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Undergraduate Advising

Staff Advisors

Pamela Kisting
Email: pkisting@ucdavis.edu
Phone: (530) 752-2873
Advising Hours: Drop-ins Tuesdays and Thursdays* 1-3:30 p.m. or by appointment
Location: 1284 SS&H; Please check in for your appointment at 1282 SS&H

Schedule Appointment with Pam

Kelli Sholer
Email: kmsholer@ucdavis.edu
Phone: (530) 752-4564
Advising Hours: Drop-ins Tuesdays and Thursdays* 1-4 p.m. or by appointment
Location: 1285 SS&H; Please check in for your appointment at 1282 SS&H

with Kelli

*Unavailable every third Thursday of the month due to a mandatory staff meeting

Peer Advisors

Gabby Trujillo
Email: socantadvisor@ucdavis.edu
Open Advising Hours: Monday and Friday 9-11 a.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m.-noon
Location: 1283 SS&H; Please check in at 1282 SS&H

Andrea Lanter
Email: socantadvisor@ucdavis.edu
Open Advising Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m.-noon
Location: 1283 SS&H; Please check in at 1282 SS&H

Elissa Niccum
Email: socantadvisor@ucdavis.edu
Open Advising Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 1-4 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m.
Location: 1283 SS&H; Please check in at 1282 SS&H

*Please note: Peer Advisors cannot sign forms. You must see a staff advisor for any form or document requiring a signature.

*Peer Advisor schedule is subject to change


Drop-in Appointments should be used for...
Scheduled appointments with staff advisors should be reserved for...
...major checks. You may also request a major check online.
...signed academic plans (e.g., athletic plans, financial aid plans, plans requested by the Dean's Office).
...quarter-by-quarter plans (not signed).
...multiple major and/or minor petitions.
...general inquiries about a major or minor in Sociology.
...declaring Sociology as your major.

Questions about General Education, Planned Educational Leave Program (PELP), or Permission to Drop (PTD)? Please visit L&S Advising.

Research Spotlight

Article Reference Increasing heterogeneity in the economic returns to higher education in urban China (The Social Science Journal. 2013) Hu, A and Hibel, J

Article Reference Patriarchy, Resources, and Specialization: Marital Decision-Making Power in Urban China (Journal of Family Issues, 34(7):885--917. 2013) Shu, X, Zhu, Y, and Zhang, Z

Article Reference Assimilation and emerging health disparities among new generations of U.S. children (Demographic Research, 25:783--818. 2011) Hamilton, E, Cardoso, JB, Hummer, RA, and Padilla, YC

Article Reference The Enduring Significance of Racism: Discrimination and Delinquency Among Black American Youth (Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(3):662--676. 2011) Martin, MJ, McCarthy, B, Conger, RD, Gibbons, FX, Simons, RL, Cutrona, CE, and Brody, GH