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Erica Lennard

Assistant Dean, Graduate Academic Affairs

  • Graduate academic policies and procedures
  • Program Reviews
  • New degree proposals
  • Curricular change proposals
  • Liaison with Graduate Council
  • Dissertation/Thesis embargo extensions
  • Program Director and PGD appointments
Erica has been dedicated to serving faculty, students, and staff throughout her extensive career at UC San Diego, a career that has spanned over 20 years. Before joining the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs (GEPA), Erica held roles in several other units on campus, including the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the Department of Psychology, the Qualcomm Institute (Calit2), the Department of Literature, UC San Diego Extension, and the California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP). She is also a San Diego native and a proud Triton alum, earning her bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego in Psychology. Erica is committed to the student-centered mission of our campus and to forming collaborations across campus in support of graduate education.
Despite not being a regular runner, Erica has completed 17 Half Marathons since 2010.