Department Chair


Justin Richland


Director of Graduate Studies


Mei Zhan


Director of Graduate Admissions


Eleana Kim


Director of Undergraduate Studies & Undergraduate Honors Program


Kristin Peterson


Graduate Advisor


Jennifer Gerson


Administrative Staff


Aubrey Bayoneta
Monica Rodriguez
Melissa Valdez


Mailing Address
Department of Anthropology
3203 Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway
University of California-Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-5100

Telephone: (949) 824-3230

Direction (UCI Campus)
The Department Administrative Suite is located on the 3rd floor of the Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway Building.
See: SBSG Building (214)

Directions to the campus can be found here.



For questions concerning course planning, change of major requests, financial aid appeals, course substitutions, and information regarding honors and graduation, contact the Social Sciences Undergraduate Student Affairs.

1201 Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-5100
Phone: (949) 824-6803
Fax: (949) 824-2492



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