Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Stephanie Jeffers

Chief Administrative Officer

4289 Bunche Hall

(310) 825-1186

Responsible for department operations. Manages all administrative services in relation to the department's teaching, research and public service activities. Responsible for planning and policy development, budgetary control, events, selection and supervision of personnel.

Office Hours


7:00 AM – noon;
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Joseph Brown

Student Affairs Officer III - Graduate Students

4246 Bunche Hall

(310) 825-3372

Counsels and advises graduate students on University and departmental requirements for the Ph.D. degree. Provides recruitment, admissions, orientation and placement services, assigns Teaching Assistants, monitors students progress toward the degree.

Office Hours


Undergraduate Hours: 9:00 AM – Noon
Graduate Hours: 1:00 PM  4:00 PM

Juliana Alvarez

Student Affairs Office II - Undergraduate/Graduate Students

4269 Bunche Hall

(310) 825-1184

Counsels and advises graduate and undergraduates students on University and departmental requirements for the Ph.D. and undergraduate degree. Assist in providing Graduate recruitment, admissions, orientation and placement services. Responsible for class scheduling and online book ordering.

Office Hours

Mon, Wed, Thurs-Fri

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM


8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Kathy EscobedoKathy Escobedo

Undergraduate Counselor

4269A Bunche Hall

(310) 825-3862

Counsels and advises undergraduate students on university and departmental degree requirements for the major in Political Science. Processes petitions and provides students with campus resources.

Office Hours


8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Jay Jang

Finance Manager

4289 Bunche Hall

(310) 825-3378

Responsible in managing budgets including contracts and grants, gifts, endowments, and state funding, Processes reimbursements and purchase orders and payroll transfers.

Office Hours


9:00 AM – noon;
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

SunnuBelinda Sunnu

Special Events & Recruitment

4289 Bunche Hall

(310) 206-7558

Coordinates special events and functions for the department. Parking coordinator for faculty, staff and students.

Office Hours


7:30 AM – 1:30 PM;
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Jason Lo

System Administrator

4271 Bunche Hall

(310) 206-3767

As a member of the Social Sciences Computing Department, Jason is responsible for the instructional and user computing support for the staff, faculty and graduate students of the Political Science Department.

Office Hours


8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Libby Yoon

Personnel Manager

4289F Bunche Hall

(310) 825-2163

Respondsible for academic personnel matters, along with submitting faculty cases.


Office Hours


8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Christiane Allison

Personnel Coordinator

4289D Bunche Hall

(310) 825-1385

Responsible for processing employment and all payroll actions for lecturer's, staff, teaching assistants, readers, and graduate students. Assists the Personnel Manager with the submission of faculty cases.