Staff

Office Hours

Mon-Fri:

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Stephanie Jeffers

Chief Administrative Officer

4289 Bunche Hall

(310) 825-1186

sjeffers@polisci.ucla.edu

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

Mon-Fri:

7:00 AM – noon;
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Joseph Brown

Student Affairs Officer III - Graduate Students

4246 Bunche Hall

(310) 825-3372

joseph@polisci.ucla.edu

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

Mon-Fri:

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Juliana Smith

Student Affairs Officer I - Graduate Students

4246 Bunche Hall

(310) 267-4667

jsmith1@polisci.ucla.edu

Assists with counseling and advising students on University and departmental requirements for the Ph.D. degree. Coordinates graduate admission, job placement, processes, organizes and maintains the administrative functions of the Graduate Student office.

Office Hours

Mon-Fri:

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM;
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

bondurantJames Bondurant

Student Affairs Office II - Undergraduate Students

4269 Bunche Hall

(310) 825-1184

bonduran@polisci.ucla.edu

Counsels and advises undergraduate students about degree requirements for the major in Political Science. Processes petitions, refers students to other University resources, processes grade changes, "incompletes" and grade rosters. Responsible for class scheduling, course enrollment, assists with the coordination of Summer Sessions courses, online book ordering and scheduling of department-controlled instructional equipment.

Office Hours

Mon, Wed, Thurs-Fri

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Tue:

8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Kathy EscobedoKathy Escobedo

Undergraduate Counselor

4269A Bunche Hall

(310) 825-3862

escobedo@polisci.ucla.edu

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

Mon-Fri:

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Jay Jang

Finance Manager

4289 Bunche Hall

(310) 825-3378

jayjang@polisci.ucla.edu

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

Office Hours

Mon-Thu:

9:00 AM – noon;
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

SunnuBelinda Sunnu

Special Events & Recruitment

4289 Bunche Hall

(310) 206-7558

bsunnu@polisci.ucla.edu

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

Office Hours

Mon-Fri:

7:30 AM – 1:30 PM;
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Jason Lo

System Administrator

4271 Bunche Hall

(310) 206-3767

jasonlo@polisci.ucla.edu

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

Mon-Fri:

7:00 AM – 3:15 PM

Libby YoonLibby Yoon

Personnel Manager

4289F Bunche Hall

(310) 825-2163

libby@polisci.ucla.edu

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

 

Office Hours

Mon-Fri:

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Christiane Allison

Personnel Coordinator

4289D Bunche Hall

(310) 825-1385

callison@polisci.ucla.edu

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.