Staff

IGCC is staffed by the Shared Services Center (SSC) at the School of Global Policy and Strategy. SSC provides administrative support for the School's externally funded research projects, including project management, preaward and postaward fiscal oversight, assistance with the IRB process, event and conference planning and marketing, and editorial support.

For general inquiries, email igcc-communications@ucsd.edu.

  • Eric ANDERSON

    Research Analyst
    eanderson@ucsd.edu
    858.534.8049

    Eric Anderson joined IGCC's Study of Innovation and Technology project in China as a researcher in 2012. His research interests include Chinese science and technology policy, industrial organization, and trade of high-tech products. Anderson has a Master of Pacific International Affairs with a focus on international economics and China from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego. In addition to English, he is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

  • Lynne BUSH

    Managing Editor
    lbush@ucsd.edu
    858.534.1979

    Lynne Bush manages print and electronic publications projects for the research programs managed by the Shared Services Center. She is also the primary editor and content manager for the IGCC and PDEL websites, and provides writing and editing support for proposals and reports. Prior to joining UC San Diego, Bush was managing editor of the political science journal International Organization. She received her MFA in creative writing from San Diego State University in 2006. 

  • Misty CERVANTES NGUYEN

    Business Officer
    menguyen@ucsd.edu 
    858.534.7252

    Misty Cervantes Nguyen is the business officer of the Shared Services Center at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, which provides specialized professional sponsored research staff services to IGCC, PDEL, and other institutes under GPS. Cervantes Nguyen supervises and manages all programmatic and fiscal activities of the Shared Services Center and serves as principal advisor to the directors. Cervantes Nguyen received her Master of Pacific International Affairs from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego.

  • Nicole DANESHVAR

    Project Manager 
    ndaneshvar@ucsd.edu
    858.822.4932

    Nicole Daneshvar joined the Shared Services Center in February 2017. She provides project management support to IGCC, PDEL, and other institutes under GPS. Before joining the GPS team, Daneshvar worked at the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego.  She holds an MBA from San Diego State University and a BA in communication from UC San Diego.

  • Pamela ENGLER

    Contracts and Grants Specialist
    pengler@ucsd.edu
    858.246.1201

    Pamela Engler is the Shared Services Center's fund manager for contracts and grants under IGCC, PDEL, and other institutes within GPS. With a background in education policy, she previously worked and studied at several universities, including San Diego State University's National Center for Urban School Transformation, Florida State University's Department of Education Policy, University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School for Communication, and the University of Maryland, College Park's Educational Technology Center.

  • Deborah OGLE

    Conference and Fiscal Assistant 
    dogle@ucsd.edu 
    858.534.6106

    Deb Ogle joined the shared services team as the conference and fiscal assistant in July 2016. Previously, she was with the facilities and fiscal group at the School of Global Policy and Strategy. Before GPS, she was an administrative coordinator for the Radiology Department at UC San Diego. Ogle also has extensive experience in the restaurant industry. 

  • Sylvia PLUMMER

    Research Administrator, Analyst
    stplummer@ucsd.edu 
    858.534.4093

    Sylvia Plummer joined the Shared Services Center in July 2016. She is responsible for pre- and post-award administration for IGCC, PDEL, and other institutes under GPS. Prior to joining the team, she worked with UC San Diego health sciences for 12 years in human resources and fund management. Plummer completed her BS in business administration and minor in computer information systems from San Francisco State University. In addition to English, she is fluent in Cantonese Chinese. 

  • Vanessa POOL

    Project Manager 
    vpool@ucsd.edu 
    858.534.7592

    Vanessa Pool joined the Shared Services Center in July 2016. She provides project management support to IGCC, PDEL, and other institutes under GPS. Her major projects include the Information and Communication Technology for Accountability grant and the Bangladesh Visual Media Project. Prior to coming to GPS, she worked on international research projects and program development at the Qualcomm Institute, UC San Diego. Pool holds an MA in American studies from Boston University and a BA in history and American studies from UC Berkeley. 

  • TBN

    Project Manager

    858.822.4959

    Provides project management support to IGCC, PDEL, and other institutes under GPS.