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Senior Academic Advisors for Graduate Studies

Rachel De Los Reyes

Senior Academic Advisor - Biological and Medical Sciences

Animal Behavior | Animal Biology | Avian Sciences | Biochemical, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology | Biophysics | Clinical Research | Entomology | Epidemiology | Health Informatics | Immunology | Integrative Genetics and Genomics | Integrative Pathobiology | Microbiology | Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology | Neuroscience | Nursing (Master's Entry Program in Nursing) | Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership (M.S.) | Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership (Ph.D.) | Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership-Family Nurse Practitioner | Nutritional Biology | Physician Assistant Studies | Plant Biology | Plant Pathology | Population Biology | Preventive Veterinary Medicine | Public Health (MPH) | Public Health Sciences (Ph.D.)

Rachel de los Reyes is a Senior Academic Advisor responsible for advising graduate students on degree milestones, Graduate Council and campus policies, graduation requirements, mentorship issues, and admission requirements.  She serves the programs in the biological and medical sciences.

Rachel has been at UC Davis since 2007.  Prior to her arrival at Graduate Studies, she worked in the College of Letters and Science Dean’s Office and the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of California, Davis and her master's degrees in Higher Education Leadership and Higher Education Policy from CSU Sacramento and Walden University. She is currently working on her Ph.D in Education.

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Elizabeth Sturdy

Senior Academic Advisor - Engineering Programs

Accountancy (MPAc) | Biological Systems EngineeringBiomedical EngineeringBusiness Analytics | Chemical Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering | Computer Science Electrical and Computer EngineeringEnergy Systems | Forensic Science | International Commercial Law | Materials Science and Engineering | Maternal and Child Nutrition | Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | Transportation Technology and Policy

Elizabeth Sturdy is a Senior Academic Advisor responsible for advising graduate students on degree milestones, Graduate Council and campus policies, graduation requirements, mentorship issues, and admission requirements.  She serves the Engineering programs, as well as programs in Law and Business.  She also serves on the Mentorship at Critical Transitions Committee, which serves to promote mentorship resources for UC Davis faculty.  Prior to her arrival at Graduate Studies, she worked as the Graduate Program Coordinator for the Graduate Group in Ecology and as an advisor at Undergraduate Admissions.  She continues to serve as an admission reviewer for Undergraduate Admissions each year.  Elizabeth earned her M.A. degree in English from CU Boulder and her B.A. in English from UC Davis.

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Brad Wolf

Senior Academic Advisor - Physical, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics

Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry | Agricultural and Resource Economics | Applied Mathematics | Atmospheric Science | Biostatistics | Chemistry | Ecology | Ecology (Joint Program with San Diego State University) | Environmental Policy and Management | Food Science | Geology | Horticulture and Agronomy | Hydrologic SciencesInternational Agricultural Development | Mathematics | Pharmaceutical Chemistry | Pharmacology and Toxicology | Physics | Soils and Biogeochemistry | Statistics | Textiles | Viticulture and Enology

Brad Wolf is a Senior Academic Advisor responsible for advising graduate students on degree milestones, Graduate Council and campus policies, graduation requirements, mentorship issues, and admission requirements. He serves a variety of programs across campus, including Chemistry, Physics, Statistics, and Ecology. Brad has been at UC Davis since 2014 and prior to his arrival at Graduate Studies, he worked as the Graduate Program Coordinator for the Graduate Program in Chemistry. He earned his M.S. degree in College Student Personnel Services and Administration from the University of Central Arkansas and his B.S. in Applied Developmental Psychology from Eastern Washington University.

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Wallace Woods

Senior Academic Advisor - Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, and Education

Anthropology ArtArt History Child Development CommunicationCommunity DevelopmentComparative Literature | Creative Writing | Cultural StudiesDesign | Dramatic ArtEconomics | Education (Credential/M.A.) | Education (Ed.D.) | Education (M.A.) | Education (Ph.D.) | EnglishFrench and Francophone StudiesGeographyGermanHistoryHuman Development | LinguisticsMusicNative American StudiesPerformance Studies PhilosophyPolitical Science | PsychologySociology SpanishStudy of Religion

Wallace Woods is a Senior Academic Advisor responsible for advising graduate students on degree milestones, Graduate Council and campus policies, graduation requirements, mentorship issues, and admission requirements.  He serves the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science programs, including the School of Education.  Prior to his arrival at Graduate Studies, Wallace was the Graduate Program Coordinator for the Cultural Studies Graduate Group. He also worked as the Admissions and Curriculum Coordinator for the Division of Social Work at CSU-Sacramento.  Wallace has a BS in Criminal Justice from CSU-Sacramento and is a qualified US Army Paratrooper.

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Deanna Ljohki

Senior Academic Advisor - General Inquiries and Support

Admissions | Enrollment | Campus Resources

Deanna Ljohki is a Senior Academic Advisor who provides general advising for our graduate student population, assists with inquiries from the graduate program faculty and staff and oversees prospective applicant inquiries. She joined Graduate Studies in 2010 after relocating from the Bay Area. Deanna is an Aggie alum having received a BS in Human Development.

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Graduate Studies
University of California, Davis
250 Mrak Hall (Second Floor)
One Shields Ave.
Davis, CA 95616

Drop In Advising Hours

Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Closed weekends and university holidays

In addition to drop-in service, we also welcome scheduled student appointments Monday through Friday.
Call (530) 752-0650 to schedule an appointment.