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Administrative Staff at Pepperdine GSEP

Dean Farzin Madjidi, EdD Ext 5620 Room 583
Associate Dean, Education Division Anthony Collatos, PhD Ext 5671 Room 526
Associate Dean, Psychology Division Robert A. deMayo, PhD Ext 5747 Room 548
Assistant Dean of Faculty Development and Administrative Affairs Lonnie McNamee, EdD Ext 5617 Room 564
Senior Director, Finance Hairong Gui, PhD Ext 2325 Room 581
Director of Talent Management Maria Wright,EdD Ext 2310 Room 589
Talent Manager Aeisha Palmore Ext 2887 Room 582
Executive Assistant to the Dean Erika Kercheval Ext 5620 Room 584
Office Assistant, Talent Management Vacant    
Office Coordinator Mary Zaliznock    
Administrative Assistant Latrice Richardson Ext 2373 Room 562A
Director of Culture & Community Vanessa Jahn Ext 2344 Room 563
Event Coordinator Desiree Munoz Ext 5756 Room 569C
Alumni and Advancement      
Director of Development Laura Galloway Ext 2880   Remote
Director of Alumni Relations Dr. Renee Dorn Ext 5510 Remote
Alumni Relations Analyst Sofia Henriquez Ext 5619 Remote
Foster Grandparents Program (FGP)      
Executive Director Shanetta Weatherspoon, EdD Ext 5798 Room 200E
Program Administrator Vacant    
IT Support Assistant Samuel Walker    
Career Services      
Executive Director of Career Services Yas Djadali-Hardaway Ext 5632 Room 562
Assistant Director of Career Education and Counseling Nadine Souret Ext 5786 Room 561
Career Services Specialist Frania Arroyo Ext 5715 Remote
Career Design Counselor Usman Khan Ext 5766 Remote
Manager, Grants & Fiscal Services Joanne Lee Ext 2372 Remote
Institutional Review Board (IRB)      
IRB Manager  Daniel Mevorach Ext 2305 Room 524
Student Financial Aid & Student Accounts      
Senior Director, Finance Vacant    
Director, Financial Aid Christell A. Neal Ext 2304 Room 507
Financial Aid Advisor Vacant    
Financial Aid Advisor Vacant    
Financial Aid Advisor Vacant    
Student Accounts Coordinator Brooke Perez Ext 5588 Room 339 IRV
Student Accounts Coordinator Sydney Hark-Odsess Ext 5672/ 5588 Room 520
Business Analytics Manager Elizabeth Luna Ext 2850 Cubicle 569D
Student Services      
Senior Director of Student Success Michelle Blas Ext 5735 Room 575
Associate Director, Student Services and Enrollment Management Arminda Lerma Ext 2328 Remote
Manager of Records & Enrollment for Online Psychology Programs Nazanein Vazira-Bhullar EXT 5657 Remote
Assistant Director of Academic Advising Jane Tucker Ext 5738 Room 556D
Senior Academic Advisor, Education Andrew Disney Ext 5770 Room 556E
Academic Advisor, Education Moises Olavarrieta Ext 5543 Room 556A
Senior Academic Advisor, Psychology Sandy Ghoubrial Ext 5618 Room 556F
Academic Advisor, Psychology Christopher Walther  Ext 5503 Room 556C
Associate Director, Writing Support Regina Meister Ext 2815 Room 579
Manager, Writing Support Carlos Jimenez Ext 5658 Room 579
Writing Support Specialist Kate Sachs   Room 556A
Marketing and Enrollment      
Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment Luke Phillips Ext 5589 Remote
Director of Marketing & Communications Catherine Javier Ext 5603 Remote
Marketing & Content Manager Hailey Lown Ext 5692 Remote
Enrollment Outreach and Partnerships Officer Brianda Garay Ext 5676 Remote
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Karen A. Magner Ext 2331 Room 572
Manager of Enrollment Services Sabrina D. Castellon Ext 2357 Room 573
Enrollment Services Officer  Kelley Hill Ext 5664 Room 565
Enrollment Services Officer  Gary Younger Ext 2334 Room 571
Enrollment Services Officer Katerina Blanchard Ext 5772 Room 566
Enrollment Services Officer Inva Lumi Ext 5532 Room 567
Enrollment Services Officer Odie Mitchell Ext 5533 Room 568
Manager of Enrollment Processing Kara Costello Alley Ext 2850/5560 Room 569D
Enrollment Services Processor Alexander Zakarian Ext 5678 Room 577C
Enrollment Services Processor Joseph Gomez Ext 5782 Room 577D
Admissions & Enrollment Specialist Christopher Le Ext 5667 Room 577D
Admissions and Enrollment Specialist Erendira Martinez Ext 2888 Room 577A
Manager of Admissions and Enrollment Processing Online Ernesto Santiago Elizondo Ext 5762 Room 576
Enrollment Services Officer, Online Psychology Programs Oshumare Davis Ext 5799 Remote
Enrollment Processor, Online Psychology Programs Dominique McCoy Ext 5605 Remote
Enrollment Processor, Online Psychology Programs Deonte Owens Ext 2847 Remote
Director of GSEP Technology Vacant    
IT Support Client Technologies Analyst Vacant    
Education Division Programs:      
Division Coordinator, Education Irene Artavia-Misciagna Ext 2370 Room 530
Administrative Assistant Glenna Hanna Ext 5690 Room 528B
Divisional Director of Institutional Effectiveness Seta Khajarian, EdD Ext 5518 Room 527
Associate Program Director: Teacher Preparation Program  Adriana Garcia Ext 2852 Room 509
Associate Program Director: EdD & PhD Programs Christie Dailo Ext 5612 Room 519
Assistant Program Director - SEC, MS, and TESOL Programs Mahsa Zojaji Ext 2361 Room 518
Certification & Credentialing Manager Terrance Cao Ext 5656 Room 504
Senior Learning Experience Designer Elias Saade Ext 5569 Room 528A
Instructional Designer Vacant    
Yi (Lucy) Lu Yi Lu Ext 2872 Room 528A
Department of Education and Pedagogy      
Department Chair Reyna Garcia-Ramos, PhD Ext 2306 Room 503
Director of Field Experience Ricardo Vigil, EdD Ext 5640 Room 521
MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Program      
Department Chair Kevin Wong, PhD  Ext 5692 Room 513
MS Programs
Department Chair Jennifer Miyake-Trapp, EdD Ext 2891 Room 517
MA in Social Entrepreneurship and Change Program
Department Chair Steve Kirnon, PhD Ext 5173 Remote
Doctor of Education Programs      
Department Chair, Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy Ebony Cain, PhD Ext 1351 Room 139A
Department Chair, Learning Technologies Jennifer Miyake-Trapp, EdD Ext 2891 Room 517
Department Chair, Organizational Leadership Laura Hyatt Ext 5750 Room 527
PhD in Global Leadership and Change Program
Department Chair June Schmieder-Ramirez, PhD Ext 2308 Room 508
Psychology Division Programs:      
Division Coordinator, Psychology Marianne Nicholas Ext 2346 Room 543B
Administrative Assistant, Psychology Caleb Garcia    
MA in Psychology Program      
Program Director Robert A. deMayo, PhD Ext 5747 Room 548
MA in Clinical Psychology Program (Evening Format)      
Program Director Carrie Castaneda-Sound, PhD Ext 1075 Room 127 (Calabasas)
Program Administrator  Claudia Walters    
MA in Clinical Psychology Program, Malibu      
Program Director Kathleen Eldridge, PhD   Malibu
Program Administrator Katelyn Negrete Ext 4608 Malibu
MA in Clinical Psychology Onground Clinical Training      
Clinical Training Manager Elizabeth Duck Ext 8552 Room 139B (Calabasas)
Clinical Training Administrator Kristi Peters Ext 2590 Room 340 (Irvine)
Associate Clinical Training Coordinator Cindy Sayani Ext 8550 Room 126 (Malibu)
Clinical Training Coordinator Rebecca Reed Ext 1078 Room 139B (Calabasas)
Clinical Training Coordinator Tiffany Sarris Ext 5776 Room 547 (West LA)
Clinical Training Coordinator Lindsey Peters Ext 2580 Room 340 (Irvine)
MA in Clinical Psychology, Latina/o Emphasis Program      
Program Director Miguel Gallardo, PsyD Ext 2524 Room 340 (Irvine)
Program Administrator Liliana Vasquez Ext 2571 Room 341 IRV
MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Program      
Program Director Adel Najdowski, PhD Ext 1354 Room 139B
Associate Program Director Lusineh Gharapetian Ext 2336 Room 553
Program Administrator Amarillys Loew Ext 2317 Room 541
Clinical Training Coordinator, Online MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Azizull Dhadwal Ext 1476 Room 139A 
MA in Online Psychology Programs       
Assistant Dean Stephanie Woo, PhD    
Program Director Kristen Dial, PsyD Ext 5621  
Senior Program Administrator Alexea Howard Ext 5504 Room 536
Administrative Assistant Joshua Willis Ext 5622 Remote
Online Enrollment Services Officer Oshumare Davis Ext 5799   
Enrollment Services Processor Dominique McCoy Ext 5605 Room 537
Advisor Support Specialist Breanna Lien Ext 2518 Room 211 (IRV)
Director of Clinical Training, MA Clinical Psychology (MFT/PCC)
Online Program
Amy Tuttle Ext 2523 Room 343
Clinical Training Coordinator, MS in Applied Behavior Analysis
Online Program
Azizull Dhadwal Ext 1476   Room 139A 
Clinical Training Coordinator, MACLP Online Program Ruth Park   Remote
Clinical Training Coordinator, MACLP Online Program Amanda Sharp   Remote
Doctor of Psychology Program      
Program Director Edward P. Shafranske, PhD Ext 2521 / 2832 Room 334 / 554
Director, Clinical Training LaTonya Wood, PhD Ext 5635 Room 546
Program Research Coordinator Natasha Thapar-Olmos, PhD Ext 5654 Room 551
Associate Program Director Yasmin Rahdari Ext 5607 Room 550
Administrative Assistant  Sophie Ferreira   Room 543A
Community Counseling Centers      
Clinic Director, Irvine Graduate Campus Teresa Celada-Dalton, PhD Ext 2522 Room 403
Clinic Director, West Los Angeles Aaron Aviera, PhD Ext 2341 Room 559G
Clinic Director, Calabasas Anat Cohen, PhD Ext 1060 Room 114B
PRYDE Program Director Kenneth Woog, PsyD Ext 4120  
HIPAA Coordinator and Clinics Administrator Brandon Haynes Ext 1644  Room 23