Contact Us

John MacMillan

  • Title
    • interim Vice Chancellor for Research
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-3014, 831-459-2425
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 421A
  • Mailstop Chancellor's Office

Kelly Graham

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Executive Associate to VCR
  • Phone
    831-459-2425
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 421 when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Chancellor's Office

Eric Palkovacs

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
    • Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives
    • Director, Fisheries Collaborative Program; Associate Director, Institute of Marine Sciences
  • Phone
    831-502-7387 (Office)
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, CBB 225
  • Mailstop CBB/EE Biology

Vacant

  • Title Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Administration
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Ryan Sharp

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Assistant Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Business Engagement
  • Phone
    831-459-1545
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 461
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Jeff Jackson

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Director, Innovation Transfer
  • Phone
    831-459-3976
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 460
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Marc Oettinger

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Innovation Transfer
  • Phone
    831-502-0253
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Yekun Ding

  • Title
    • Intellectual Property Analyst
  • Phone
    831-502-1398
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 413 when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Andrea S. Pesce

  • Title
    • Director, Industry Alliances & Licensing
  • Phone
    831-459-3111, 408-919-8968
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 464 when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Jeffrey Li Jue

  • Title
    • Industry Agreements Officer
  • Phone
    831-459-3271
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Susan Pearson

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Corporate Development Associate for Business Engagement
  • Phone
    831-502-8576
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • UC Santa Cruz Scotts Valley Center, n/a
  • Mailstop University Relations

Nathan Westrup

  • Title
    • Executive Director Business Engagement (Innovation)
  • Phone
    831-459-1086
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, Rm 464
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Heather Bell

  • Title
    • Director, Research Development
  • Phone
    831-459-3266
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 415A when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Elif Demir Hilton

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Research Development Specialist, Physical Sciences
  • Phone
    831-459-5415
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Earth & Marine Sciences, A402 when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Eva Hrabeta‑Robinson

  • Title
    • Research Development Specialist, Biomedical Sciences
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Physical Sciences Building, 410
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Ned LeBlond

  • Title
    • Research Development Specialist, Cross Divisional Collaborations, Centers and Institutes
  • Phone
    831-459-3090
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Engineering Building 2, 325 when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Karen Ruhleder

  • Title
    • Research Development Specialist, Engineering
  • Phone
    831-459-5290
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Engineering Building 2, 549A when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Engineering

Vacant

  • Title Research Development Specialist, Environmental Sciences and Studies - contact Heather Bell
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Vacant

  • Title Research Development Specialist, Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences
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Mykell Discipulo

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Director, Business and Operations
  • Phone
    831-459-4479
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 433 when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Kris Godley

  • Title
    • Sr. Divisional Resource Manager
  • Phone
    831-502-7628
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 4th floor when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Fernando S Espinoza

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Services Coordinator
  • Phone
    831-459-5055
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 413 when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Selene Faire

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Business & Operations Analyst
  • Phone
    831-502-1339
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Jennie Kulczyk

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Research Systems Specialist
  • Phone
    831-502-7304
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Katy Marie Wisuri

  • Title
    • Project Policy Analyst
  • Phone
    831-824-4063
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Deirdre Beach

  • Title
    • Director, Sponsored Projects
  • Phone
    831-459-2778
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 439A when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Nutan Mellegers

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Sponsored Projects
  • Phone
    831-459-2639
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 4th floor when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Katrina Slater

  • Title
    • Sr. OSP Officer, Supervisor
  • Phone
    831-234-8034
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, n/a
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Melissa Andrea DiOrio

  • Title
    • Proposal Analyst
  • Phone
    831-502-7081
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Kevin Hagedorn

  • Title
    • Grants Officer
  • Phone
    831-459-1574
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 4th floor when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Keith Kaczmarek

  • Title
    • Proposal Administrator, Sciences and Engineering
  • Phone
    831-459-4983
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 4th floor when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

John S. Rakitan

  • Title
    • Sr. Contracts and Grants Officer
  • Phone
    831-459-2073
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 4th floor when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Nelson Seilhan

  • Pronouns Use my name
  • Title
    • Grants Officer
  • Phone
    831-459-1402
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Jessica Somers

  • Title
    • Proposal Analyst
  • Phone
    831-459-1731
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 4th floor when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Nick Theodosis

  • Title
    • Grants Officer
  • Phone
    831-459-1378
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 4th floor when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Lance Vera

  • Title
    • Proposal Coordinator
  • Phone
    831-459-2936
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Vacant

  • Title Proposal Administration Manager
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Binu Laxmi Dhukuchhu

  • Title
    • Proposal Administrator
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Emi Ann‑Oya Kremer

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Proposal Administrator
  • Phone
    831-502-0257
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Julie Jae Travers

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Proposal Administrator
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Mayra Gonzales‑Adler

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Proposal Administrator
  • Phone
    831-502-0256
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Amethyst Ware

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Proposal Administrator
  • Phone
    831-502-1392
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Laverne Estanol

  • Title
    • Director, Research Compliance Administration
  • Phone
    831-459-4114
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 4th floor when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Jennifer B. Dier

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Research Compliance Administration
  • Phone
    831-459-1473
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Elia Amaro‑Hernandez

  • Title
    • Research Compliance Analyst
  • Phone
    831-502-1151
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Bruce W Kennedy

  • Title
    • Research Compliance Analyst
  • Phone
    831-459-3150
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Bri Quinn

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Research Compliance Analyst
  • Phone
    831-502-0252
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 4th floor when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Lisa Coscarelli

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Director, Research Integrity & Export Control
  • Phone
    831-459-3346
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 419F when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research