The Graduate Student Advisor to the Dean of Graduate Studies and Chancellor
As a key leadership position, the Graduate Student Advisor to the Dean of Graduate Studies and to the Chancellor (GSADC) is the campus graduate student representative serving as a voice for graduate student concerns, needs and perspectives. In addition to their work with the Chancellor, the Dean of Graduate Studies, the Graduate Council and other campus administrators, the GSADC meets with graduate students, the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and other graduate student groups and organizations. This position also provides the opportunity for professional development during which the GSADC may hone their leadership skills while also becoming familiar with university administration, particularly in relation to graduate education.
2022-2023 GSADC Ryan Hodge
Ryan Hodge graduated from University of California, Davis in 2016 with a B.S. in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior. He then obtained an M.S. in Child Development here at UC Davis, and is excited to continue on in the HDGG doctoral program. Ryan’s research aims to apply positive youth development approaches to understanding adolescent socio-emotional and neurobiological development. Overall, his research aims to assess individual difference characteristics that may contribute to adaptive functioning and positive developmental trajectories. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys hiking, cooking, and traveling.”
Email Ryan at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to arrange a meeting to voice concerns about administrative policies, input your opinion on graduate student representation, or discuss difficulties encountered in your course of study.