Our Staff

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Jason Chou, GradQuant and GSRC Program Specialist

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 an M.A. in Philosophy (Talbot Theological Seminary), and his background includes studies in higher education (UC Riverside) and music production (Musicians Institute). 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

Victoria Romano
Victoria Romano, GSRC Lead Consultant
Victoria is a PhD candidate in Digital Composition at UC Riverside. A native of New Jersey, she completed a BMus in Music Composition and a Minor in Sociocultural Anthropology at Rutgers University. She holds a Master's in Ethnomusicology from UC Riverside. Namely, she composes for film, theater, and collaborates on pop music arrangements for a wide array of artists and bands. When not working on music projects or supporting UCR’s graduate students, she enjoys reading, filmgoing, and foraging.

Office: University Office Building 141