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Faculty & Staff

Human Developmental Sciences utilizes the intellectual resources of UCSD faculty and staff in over 13 different departments, as well as visiting scholars from all over the world. Academic and administrative professionals interested in available positions within HDS should view our open positions for more information.


Associate Director

Executive Committee

Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated Faculty Emeritus



  • Christina Knerr Frink

    Chief Administrative Officer
    AP&M 4161 | 858-822-3602 |
  • Tessa E. Stanier

    Community Partnerships Coordinator & Academic Advisor
    AP&M 5323 | 858-534-8489 |
  • Alia Welch Partida

    Coordinator of Academic and Student Affairs
    AP&M 5322 | 858-822-3300 |

In Memoriam

  • Mark Appelbaum

    Emeritus Professor of Psychology

    In Memoriam

  • Eduardo Macagno

    Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

    In Memoriam