Financial Services Analyst

The Financial Services Analyst/Fund Analyst is responsible for departmental purchases, processes all entertainment & travel reimbursement requests and works with the department budgets. She is also the facilities coordinator and provides general support to the Manager.


Academic HR Analyst

The Academic HR Analyst handles all department employment and benefits services for faculty, graduate students and staff. In this capacity, she implements recruitment, and handles merits and promotions. She also is the department’s parking and Visiting Scholars coordinator. Lastly, the Academic HR Analyst works closely with the manager on all payroll and academic budgeting issues.

Kasi McMurray

Management Services Officer (Department Manager)

kasi AT geog.ucla.edu

Kasi, as the departmental manager, is responsible for department operations. She oversees fiscal, personnel and human resources, student, instructional and information technology services for the department. Kasi also manages departmental facilities, budgets and events.

Jenée Misraje

Student Affairs Officer

jenee AT geog.ucla.edu

The SAO is the Graduate and Undergraduate Counselor for the department. S/he provides academic counseling for undergraduates for the Geography major/minor as well as the Geography/Environmental Studies major/minor. S/he is a resource for current graduate students, and also coordinates the admissions and funding process for the MA/PhD program. The SAO is also responsible for class scheduling, course enrollment, coordinates and plans summer sessions courses, seminar and conference room space, as well as graduation.

Lukas Hart

Department Technical Analyst

lukas AT geog.ucla.edu

The Department Technical Analyst handles all computer and networking issues for the department and is the primary interface between the department and the rest of the Social Sciences Center for Education, Research, and Technology (SSCERT). This includes the department website and department labs not run by SSCERT, such as the Graduate student lab and the GIS lab.



Provides cartographic consultation, analysis, and creation of cartographic, and other visual design of information and concepts, including photography, for research and publishing projects, in collaboration with faculty for publication, professional presentation, departmental and instruction. Provide cartographic consultation to Geography students. Contributes a graphic design program for the department website and technical assistance to the Air Photo Archives.

Alejandra Rodriguez

HR/Finance Assistant

alejandra AT geog.ucla.edu

Provides HR and financial assistance, oversees front office, maintains calendars and general department support.