The Dean and Associate Deans provide academic leadership for program development, planning, and decision making in the Graduate Division. Graduate Deans work directly with Executive Staff (Directors) within UCLA’s Graduate Division to oversee admissions, academic services, financial support, external relations, budgets, and information technology. The Graduate Deans are available for assistance if students cannot solve problems within their departments.

Vice Provost for Graduate Education / Dean, UCLA Graduate Division

Robin L. GarrellRobin L. Garrell

Vice Provost/Dean Garrell oversees the Graduate Division and is an ex officio member of the Graduate Council.


Assistant Vice Provost

Assistant Vice Chancellor BersolaSamuel Bersola

Assistant Vice Provost Bersola works with the Vice Provost/Dean on the overall administration of Graduate Division services, on special projects and programmatic efforts to improve graduate education.


Associate Dean

Dean EttnerSusan Ettner


Associate Dean

Dean Carlos GrijalvaCarlos Grijalva


Associate Dean

Dean Renate LuxRenate Lux


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