University of California, RiversideUCR


Our Staff  


Joe Virata

Joe Virata

Assistant Dean of Students

951-827-7215 | emilio.virata@ucr.edu

Joe Virata has worked at the University of California, Riverside since 1995, providing support to students as they define their personal and educational goals within UCR's diverse community. Joe's work centers on advocacy and social change, emphasizing leadership development and community building. He brings a background of campus and community organizing, with experiences in social services, labor organizing, and educational advocacy.

Before coming to Riverside, Joe served as Director of Asian Pacific Student Services at Loyola Marymount University, Assistant Coordinator of Student/Community Projects at UCLA's Asian American Studies Center, and as community organizer for the Asian American Drug Abuse Program, the Pacific Asian Alcohol Program, and as field organizer with the Service Employee's International Union.

Kristin Tubbs-Jackson

Kristin Tubbs-Jackson

Executive Administrative Officer
Dean of Students

(951) 827-6095 |kristin.jackson@ucr.eduu

Kristin Tubbs-Jackson joined the University of California, Riverside as the Executive Administrative Officer for the AVC and Dean of Students in 2018. Just prior to joining UCR, she served as the Manager of Administrative Services and Assistant to the Dean for the College of Pharmacy at Marshall B. Ketchum University in Fullerton, CA. She also previously served as the Office Coordinator for the Low Vision Department at the Southern California College of Optometry (later to fall under the umbrella of Marshall B. Ketchum University). While working for the University, Kristin participated in multiple medical outreach initiatives in North and South Orange Counties as well as RAM LA in the greater Los Angeles area. Her best memory in providing health care to the underserved, was a 17-day medical mission to Tanzania, Africa to provide vision exams and glasses to patient’s with albinism.

Kristin earned her MBA through the California State University’s school system. Apart from her official responsibilities the Dean of Students, she has outside hobbies like traveling, dancing, being a foodie and frequenting local museums.


Brandy Quarles-Clark

Management Services Officer

(951) 827-2427 | brandy.quarles-clark@ucr.edu

Brandy Quarles-Clark has worked at the University California, Riverside since, 2005.  She has the primary responsibility of overseeing the Business and Administrative operations, Finances, Human Resources, Payroll and Student Affairs for 10 departments in the organizational unit.  Brandy thrives on developing strategies that balance the unit’s needs with employee’s strengths. 

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

The AVC & Dean of Students
381 Highlander Union Building

Tel: (951) 827-6095
Fax: (951) 827-4701
E-mail: deanofstudents@ucr.edu