Advisory Committee

Yong Chen


Miles Corwin

Miles Corwin

Literary Journalism | 




Marcello Fiocco

Marcello Fiocco

Philosophy |





Jerry Lee

Jerry Lee

English |




Scott Lerner

Scott Lerner

Scott Lerner is a lecturer in the Composition Program, which is part of the English Department. He studied creative writing at UCI and enjoys helping students conceptualize, create, develop, and revise all sorts of writing projects. He also mentors students at various stages in their academic journeys. In 2019 he co-founded Lucid, and he now serves as the Coordinator of First-Generation Student Initiatives for the School of Humanities. He can be reached at or during first-gen office hours (click here for quarterly schedule).


Judy Wu

Judy Wu

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu is a professor of history and Asian American Studies. She immigrated to the U.S. at the age of six and enjoys mentoring students for research and creative projects. She is an associate dean in the School of Humanities and is the director for the Humanities Center and the Center for Liberation, Anti-Racism and Belonging (C-LAB). She can be reached via email:



Department Representatives

Art History

Jamie Nisbet,



Aleah Hernandez, 


Comparative Literature

Jane Newman,


East Asian Studies

Jon L Pitt, 



Laura O'Connor,


English - Composition

Jennifer Geraci, 


English - MBA

Claire Vaye Watkins, 


European Languages and Cultures

Deanna Shemek, 



Bambi Haggins,


Gender and Sexuality Studies

Laura Kang, 



David Igler,


Humanities Core

Jonathan Alexander,



Annalisa Coliva,


Spanish and Portuguese

Jacobo Sefami, 


African American Studies

Liz Nguyen, 



Asian American Studies

Liz Nguyen, 


Andromache Karanika, 


Comparative Literature

Liron Mor, 

Virginia W. Jackson,



Rachael Collins,


Dean’s Office

Haleema Sood, 



Ryan Chang,

Loren Eason,

Sandy Oh, 

Yolanda Venegas,

Jackie Way, 

Jie Zhuang,

European Languages and Studies

Kai Evers, 


Gender & Sexuality Studies

Laura Hyun Yi Kang,



Samantha Engler,

Joan Malczewski, 

Jessica, Millword, 

Ana Elizabeth Rosas,


Humanities Center

SueJeanne Koh, 


Office of Graduate Study

Geneva Lopez-Sandoval, 


Office of Undergraduate Study

Malinda Pang, 

Whitney Young, 



Anna Boncompagni, 

Marcello Fiocco,

Margaret, Gilbert

Duncan Pritchard,


UCI History Project

Ben Wong,