Undergraduate Advising


Summer Hours: (6/24/19-9/20/19)

Monday - Thursday: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm



       Advising is first-come, first-served with no appointments necessary.

If you have advising questions, please email us at Advising@polsci.ucsb.edu, and we will respond to your questions - usually within the same business day (excluding weekends, holidays and academic breaks).

3838 Ellison Hall




Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Alison G. Keleher, PhD

By appointment only.  Please contact advising@polsci.ucsb.edu to schedule an appointment.

3837 Ellison Hall

Meet the Advisors

Wendy Pham, Senior Advisor

Senior Advisor - Wendy Pham

Entering her senior year at UCSB, Wendy is studying Political Science and Environmental Studies. This past summer Wendy completed a legal internship in Los Angeles, CA while studying for the LSAT. Wendy is also an active member of UCSB’s Legal Education Association for Diversity. She hopes to attend law school upon graduating from UCSB. Until then, Wendy enjoys going on adventures with her friends, baking, and taking pictures. Stop by and say hi!

Deborah Williams, Advisor

Advisor - Deborah Williams

Deborah, a third year, is currently studying Political Science and pursuing a double minor in Religious Studies and Professional Writing. Deborah interns at the Santa Barbara Public Defender's office, holds the position of Secretary on the UCSB Mock Trial 2018-2019 executive board and is a member of Phi Alpha Delta. In her free time, Deborah loves taking road trips, singing musical theatre songs and trying new hobbies all with her friends.

Kate Bell, Advisor

Advisor - Kate Bell

Kate is a fourth year studying Political Science and Communication at UCSB. She spent her third year abroad in Scotland, interning with the Scottish Parliament and studying at the University of Edinburgh. On campus, she is a member of UCSB’s Political Science Club and participates in a research lab group within the Political Science Department. Kate plans to pursue a master’s degree upon graduating, and in the meantime hopes to pet as many dogs on campus as she can.