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 Projects(818) 677-2901


Research & Graduate Studies

Dr. Crist KhachikianAssociate Vice President, Research and Graduate
Dr. Amy LevinAssistant Vice President, Graduate
Dr. Megha PatelAssistant Vice President, Research & Economic 
Naty PalosAssistant to
Karen StoreyBudget
Sherrie HixonDirector of Strategic Research Initiatives & Innovation
Daniel RasteinIRB/IACUC
Aaron JenkinsResearch Compliance
Erika ReyesAdministrative


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, Sponsored 
Shirley LangSenior Grants Liaison for:
  • David Nazarian College of Business and Economics
  • Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication
  • College of Humanities
  • CSUN Administration
  • RSCA program
  • Subaward Administration
Charlene ManzuetaGrant Coordinator Liaison for:
  • College of Science and Mathematics
  • College of Health & Human Development
  • Oviatt Library
Liza JohnstonGrant Coordinator  liza.johnston@csun.eduLiaison for: 
  • College of Engineering & Computer Sciences
  • Michael D. Eisner College of Education
  • College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Limited Submissions