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. 


Hollie Clausnitzer
  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Department Manager
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Politics Department
    • Legal Studies
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Merrill College Academic Building, Merrill 25
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064

Summary of Expertise

B.S. University of Minnesota, College of Education and Human Development


UC Santa Cruz

Department Manager: Politics (2018 - present)

Department Manager: Philosophy (2009 - 2018)

Graduate Coordinator: Literature (2004 - 2009)