Graduate Advisors

Esther Blair

Student Affairs Officer III – Graduate Students

4246 Bunche Hall

(310) 825-3372

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am – 4:30pm

Esther is the department’s Senior Graduate Advisor: Esther counsels graduate students on University and departmental requirements for the Ph.D. program. Provides recruitment, admissions, orientation and placement services; coordinates all graduate student funding; assigns Teaching Assistants; oversees graduate counseling; and supervises Diego Garcia and his workload.

Agustin Arredondo

Undergraduate / Graduate Counselor


Agustin is the department’s Undergrad/Grad Advisor: Agustin counsels graduate and undergraduate students on University and departmental requirements for the undergraduate degree and the Ph.D. He assists in graduate recruitment, admissions, orientation and placement. He is responsible for course scheduling, online book ordering and A/V needs for classes. If you have a question related to undergraduate matters, please send a message through MyUCLA Message Center.