Albert P. Pisano
Albert P. Pisano is responsible for strategic planning and programmatic development for the Jacobs School. His responsibilities include School-wide research initiatives, space plans, academic affairs, strategic planning and operations, and UC San Diego-wide cooperative initiatives.
Associate Dean for Students
Christine Alvarado's responsibilities include management of student programs; student diversity, equity and inclusion; curriculum organization and content; and management of the instructional infrastructure.
Karen L. Christman
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Welfare
Karen Christman's responsibilities include operation and processing of tenure and promotion cases; management of faculty recruitment and retention; and faculty diversity, equity and inclusion.
Associate Dean for Research
Javier Garay's responsibilities include oversight of large initiatives with national and international reach including the Dean’s Agile Centers; leadership on special projects; and collaboration with the Dean in the development of strategic plans to expand the scope, scale and impact of the School’s research. Garay is also responsible for the identification of new research opportunities, the management of the research infrastructure, the building of research partnerships both domestically and abroad, and the identification of extramural resources for these efforts.
Faculty Equity Advisor
Tana Troke Campana
Senior Assistant Dean and Chief of Staff
Tana Troke Campana is responsible for the central budgeting, financial, human resources, facilities, technical operations and general administration of the Dean's Office.