Department of Mathematics


Math Staff

Main Number: (951) 827- 3113

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. & 1 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Math Instructional Support Guide (Staff Support Duties)


Financial and Administrative Officer - Melissa Gomez

951-827-3021   Surge 215   melissa.gomez@ucr.edu

As Business Officer, Melissa is responsible to manage financial, personnel, student affairs, teaching and research support infrastructure operations with the Chair. As Chief Staff, she is responsible for administrative operations.

Financial Analyst - Crissy Reising

951-827-3019   Surge 217   crissyr@ucr.edu

Crissy is responsible for providing financial/budget analysis and fiscal management for the department. The Financial Analyst supervises the Accounting Assistant and the IT Coordinator & Chair's Assistant, reconciles ledgers, processes all pre-awards, administers all contracts & grants expenditures, prepares monthly PI statements and miscellaneous faculty reports. Crissy also serves in an advisory capacity to the FAO and the Chair.

IT Coordinator - James Marberry

951-827-2568   Surge 218   jamesm@math.ucr.edu

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James develops and maintains the department website and oversees the office server. The IT Coordinator oversees all department computer / tech / media. He coordinates room assignments and room reservations in Surge and Pierce (organization, booking, maintenance and special requests with Physical Plant). James also completes TA office hours and serves as the Department Safety Coordinator (DSC).

Travel and Accounting Coordinator - Joyce Sphabmisai

951-827-3116  Surge 216   joycesph@ucr.edu

Joyce is the department iTravel Coordinator and the primary purchaser of supplies and materials in support of Instructional Operations, Faculty Research, and Contract & Grants. The Accounting Assistant also processes the department's mail, coordinates the management of department's keys and makes reservations for Fleet Services and Transportation and Parking Services. Joyce is also responsible for work order requests for Telecom as well as the coordinator for ePay reimbursements.

Academic Scheduling Assistant - Randy Morgan

951-827-3114   Surge 214    randym@ucr.edu

Randy assists the Chair, Vice-Chair, Academic Coordinator and FAO with coordinating instructional schedule and teaching appointments.  Randy also coordinates the Summer Session schedule.  He will work closely with staff in the CNAS Enrollment Management Center and the Graduate Advising office. Randy will be responsible for scheduling meetings and maintaining calendars as requested by the Chair and FAO. Randy also maintains the departmental instructional textbooks and processes exam printing.

Academic Coordinator - Rob Lam

951-827-3117   Surge 211A    roblam@math.ucr.edu

CNAS Graduate Student Affairs Center - Student Services Advisor - John Herring

951-827-2441   Batchelor Hall 1140A   john.herring@ucr.edu

John handles all graduate student affairs business in CNAS for the following departments:  Environmental Sciences, Geological Sciences, and Mathematics.

CNAS Enrollment Management - Kathy Van Horn

951-827-3805   Batcherlor Hall 1140F   katherine.kaufman@ucr.edu

Kathy handles all aspects of enrollment management and academic support: undergraduate enrollment, concurrent enrollment, course proposals, scheduling, and articulation.


- CNAS Personnel Center -

HARVEST Shared Services (Payroll and Leave Coordination) - Jay Palma (Payroll) & Orlandrea Bryson (Leave Coordinator)

951-827-4367 (Jay) / 951-827-4799 (Orlandrea) College Building North 203   jay.palma@ucr.edu

APSU (Academic Personnel) - Tavia Rivera

951-827-3997 (Tavia)  College Building North 301   tavia.rivera@ucr.edu


Undergraduate Advisor - Javier Ramirez

951-827-7228  Pierce  javier.ramirez@ucr.edu


For advising hours see CNAS Advising Ctr

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