Boggs, Kuan Join CNS Adminstrative Team

We are pleased to announce the addition of our newest CNS staff members.

Cathy Boggs has been named CNS-UCSB's Director of Education Programs and Communication (DEPC). Dr. Boggs was a member of the original CNS-UCSB grant proposal team funded by the National Science Foundation in 2005. She has done prior public relations work for the Center, and served as acting Education Director and then acting DEPC since May, 2011. She will be responsible for managing CNS-UCSB’s education, outreach, and communication programs.

Dr. Boggs holds a Ph.D. in Communication from UCSB, an MA in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in History from Lawrence University. Her prior positions at UCSB include Lecturer in the Department of Communication, Research Communications Coordinator for the Center for Information Technology and Society, and Associate Director of the Carsey-Wolf Center. She previously worked on telecommunications policy and education programs for several nonprofit organizations in Washington, DC.

Valerie Kuan joined CNS-UCSB as Financial/Administrative Assistant in January. In this role, she will assist with travel, purchasing, and event coordination.  Valerie comes to CNS with a robust background in administrative support across both private sector and public higher education.   Valerie can be contacted by telephone at 805-893-7743 (on campus extension 7743), by email at valkuan@cns.ucsb.edu , or in person in Girvetz Hall #2327.