Staff Directory



Politics staff offices are located on the ground floor of the Merrill Academic Building. We're here to offer advising and assistance.

Hours are limited during the summer.

Please contact us via email to set an appointment in-person or over Zoom. 


Jerry Diaz
  • Pronouns Use my name
  • Title
    • UGP Coordinator/Assistant Manager
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Politics Department
  • Phone
    831-459-2505 (Politics)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Merrill College Academic Building, Merrill 27
  • Office Hours Advising Hours Posted Online
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064

Summary of Expertise

M.A. Higher Ed Admin, U of Michigan

B.A. Sociology, UC Santa Cruz

Advising Certificate, UC Santa Cruz


UC Santa Cruz

UGP Coordinator/Assistant Manager: Politics (2022 - present)

UGP Coordinator: Politics (2014 - 2021)