Contact Us

NOTE: as of March 19, 2020, the Dean's Office has moved to remote operations as a preventive measure to reduce risk related to the COVID-19 virus. Moving forward, here are your direct contacts for Dean's Office inquiries:

General public with questions, email:
CAS Info,

Students, email:

CAS Advising,
Faculty and staff with student-related questions, email:
Associate Dean Neena Din,
Assistant Dean Pauline Powell,
Assistant Dean Stephanie Bernasconi,
Faculty and staff with general questions, email:
Associate Dean Kristin Moran, (faculty support, including ITS)
Associate Dean Ron Kaufmann, (curriculum)
Assistant Dean Frances Kuhn, (EAs, budget and travel)

Table of USD College departments and contact email addresses for each.
Point of Contact Information
Office Location: Founders Hall, Room 114
Phone Number: (619) 260-4545
Fax Number: (619) 260-4162
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mailing Address: Office of the Dean
College of Arts and Sciences
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego CA 92110
Directions: See campus map to Founders Hall.
Department Email
Art, Architecture + Art History
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Communication Studies
Environmental and Ocean Sciences
Ethnic Studies
Languages, Cultures and Literatures
Liberal Studies
Physics and Biophysics
Political Science and International Relations
Psychological Sciences
Theology and Religious Studies
Graduate Program Email
MFA in Acting
MA in International Relations
MS in Environmental and Ocean Sciences