Our Staff

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Jason Chou, GradQuant and GSRC Coordinator

Jason has been supporting student success at UCR since 2004. He has an M.A. in TESOL (Biola U.) and taught English language at Mt. San Antonio College and at Chiang Mai University before coming to UCR. He also has a B.A. in Physiology and Cell Biology (UC Santa Barbara), and his background includes studies in higher education, philosophy, and music production. He enjoys spending time with his family, and in his solo moments he likes to read, play guitar, surf, or observe clear night skies with binoculars and a telescope.

Office Hours: Wednesdays, 10am - 11am, on Zoom
Office: University Office Building 141

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Nathaly Martinez, GradSuccess Lead Consultant

Nathaly earned her B.A. in Sociology and a minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of California, Riverside, and a Master's in Higher Education from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. She is a Doctoral student with a focus on Higher Education Administration and Policy. Nathaly is passionate about being involved in the City of Riverside through multiple organizations, focusing on issues pertaining to student engagement, social justice advocacy, access, diversity, and inclusion of students of color in higher education. During her free time she enjoys spending time reading, exercising, traveling, and watching movies with her dog Honey.

Office: University Office Building 141

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Kristoffer Ekroll, GSRC Lead Consultant

Kristoffer is a PhD candidate in the English department and is in his fifth year as a graduate student at UCR. He works on representation and navigation of architecture and space in Gothic and horror; oftentimes with a queer lens. Kristoffer (or Kris) came to the US from Norway and enjoys hiking, cooking, baking, and photographing odd things.



Office: University Office Building 141