Department Chair

Justin Richland


Director of Graduate Studies

Mei Zhan


Director of Graduate Admissions

Eleana Kim


Director of Undergraduate Studies & Undergraduate Honors Program

Valerie Olson
Kristin Peterson


Graduate Advisor

Jennifer Gerson


Administrative Staff

Aubrey Bayoneta
Monica Rodriguez
Melissa Valdez



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




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.


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