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Linguistics Staff Calendar


Linguistics Department Staff

Department Leadership

  • Professor Robert Kluender

    Department Chair

    Phone: (858) 534-1150
    Office: AP&M 4240

  • Christina Knerr Frink

    Chief Administrative Officer

    Phone: (858) 534-3602
    Office: AP&M 4161

    Leadership, management, and oversight of all administrative functions including strategic planning, budget and financial management, human resources, labor relations, policy development, internal control, and risk management, external relations, space and facilities, health and safety, and the administrative information systems. Grant proposals & budgets. Contract & grant pre- and post-award administration.

Academic Personnel/HR/Fiscal

  • Jeffrey Lau

    Academic HR Analyst

    Phone: (858) 534-1146
    Office: AP&M 4018

    Academic Personnel, Human Resources, Department fund accounting, Purchasing, Travel, Reimbursement; Payroll administration; Timekeeping

Linguistics Language Lab & Library

  • Rula Kassicieh

    Language Lab and Media Library Coordinator

    Phone: 858-822-3482
    Office: AP&M 3432

    Language Lab Student Assistants

    Phone: 858-822-3482
    Office: AP&M 3432

    Linguistics Language Lab services, print and media collections, teaching aids, course textbooks, internet resources.

Student Affairs

  • Alycia Randol

    Linguistics Undergraduate and Graduate Student Advisor

    Phone: (858) 534-1145
    Office: AP&M 3216
    Email: | |

    Advising Hours: By appointment only over phone and Zoom (please send your questions through VAC)

    Linguistics Department student services; undergraduate major and minor advising; linguistics graduate admissions; academic coordination.

  • Rachel Pekras

    Language Program Coordinator and Advisor

    Phone: (858) 822-2711
    Office: AP&M 3101
    Email: |

    Linguistics Language Program (LLP) and Heritage Language Program (HLP) student advising; graduate student employment coordinator; department room reservations and key management.

  • Olivier Jamois

    Linguistics and Language Program Student Services Advisor

    Phone: (858) 534-3601
    Please leave a message with your name and phone number if I don't answer
    my office phone.
    Office: AP&M 4016

    Advising Hours: Appointments via Zoom accepted any weekday. In-person appointments Tuesday & Friday only. Walk-ins accepted Tuesday and Friday from ~1-4.

    Curriculum and classroom scheduling. Student services and event coordinator.