grad Programs / Medical Scientist Training Program
Crystal Green she, her, hers Director HR/Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
David Carlos Business Technology Support Analyst Information Technology Services
David Hutches Enterprise Architect Information Technology Services
David Kersey he/him/his CAPS Psychiatrist CAPS
Dion Brown he, him, his Radiology Residency Program Administrator School of Medicine
Erica Kirk they/them Undergraduate Student Services Advisor Urban Studies and Planning
Evan UCSD he/him/his Development (Psychiatry) Advancement
Frank Lin Senior Academic Advisor Sixth College
Isabelle Amon Academic Counselor Warren College
Jaime High Labor Relations Advocate Human Resources
James Carranza Student Success Coach Student Success Coaching Program
James DeLucia he/him/his Outreach Coordinator Outreach Coordinators for International and Out of State Students
James Vermillion he/him/his Director of Donor Strategy Advancement
Jay Bryant he/him/his Director of Graduate Admissions Rady School of Management
Jeanette McConnell she/her/hers Education, Outreach, and Diversity Coordinator NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment
Jerry Pang Graduate Academic Advisor GPS Student Affairs
Joe Costa he/him/his Medical Coder HIM Department
Joe Cullen Senior Research Compliance Analyst Compliance Advisory Services
Joe Fejeran he/him/his Conference Specialist HDH Hospitality and Conference
Johanna Spaeder she/her/hers Admissions Evaluator Graduate Division
Jordan Peimer Executive Director ArtPower at UC San Diego
Joshua Morris Manager Physician Network
Juan Carlos Carranza he/him/his Senior Success Coach, Eleanor Roosevelt College Student Retention and Success
Kafele Khalfani he/him/his Dean of Student Affairs Warren College
Karlyle Lim Executive Assistant Operations Administration
Kate Trulock Administrative Specialist/Project Analyst Health Sciences: Surgery/GI Surgical Oncology
Katie Mcann she/her/hers Senior Associate Athletics Director Athletics
Katy Torres Statistician Psychiatry
Ken Keziah Quality Assurance Analyst Registrar
Ken Tomory Administrative Officer 4 Student Retention and Success
Korie Houston he/him/his Programs and Operations Coordinator LGBT Resource Center
LeRoy Ford he/him/his Assistant Director of Residence Life Muir College
Luis Legaspi el-he-him-his Study Abroad Advisor Study Abroad
Marcy Ramirez she/her/hers Event Specialist University Centers
Marie Webber her/she Hospital Administration Director's Office
Matt Sapien Administrative Assistant Summer Session
Matthew Arrollado he/him/his Museum Educator Birch Aquarium at Scripps - Education Department
Matthew Vanderbilt he, him, his, himself Director of Fiscal Affairs Medicine
Michael Gangitano Senior Academic Counselor Thurgood Marshall College
Michelle Hermas Director International Affairs
Ricky Paniagua Compliance Coordinator International Students & Programs Office
Rodney von Jaeger Community Engagement Manager Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute
Shannon Milligan she/her/hers Director of Student Affairs Assessment, Evaluation, and Organizational Development VCSA
Shaun Travers Campus Diversity Officer & Director of the LGBT Resource Center LGBT Resource Center
Shawna Hook-Held Engaged Learning Tools Specialist Teaching & Learning Commons
Shiyin Yao she/her Biology Researcher Division of Biological Sciences
Stacy Goldstein she/her/hers Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions Rady School of Management
Stan Ostaszewski he/him/his Executive Assistant to the Controller Office of the Controller
Suzi Harlow Manager, Graduate Student & Instructional Services Division of Biological Sciences
Taylor Haglund she/her/hers Development Library
Terence Hendrix he/him/his Clinical Research Coordinator Department of Psychiatry
Tori Bussey-Neal she/her/hers Student Success Coach Student Retention and Success