Staff

Chief Administrative Officer

  • Peter Hinkley

    Peter Hinkley

    MSO
    phinkley@ucsd.edu
    (858) 534-2947
    5235 McGill Hall

    Oversee all Administration

Business Affairs

  • Tiffany Swiderski

    Tiffany Swiderski

    Business Operations Manager
    tswiderski@ucsd.edu
    (858) 534-0289
    5217 McGill Hall

    Oversee all Fiscal & Event Services

  • Hannah Van Etten

    Hannah Van Etten

    Financial Analyst / Operations & Events Coordinator
    hvanette@ucsd.edu 
    (858) 534-4605
    5217 McGill Hall

    Fiscal Services

    Department-hosted talk/events coordination; Department funds management, including purchasing & reimbursement

  • Briana Albertson

    Briana Albertson

    Financial Analyst / Research Administrator 
    balbertson@ucsd.edu
    (858) 534-6805
    5216 McGill Hall

    Fiscal Services

    Contracts and Grants Administration
    Purchasing & Reimbursement, Human Subjects
    Department Funds Assistance

  • Jessica Pacheco

    Jessica Pacheco

    Research Administrator 
    jspachec@ucsd.edu
    (858) 534-2991
    5212 McGill Hall

    Fiscal Services

    Contracts and Grants Administration
    Purchasing & Reimbursement, Human Subjects

  • Nicki Barnes

    Nicki Barnes

    Human Resources Generalist
    lnbarnes@ucsd.edu
    (858) 534-7134
    5211A McGill Hall

    Human Resources

    Employment
    Postdoc, Volunteer, & Visiting Scholar Appointments
    Compensation, Benefits, and Leaves

  • Melvin Issaei

    Melvin Issaei

    Student Assistant
    admin-assist-psyc-g@ucsd.edu
    5217 McGill Hall
  • Brian Li

    Brian Li

    Student Assistant
    admin-assist-psyc-g@ucsd.edu
    5217 McGill Hall

Student Affairs

  • Rachael Wellisch

    Rachael Wellisch

    Student Affairs Manager
    rwellisch@ucsd.edu
    (858) 534-3002
    1517 Mandler Hall

    Daily operations, administration, and management of the Student Affairs unit
    Development and implementation of new advising programs, policies, and procedures
    Course approvals 
    Advises Chair, faculty, and management on a variety of issues
    Teaching and course planning
    Lecturer hiring 
  • Kristi MacKenzie

    Kristi MacKenzie

    Undergraduate Coordinator
    kmacken@ucsd.edu
    (858) 534-8499
    1517 Mandler Hall

    Undergraduate Student Affairs

    Honors Program 
    Psi Chi, Psychology Club 
    Course approvals/petitions
    Grades and degree audits
    Undergraduate Affairs Committee 
  • Samantha Llanos

    Samantha Llanos

    Graduate Coordinator
    sgllanos@ucsd.edu
    (858) 534-4416
    1519 Mandler Hall

    Graduate Student Affairs

    Counseling prospective and current graduate students 
    Graduate enrichment programs, events, workshops and communication
    Teaching Assistant (TA) assignments
    Lecturer and Associate In files
    Graduate funding
    Graduate Affairs Committee
  • Elisa Crossman

    Elisa Crossman

    Undergraduate Advisor
    ecrossman@ucsd.edu
    (858) 534-7143
    1525 Mandler Hall

    Undergraduate Student Affairs

    Course scheduling and enrollment management 
    Textbook needs
    Undergraduate Instructional Assistants (UGIA)
    Undergraduate enrichment programs, events, workshops and communication 
  • Kyler Nathan IV

    Kyler Nathan IV

    Undergraduate Advisor
    klnathan@ucsd.edu
    (858) 246-5202
    1525 Mandler Hall

    Undergraduate Student Affairs

    Computational Social Science minor 
    Major/Minor approvals 
    Office of Students with Disability (OSD) accommodations 
  • Julianne Woo

    Julianne Woo

    Student Assistant
    (858) 534-3001
    1533 Mandler Hall

    Undergraduate Student Affairs

    General advising support 
    Special projects
    Event support 
  • Jayson Cayanan

    Jayson Cayanan

    Student Assistant
    (858) 534-3001
    1533 Mandler Hall

    Undergraduate Student Affairs

    General advising support 
    Special projects
    Event support 

Computing Services

  • Danny Saba

    Danny Saba

    Programmer/Analyst
    dbsaba@ucsd.edu 
    (858) 534-1553
    5237 McGill Hall

    Systems Administration & Tech Support

Building Maintenance

  • Krasi Genov

    Krasi Genov

    Maintenance Assistant
    kgenov@ucsd.edu 
    5217 McGill Hall

    Building Maintenance & Repairs