May 18, 2024  
2023/2024 University Catalog 
    
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Organization



Principal Officers of Administration

Adela de la Torre, President of the University

Salvador Hector Ochoa, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Hala Madanat (Interim), Vice President for Research and Innovation

Jerry J. Sheehan, Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Information Technology

Adrienne D. Vargas, Vice President for University Relations and Development

Agnes Wong Nickerson, Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs and Chief Financial Officer

J. Luke Wood, Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity

Nola Butler-Byrd, Chair of the Senate


Administration

Office of the President

Brittany Santos-Derieg, Chief of Staff

La Monica Everett-Haynes, Chief Communications Officer and Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications and Public Affairs

Office of the Vice President of Information Technology

James P. Frazee, Chief Academic Technology Officer and Associate Vice President for Learning Technologies and Environments and Information Technology Instructional Technology

Ricardo Fitipaldi (Interim), Chief Information Security Officer

Tony C. Chung, Associate Vice President for Enterprise Information Systems

Edgar R. Hodge, Assistant Vice President of Research and Cyberinfrastructure

Cyndie Winrow, Director of Business Information Systems

Office of the Provost

William Tong, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Mary Anne Kremicki, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Financial Operations

Madhavi M. McCall (Interim), Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Curriculum, Assessment, and Accreditation

Stefan Hyman, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Enrollment Management

Joanna M. Brooks, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Faculty Advancement and Student Success

Cristina M. Alfaro, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, SDSU International Affairs

Jeanne L. Stronach, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Analytic Studies and Institutional Research

Alexander W. Chizhik, Assistant Vice President of Academic Labor Relations for Academic Affairs

Enrollment Services

Sandra Temores-Valdez, Senior Director of Enrollment Management

Sabrina Cortell, Director of Admissions

Polly Sipper, Director of Communications

Stephanie Anderson, Registrar

Office of SDSU Mission Valley Development

Gina Jacobs, Associate Vice President

Vacant, Director of Construction for Mission Valley

Office of the Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs

Jessica Rentto, Associate Vice President for Administration

Crystal Little, Associate Vice President for Financial Operations

Eric J. Hansen, Associate Vice President for Business Operations

Robert Schulz, University Architect and Associate Vice President

Joshua Mays, Associate Vice President of Public Safety and Community Empowerment, Director of University Police

Todd Summer, Associate Vice President/Chief Executive Officer, Aztec Shops, Ltd

Beth Warrem, University Controller

Thomas Harpole, Senior Director of Center for Human Resources

Gillian I. Marks, Senior Director of Environmental Health and Safety

Mayra Villalta, Director of Audit and Continuous Improvement

Amanda M. Scheidlinger, Director of Construction Management

Tami Ford, Director of Contract and Procurement Management

Gail Mendez, Director of Center for Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination

Daryn Ockey​, Executive Director of Facilities Services

Vacant, Director of Facilities Planning

Cynthia Cervantes, Executive Director of Housing Administration

John D. Wicker, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Larry Cook, President of Aztec Club

Johnny Eaddy, Director of Logistical Services

Vacant, Director of Project Management

Mike Hastings, Chief of Police

Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation

Hala Madanat (Interim), Vice President for Research and Innovation

Stanley Maloy, Associate Vice President for Innovation

John Crockett, Associate Vice President for Research Advancement

Mark Reed, Associate Vice President for Research Operations

Michele Goetz, Associate Vice President and CEO of SDSU Research Foundation 

Rick Gulizia, Assistant Vice President for Research Support Services

Cathy Pucher, Executive Director, Zahn Innovation Platform (ZIP) Launchpad

Tommy Martindale, Director, Technology Transfer Office

Alicia Kinoshita, Director, Undergraduate Research

Kellie Woodhouse, Director, Communications

Matt Brown, Director, Information Technology

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity

Aniesha Mitchell, Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, Chief of Divisional Operations, and Deputy Chief Diversity Officer

Christy Samarkos, Associate Vice President for Campus and Community Partnerships

Rashmi Praba, Associate Vice President for Finance and Operations

Randall Timm, Associate Vice President for Campus Life and Dean of Students

Rose Pasenelli, Associate Vice President for Student Financial Management

Henry Villegas, Dean of Students for SDSU- Imperial Valley

Edgar Hodge, Assistant Vice President

Jennifer Imazeki, Associate Vice President for Faculty and Staff Diversity

Jessica Nare, Assistant Vice President for Community and Belonging

Tonika Green, Associate Vice President for Campus Community Affairs

Nicole Belisle, Associate Chief Diversity Officer for Strategic Initiatives

Mary Taylor, Associate Chief Diversity Officer for Outreach and Success

Emilio Ulloa, Associate Chief Diversity Officer for HSI Affairs

Jennifer Stanley, Senior Director of Development for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity

Office of the Vice President for University Relations and Development

Mary Darling, Associate Vice President, Development

Stephanie Dathe, Executive Director, SDSU Alumni

David H. Fuhriman, Chief Financial Officer

Chris M. Lindmark, Assistant Vice President, Donor Relations and Special Events

Anita Nottingham, Director of Board and Executive Affairs

Amy Walling, Associate Vice President, Planned Giving and Estates


Colleges, Schools, Departments, and Programs

College of Arts and Letters

Ronnee D. Schreiber, Interim Dean

John Putman, Associate Dean

Vacant, Associate Dean

Aileen Taylor-Grant​, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Keely A. Bamberg, Senior Director of Development

Elaine Rother, Director of Resources Management

Department and Chair or Director

Africana Studies: Adisa A. Alkebulan

American Indian Studies: David M. Kamper

Anthropology: Todd Braje

Chicana and Chicano Studies: Maria Ibarra

Classics and Humanities: Anne Donadey, Interim

Economics: Hisham S. Foad

English and Comparative Literature: Quentin Bailey

European Studies: Clarissa Clò

Geography: Fernando Bosco

History: Pablo Ben

Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages: Gregory D. Keating

Philosophy: Steven L. Barbone

Political Science: Farid Abdel-Nour

Religious Studies: Drew Thomases

Rhetoric and Writing Studies: Glen A. McClish

Sociology: Minjeong Kim

Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures: Alda Blanco

Women’s Studies: Kimala Price

Programs

Asian and Pacific Studies: Minjeong Kim

Big Data Analytics: Ming-Hsiang Tsou

Comparative International Studies: Zamira Y. Abman

International Business: Ranin Kazemi

International Security and Conflict Resolution: Latha Varadarajan

Islamic and Arabic Studies: Ahmet T. Kuru

Jewish Studies: Vacant

Latin American Studies: Ramona L. Pérez

Language, Culture, and Society: Gregory D. Keating

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies: Marie Draz

Liberal Arts and Sciences: William A. Nericcio, M.A.

Social Science: Brian E. Adams

Sustainability: Arielle Levine

Urban Studies: Pascale J. Marcelli


Fowler College of Business

Dan Moshavi​, Dean

David P. Ely, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Patricia van Damme, (Interim) Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Congcong Zheng​, Director of Graduate Programs

Jaemin Kim, Director of Undergraduate Programs

Tina Tan, Director of Career Management Center

Davette Kawachi, Director of Resource Management

Departments and Schools and Chair or Director

Charles W. Lamden Accountancy: Jundong Wang

Finance: Kamal M. Haddad

Management: Chamundeswari Sundaramurthy

Management Information Systems: Bongsik Shin

Marketing: Heather L. Honea

Program

International Business: Ranin Kazemi


College of Education

Y. Barry Chung, Dean

Sarah M. Garrity, (Interim) Senior Associate Dean

Frank Harris, III​, (Interim) Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Rachel Haine-Schlagel, Associate Dean for Research

Patricia Lozada-Santone, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Cristian R. Aquino Sterling, Director of International Affairs

Nina Potter, Director of Accreditation, Program, Review, and Assessment

Megan Beardsley, Director of Development

Julie A. White, Director of Resource Management

Michael Klitzing, Marketing and Communications Officer

Doctoral Programs

Wendy S. Bracken, ARPE EDL - Postsecondary Ed

James M. Marshall, EDL - PK-12 (Director)

Marva G. Cappello, SDSU/CGU

Joanne E. Lobato, Mathematics and Science Education

Departments and Schools and Chair or Director

Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education: Charles Degeneffe

Child and Family Development: (Interim) Sascha Longstreth

Counseling and School Psychology: Travis Heath

Dual Language and English Learner Education: Margarita Machado-Casas

Educational Leadership: Douglas B. Fisher

Special Education: Laura J. Hall

Teacher Education: (Interim) Randolph Philipp

Programs

Liberal Studies: Estella Chizhik


College of Engineering

Eugene A. Olevsky, Dean

Temesgen Garoma Ararsso, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research

Yusuf Öztürk, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Theresa M. Garcia, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Departments and Chairs

Aerospace Engineering: Ping Lu

Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering:

Mechanical Engineering: John Abraham

College of Health and Human Services

Steven P. Hooker, Dean

Sonja L. Pruitt-Lord, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Giang Pham, Associate Dean for Research

Jason C. Ramirez, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Jovanny Perez, Director of Development

Terry L. Williams, Director of Resource Management

Schools and Directors

Exercise and Nutritional Sciences: Matthew T. Mahar

Nursing: Karen Macauley

Public Health: Eyan Oren (Interim)

Social Work: Jong Won Min

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences: Ignatius Nip


College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts

Heather Canary, (Interim) Dean

Kurt J. Lindemann, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Annie Buckley, Associate Dean for Faculty Advancement

Alane S. Lockwood, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Clarence Singh, Resource Manager

Lizbeth Persons Price, Director of Communications

Elise Moersch, Director of Development

Departments and Schools and Chair or Director

Aerospace Studies: Col. G. John Grimm

Art and Design: Tina Yapelli

Communication: (Interim) Temple Northup

L. Robert Payne Hospitality and Tourism Management: Carl Winston

Journalism and Media Studies: Temple Northup

Military Science: Maj. Michelle Parlette

Music and Dance: Kevin Delgado

Naval Science: Capt. Gerald Olin

Public Affairs: (Interim) Roddrick Colvin

Theatre, Television, and Film: Adeniyi Coker

Programs

Criminal Justice: (Interim) Roddrick Colvin

Learning Design and Technology: Temple Northup

Recreation and Tourism Management: Carl Winston


College of Sciences

Jeffrey T. Roberts, Dean

J. Carmelo Interlando​, Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs

Tod W. Reeder, Associate Dean for Graduate and Research Affairs

Estralita M.E. Martin, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Stacy Carota, Executive Director of Development

Stacy Ochoa Mikrut​, Director of College of Sciences Advising

Tony P. Carrasco, Director of Resource Management

Departments and Chair or Director

Astronomy: Eric L. Sandquist

Biology: Robert W. Zeller

Chemistry and Biochemistry: Andrew L. Cooksy

Computer Science: Shangping Ren

Earth and Environmental Sciences: (Interim) Stephen A. Schellenberg

Mathematics and Statistics: Peter V. Blomgren

Physics: Usha S. Sinha

Psychology: Paul E. Gilbert

Programs

Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics: Scott T. Kelley

Computational Science: José E. Castillo

Environmental Sciences: John. J. Love

Homeland Security: Eric G. Frost and Lance W. Larson

Mathematics and Science Education: Susan D. Nickerson and Chris Rasmussen

Molecular Biology: Ricardo M. Zayas Ventura

Regulatory Science: J. Carmelo Interlando and Lisa C. Dowdy


University Library

Scott Walter, Dean

Patrick McCarthy, Associate Dean, Teaching, Learning, and Research Services

Vacant, Associate Dean, Collections and Discovery Services

Sallee Spearman, Director of Fiscal Operations and HR

Mark Figueroa, Director of Information Technologies and Digital Initiatives

SDSU Imperial Valley

Guillermina Gina Núñez-Mchiri, Dean

Salvador Espinosa, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Henry Villegas, Dean of Student Affairs

Maribel Madero, Director of Business and Financial Services

Mara Cota, Senior Assistant Librarian

College of Graduate Studies

Tracy Love-Geffen, Dean of Graduate Studies

Andrew J. Bohonak, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

Erin P. Riley, Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies

The Graduate Council

The Graduate Council of San Diego State University consists of 22 members to include 15 full-time faculty, two from each college and one from the SDSU Imperial Valley; Dean of Graduate Studies or designee, who will chair the committee; Provost, Associate and Assistant Deans of Graduate Studies, Dean of the University Library or designee, and two classified graduate students in good standing (for a current listing of graduate student members serving on the Graduate Council, visit http://senate.sdsu.edu/graduate-council.aspx).

Tracy Love-Geffen, Dean of Graduate Studies

Andrew J. Bohonak, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

Erin Riley, College of Arts & Letters

Fernando Bosco, College of Arts & Letters

Congcong Zheng​, Fowler College of Business

Morgan Poor Miles, Fowler College of Business

Charles E. Degeneffe, College of Education

Lisa Lamb, College of Education

Satish Sharma, College of Engineering

Sunil Kumar, College of Engineering

Carleen Stoskopf, College of Health and Human Services

Matthew Mahar, College of Health and Human Services

Kerianne Quick, College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts

Arthur Santana, College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts

Jennifer Thomas, College of Sciences

Jerome Orosz, College of Sciences

Patrick McCarthy, Associate Dean of the University Library

Gregorio A. Ponce, SDSU Imperial Valley

Feion Villodas, Director of Graduate Student Diversity, Div. of Student Affairs

Hala Madanat (Interim), Vice President for Research and Innovation

Salvador Hector Ochoa, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Curriculum, Accreditation, and Assessment

Madhavi M. McCall, (Interim) Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Curriculum, Assessment, and Accreditation

Alysia Choi, Director of Curriculum Services

Faculty Advancement and Student Success

Joanna Brooks, Associate Vice President for Faculty Advancement and Student Success

Michelle Lopez, Senior Assistant Dean for Student Success

Jose Preciado, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Student Success Help Desk, Brenda Diaz

Center for Teaching and Learning Director, Michael Borgstrom

Center for Teaching and Learning Associate Director, Allison Vaughn

Interdisciplinary Studies in Three Departments (IS3D) Director, Maryam Abhari

Interdisciplinary Studies in Three Departments (IS3D) Academic Advisor, Natalie Jimenez

Office of Academic Community Engagement Director, Matthew Savage

Math Equity Initiative, Director, Sarah Richards-Axford

Student Success Initiatives, Director, Amanda Fuller

Supplemental Instruction, Emily Bates

Weber Honors College Director, Stacey L. Sinclair

SDSU Global Campus

Karen S. Myers-Bowman​, Dean

Mahasweta Sarkar, Senior Associate Dean

Joe Wolfman, Associate Dean for Finance and Operations

Kristine Catano​, Registrar and (Interim) Associate Dean for Student Services

Eddie West, Assistant Dean of International Strategy and Programs

Casey Rothenberger, Executive Director, Academic and Professional Programs

Megan Scollay-Casillas, Executive Director of Marketing

University Research Council

The University Research Council of San Diego State University is the faculty policy-making body responsible for promoting, encouraging, and publicizing the research activities of the faculty consistent with the educational mission of the university. Much of the work of the council is carried out in its standing committees that include:

Conflict of Interest
Copyrights and Patents
Faculty Recognition
Grants and Lectureships
Student Research

The University Research Council membership is composed of no fewer than 15 faculty representing the various colleges and is chaired by the vice president for research.

Hala Madanat (Interim), Vice President for Research and Innovation

Michèle G. Goetz, Associate Vice President/Executive Director SDSU Research Foundation

Rick Gulizia (ex officio)

Tracy Love-Geffen (ex officio), Dean for Graduate Studies

Mujtaba Ahsan, Management

Todd W. Anderson, Biology

Wayne A. Beach, Communication

Marilee J. Bresciani Ludvik, Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education

Debbie Brighton, SDSU Research Foundation

Joanna Brooks, Associate Vice President for Faculty Advancement and Student Success

Arif Ege Engin, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Leona Flores, SDSU Research Foundation

Sara P. Gombatto, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences

Felisha Herrera Villarreal, Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education

Tim Hushen, SDSU Research Foundation

Amanda Lanthorne, University Library

John J. Love, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Tommy Martindale, SDSU Research Foundation

Claire Murphy, Psychology

Martina Musteen, Management

Chuyun Oh, Music and Dance

Ramona L. Pérez, Anthropology

Mark B. Reed, Associate Dean, College of Health and Human Services

Erin P. Riley, Anthropology

Rick Sayen, Research Operations

Anca M. Segall, Biology

Vacant, SDSU Imperial Valley

Mark R. Wheeler, Philosophy

George Youssef, Mechanical Engineering


Auxiliary Organizations

The Campanile Foundation

Steve Doyle​, Chair

Adrienne D. Vargas, President and Chief Executive Officer

David H. Fuhriman, Chief Financial Officer

Anita Nottingham, Secretary

San Diego State University Research Foundation

Adela de la Torre, San Diego State University Research Foundation President

Hala Madanat (Interim), Vice President for Research and Innovation

Michèle G. Goetz, Associate Vice President/Executive Director

Aztec Shops, Ltd.

Todd Summer, Chief Executive Officer/Associate Vice President, Business and Financial Affairs

The Associated Students of San Diego State University

Ashley Tejada, President

Christina Brown, Executive Director

KPBS

Nancy Worlie, General Manager (Interim)