DECADE Mentors 2018-12-20T12:49:56+00:00


About DECADE Mentors 

DECADE  Mentors are committed to fostering and inclusive environment within their academic programs, and promoting diversity within the student population. They serve as a resource to graduate students and faculty alike, collaborating with Equity Advisors and Graduate division to accomplish the program’s goals. The DECADE Mentor Program is directed by Professor Roxane Cohen Silver, Associate Director of the ADVANCE Program.

There are currently 43 DECADE Mentors campus wide, each covers a specific graduate program within the school.

Current DECADE Mentors 

School Graduate Program DECADE Mentor Email
Arts Art Simon Leung
Dance Tong Wang 
Drama Lonnie Alcaraz
Music Nina Scolnik
Biological Sciences Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Donovan German
Developmental & Cell Biology; Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Melissa Lodoen
Neurobiology & Behavior Susana Cohen-Cory
Business Schoolwide Libby Weber
Education Schoolwide Susanne Jaeggi
Engineering Biomedical Engineering Wendy Liu
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Tayloria Adams
Civil Engineering Farzin Zareian
Electrical and Computer Engineering Ozdal Boyraz
Materials Science & Engineering Tim Rupert
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Haithem Taha
Grad Division Sponsored Programs Mathematical, Computational, and Systems Biology German Enciso
Network Systems Nalini Venkatasubramanian
Transportation Sciences Nalini Venkatasubramanian
Humanities Comparative Literature Herschel Farbman
English Elizabeth Allen
History Andrew Highsmith
Spanish Luis Aviles
Visual Studies Kristen Hatch
Information and Computer Sciences Computer Science  Nalini Venkatasubramanian
Informatics Melissa Mazmanian
Statistics Michele Guindani
Medicine Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences Masashi Kitazawa
Anatomy, Biological Chemistry, Experimental Pathology, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Neurobiology, Physiology and Biophysics Todd Holmes
Nursing Sciences Nursing Sciences Lorraine Evangelista
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Pharmaceutical Sciences Claudia Benavente
Physical Sciences Chemistry Ann Marie Carlton
Earth System Science Claudia Czimczik
Mathematics Alessandra Pantano
Physics & Astronomy David Kirkby
Program in Public Health Public Health Cynthia Lakon
Social Ecology Criminology, Law & Society Valerie Jenness
Urban Planning and Public Policy Martha Feldman
Psychological Science Candice Odgers
Social Sciences Anthropology Kristin Peterson
Chicano/Latino Studies Laura Enriquez
Cognitive Science Emily Grossman
Economics Antonio Rodriguez-Lopez
Logic and Philosophy of Science Jim Weatherall
Political Science Mary McThomas
Sociology Ann Hironaka

Resources for DECADE Mentors