Contact the Office of Academic Diversity and Equal Opportunity

For general questions, please contact us at adeo@ucsd.edu

Staff Responsibilities and Contact Information

Carla Solomon (c1solomon@ucsd.edu or 858-534-3623) is director of the Offfice of Academic Diversity and Equal Opportunity.  She assists faculty search committees in using best-practice stragegies to develop large, well-qualified, diverse applicant pools for faculty recruitments, and helps to clarify the University’s responsibilities for compliance with federal and state regulations.  She works in close collaboration with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Equity.

Nathalia Quirk (nquirk@ucsd.edu or 858-246-0490) is responsible for all preliminary work on academic recruitment forms, including electronic Shortlist Reports, Search Reports, and Waivers. She helps train the UCSD community in the use of two AP On-Line applications, e-Waiver and APOL Recruit, and offers instruction on the proper use of other forms and on OADEO procedures. She also implements the annual Faculty Career Development Program, helps develop the Academic Personnel Affirmative Action Plan, and  provides data reports to the Associate Vice Chancellors for Faculty Equity and the Director of Academic Diversity and Equal Opportunity. 

Michael Turner (m7turner@ucsd.edu or 858-534-4497) is responsible for all preliminary work on academic recruitment forms, including electronic Shortlist Reports, Search Reports, and Waivers. He helps train the UCSD community on AP On-Line Recruit applications and EEO compliance. He offers instruction on the proper use of other forms and on OADEO processes & procedures. He also helps develop the Academic Personnel Affirmative Action Plan and provides data reports to the Director of Academic Diversity and Equal Opportunity.

Jennifer Park (jsp003@ucsd.edu or 858-822-5862) is the director of the Partner Opportunities Program (POP) and the Southern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (SoCal HERC).  POP provides assistance and support in the employment search for spouses or partners of ladder-rank faculty candidates and appointees, and of those in senior management positions who hold academic appointments. SoCal HERC supports the efforts of its 25 member institutions in recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty, administrators, and staff through sharing information and resources. In addition, Jennifer also provides diversity resources and supports the Search Plan process for faculty recruitments in APOL-Recruit.