Office of Research and Graduate Studies (new)

RGS Staff


Office Phone Number
Graduate Studies(818) 677-2138
Graduate Evaluators(818) 677-4800
Research and Sponsored Programs(818) 677-2901


Research & Graduate Studies

Dr. Crist KhachikianAssociate Vice President, Research and Graduate
Dr. Amy LevinAssistant Vice President, Graduate
Naty PalosAssistant to
Karen StoreyBudget
Sherrie HixonDirector of Strategic Research Initiatives & Innovation
Erika ReyesProject


Graduate Studies  

Hedy CarpenterDirector Graduate Programs
Gloria RocklinAdministrative Analyst
Wendy Brown-DanksAdministrative 


Graduate Evaluators 

Lani KiaposDPR Senior 
Tanya KiaposGraduate Evaluator tanya.kiapos@csun.eduEvaluator for students with last name A-L
Judy RobertsGraduate Evaluator Evaluator for students with last name M-Z


Research & Sponsored Programs

 NamePosition Email  Notes
Dr. Sheree SchragerManaging Director, Research & Sponsored 
Shirley LangSenior Grants Liaison for:
  • Academic Affairs
  • Student Affairs
  • David Nazarian College of Business & Economics
  • Michael D. Eisner College of Education
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RSCA program
Charlene ManzuetaGrants Liaison for:
  • College of Science and Mathematics
    • Biology
    • Mathematics
  • Marilyn Magaram Center (HHD) 
Liza JohnstonGrants Specialist

Liaison for:

  • Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, & Communication
  • College of Engineering & Computer Science
  • College of Health & Human Development
  • Strength United (EDUC)
  • Limited Submissions
  • Hanover - Research Concierge


Angel Vazquez-Lozada

Grants Specialist

Liaison for:

  • College of Science & Mathematics
    • Chemistry & Biochemistry
    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Geological Sciences
  • Oviatt Library

Jennifer Bloom