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Staff Directory

Building Abbreviations:

  • ECON = Economics Building
  • SH = Sequoyah Hall

 

Staff Directory Name and Info
Isaac Amad

Isaac Amad

Job Title: Director of Student Affairs

Overview: Isaac oversees the programmatic activities of the undergraduate and graduate programs including admissions and recruitment, student advising, curriculum programming, course scheduling, and staffing.

Office Phone: TBD

Room/Office#: TBD

Email: iamad@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Chris Chatfield

Chris Chatfield

Job Title: Project Manager, Faculty Assistant

Overview: Project manager for the Econ Video Handbooks. Provides faculty support for Professor Joel Watson's research, service and instruction, including support for his nonprofit company, EconJobMarket.org, that helps run the market for academic economists.

Processes reimbursements, reconciles travel, coordinates meetings, events and seminars for Professor Karthik Muralidharan.

Office Phone: N/A

Room/Office#: N/A

Email:  cchatfield@ucsd.edutjbrailey@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: MWF 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, TTH 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thomas Brailey

Thomas Brailey

Job Title: Research Associate 

Overview: Conducts data analysis for Professors Paul Niehaus and Karthik Muralidharan at the Payments and Governance Research Program. Works primarily with survey data at all stages of the research project, from sampling and randomization to data visualization and statistical analysis. 

Office Phone: N/A

Room/Office#: 5th Floor SSB

Email:  tjbrailey@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Jennifer Buenrostro

Jennifer Buenrostro

Job Title: Undergraduate Advisor II

Overview: Assisting with all undergraduate advising needs that consist of enrollment, course petitions and major requests. Overseeing several different programs for the department that include but are not limited to: Student Awards, Honors Program and Triton Days.     

Office Phone: 858-534-3385

Room/Office#: SH 245B

Email: jmbuenrostro@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Nicole Daneshvar

Nicole Daneshvar

Job Title: Business Operations Manager

Overview: Oversees department financial administration (including state funds, contracts/grants, intramural awards, grad funds, gifts/endowments), staff human resources, and business operations management.   

Office Phone: 858-822-1231

Room/Office#: SH 254

Email: ndaneshvar@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Burak Eskici

Burak Eskici

Job Title: Project Director

Overview: Burak Eskici is a project director at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), managing three research portfolios, the Payments and Governance Research ProgramRISE India CRT, and the Program on the Indian Economy.  

Office Phone: N/A

Room/Office#: N/A

Email: beskici@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Andrew Flores

Andrew Flores

Job Title: Instructional Services Coordinator

Overview: Responsible for the quarterly schedule build, the hiring of Instructional Assistants (TAs, Readers, UIAs), ordering textbooks, and submitting course changes. Reviews CAPEs for Instructors and TAs each quarter.

Office Phone: 858-534-1867

Room/Office#: N/A

Email: aflores@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Sue King

Sue King

Job Title: Chief Administrative Officer

Overview: Reports to the department chair, and works with her/him to oversee all department operations including academic personal, staff human resources, undergraduate program, graduate student employment and support, finance, space and facilities maintenance.      

Office Phone: 858-534-1056

Room/Office#: SH 256

Email: sking@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Tracy Liu

Tracy Liu

Job Title: Academic Personnel Analyst

Overview: Oversight and management of administrative academic personnel functions for faculty, lecturers, and scholars.   

Office Phone: 858-534-3384

Room/Office#: SH 252

Email: trL002@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Genna Petoscia

Genna Petoscia

Job Title: Undergraduate Advisor II

Overview: Advises students in our majors regarding course selection, enrollment, and graduation requirements. 

Office Phone: TBD

Room/Office#: SH 245 A

Email: gpetoscia@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Gabriela Ray

Gabriela Ray

Job Title: Student Services Officer

Overview: Advise students in our majors about courses, enrollment, and major requirements.

Office Phone: 858-534-3386

Room/Office#: SH 245

Email: gray@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Jessica Williams

Jessica Williams

Job Title: Graduate Advisor

Overview: Point of contact for all graduate processes including admissions, job market, qualifying examinations, advancement to candidacy and graduation.

Office Phone: N/A

Room/Office#: SH 251

Email: jjwilliams@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

UCSD ECON

Andrew Zau

Job Title: Statistician

Overview: Data analyst for the San Diego Education Research Alliance. Research involves education policy, accountability, achievement, and equity.

Office Phone: 858-822-4521

Room/Office#: SH 240

Email: azau@ucsd.edu 

Michelle Galvez

Michelle Zhou

Job Title: Events/Fiscal Coordinator

Overview: Process reimbursements, reconciles travel, coordinates events and seminars for the Economics Department as well as Faculty support. 

Office Phone: 858-722-7765

Room/Office#: SH 242

Email: mgzhou@ucsd.edu

Working Hours: M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm