October 21, 2002


Dear Colleagues:

It is my pleasure to announce that the Search Advisory Committee for the next Dean of Social Sciences has been formed and that Lorraine McDonnell, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science, has graciously agreed to serve as the chair. The membership of the committee is provided below. The distribution of the advertisement and a call for nominations for this national search will occur right away.

I wish to gratefully thank all those who engaged in the broad-based consultation process, and to extend my sincere appreciation to the committee members for their individual commitments to serve the campus community in this highly important matter.  


Henry T. Yang

Search Advisory Committee for the Dean of Social Sciences
Lorraine M. McDonnell, Chair; Professor and Chair, Political Science
Richard P. Appelbaum, Professor, Sociology/Director, Institute for Social, Behavioral, and
   Economic Research (ISBER)
Gayle Binion, Professor, Political Science/Chair, UC Academic Council
Eileen C. Boris, Blair Hull Professor, Women’s Studies
Reginald G. Golledge, Professor, Geography
Elvin J. Hatch, Professor, Law and Society
Laura Kalman, Professor, History
Beth A. Molineux, Professor, Communication
Francisco A. Lomeli, Professor, Chicano Studies/Spanish and Portuguese
Marti P. Mangan, Office of Admissions and Staff Services
Christopher McAuley, Associate Professor, Black Studies
Juan-Vicente Palerm, Professor, Anthropology/Director, UC Mexus
Llad Phillips, Professor, Economics/Former Acting Provost, College of Letters and Science
Xiaojian Zhao, Associate Professor, Asian American Studies
Associated Students, TBA
Graduate Students Association, TBA
Chancellor’s Staff Advisory Committee, TBA

Consultant to the Committee:
Raymond Huerta