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Graduate Student Assistant to the Dean and Chancellor

The Graduate Student Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Studies and to the Chancellor (GSADC) serves as a liaison between graduate students and the administration at UC Davis. In addition to regular meetings with the Dean of Graduate Studies, the Chancellor, Graduate Council, and other campus administrators, the GSADC is available to meet with graduate students, both formally (through the GSA and other graduate student groups and organizations) and informally in order to represent graduate student concerns and perspectives as accurately as possible.

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Amandeep Kaur,
Graduate Student Assistant to the Dean and Chancellor 2013-14

Amandeep Kaur is a Ph.D. candidate in Physics, with a focus on theoretical condensed matter physics, effects of core polarization on dielectric properties, phonons, quasi particle energies, and more. She has earned her bachelor's in Math Honors and master's in Physics Honors from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. Leadership and service being her passion, she is spearheading multiple projects which include a jobs initiative for graduate students, building pipelines for graduate women students in STEM, and enhancing the retention of underrepresented graduate students at UC Davis. Additionally, she started a new initiative as a part of her Professors for the Future Project which she calls 'Emerging Leaders in Policy and Public Service' (ELIPPS) to train the next generation of leaders and prepare them for service in federal and state government and agencies. Prior to her role as GSADC, she spearheaded a campaign in November 2012 to address the policy on Non-Resident Tuition for international graduate students as the member of Chancellor's Graduate and Professional Student Advisory Board.