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Leadership and administration

Committed to fostering science excellence

Leadership and administration

Committed to fostering science excellence

Roy Haggerty in front of shrubbery
Roy Haggerty, Dean of the College of Science

Message from Dean Roy Haggerty

Welcome to the College of Science, a strong academic community intent on building a better world through scientific discovery. Recognized nationally as a center for excellence in research and teaching, our College is home to some of the world’s leading research in marine, environmental, biomedical and materials sciences.

As a scientist, I am always thinking about the state of science globally, nationally and in Oregon. Science is the single greatest force for good in human history. That is why we do the work we do – seeking knowledge that explains how the universe works and applying our insights to original solutions that improve lives and protect our planet.

If you are driven by a deep curiosity and desire to pursue science, our College offers future scientists, like you, the optimal environment to pursue curiosity-driven research and prepare to make lasting contributions for a healthy planet. You will learn from faculty who pride themselves on innovative teaching methods and doing groundbreaking research that leads to solutions for some of our world's greatest concerns. You will engage in interactive learning opportunities in the classroom and deepen your understanding through experiential learning outside the classroom—by studying overseas, building knowledge in one of 200 research labs on campus or doing an internship at a national lab.

Whether you are motivated to push the boundaries of cancer research, develop new ways to protect marine health, or make a difference in others’ lives in a health profession, our public-minded college will provide the education and support to help you launch your journey.

Start here with a degree in science and go anywhere. Science is better at Oregon State University.

Roy Haggerty

Dean, College of Science

Board of Advisors

The College of Science Board of Advisors is comprised of a diverse group of individuals, distinguished in their careers that span a spectrum of fields related to science programs. They serve as an advisory body to advance our mission and vision within the college, across Oregon and beyond with external constituents. They are an invaluable source of counsel to Dean Haggerty.

Meet our team


Roy Haggerty

Vrushali Bokil
Associate Dean - Graduate Studies and Research

Henri Jansen
Associate Dean - Academic and Student Affairs

Kameron Kadooka
Director for Equity, Access and Inclusion

Bettye Maddux
Director of Research Development

Kim McQueen
Executive Assistant to the Dean

Jessica Siegel
Associate Dean – Academic and Student Affairs

Tze-Yiu Yong
Project and Event Manager

Science Success Center

Heather Arbuckle
Head Advisor

Gabs James
Associate Director of Student Engagement

Jennifer Olarra
Associate Director of Undergraduate Student Recruitment

Tzu-Chin (Claire) Wu
Assistant Director of Career Development

Marketing and Communications

Sharon Betterton
Senior Graphic Designer

Tamara Cissna
Director of Marketing and Communications

Cari Longman
Marketing Manager

Arie Henry
Web and Digital Communications Manager


Marlys Amundson
Director of Development, College of Science

Tom McLennan
Sr. Director of Development

Kacee Navarro
Administrative Assistant