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The Division of Undergraduate Education

Pepper Canyon Hall is located on Russell Lane. It is directly across from Conrad Prebys Music Center and sandwiched between the Visual Arts Facility and the Gilman Parking Structure.


Leadership & Staff

Location: UC 111- located in the Chancellor Complex
Phone: 858-246-5365

See below to learn more about our team!

Dean, John C. Moore

John Moore received his Ph.D. in Linguistics in 1991 from UC Santa Cruz and has been on the UC San Diego Linguistics faculty since 1992. His research has been in the areas of theoretical syntax, lexical semantics, and Spanish linguistics. His current research includes work on the syntax of Moro (central Sudan), and Spanish, as spoken in the San Diego-Tijuana border region. Before assuming the role of Dean of Undergraduate Education, Dean Moore served as Department Chair, Chair of the Committee on Academic Personnel, Provost of John Muir College, and Chair of the Council of Provosts.

Outside academia, Dean Moore has played flamenco guitar semi-professionally for nearly 50 years and continues regular performances. In 2008 he released a solo guitar CD Cinfución and has another - Amordediosero - in production. Moore has recently begun to publish on flamenco topics, including several Ethnomusicology articles and an annotated translation of José Luis Ortiz Nuevo’s classic Mil y una historias de Pericón de Cádiz (A thousand and one stories of Pericón de Cádiz).

Please click HERE to read Dean Moore's Welcome.

Project Policy Analyst, Hailey Caraballo

Hailey Caraballo is responsible for performing high level analysis on a wide variety of policies, programs, projects and issues. She participates in the development of new programs and executes implementation plans for workgroups and committees that are managed by the Division of Undergraduate Education.

Academic HR Analyst, April Burcham

April Burcham is responsible for academic personnel administration for the Dean of Undergraduate Education (DUE). She also is the DUE liaison to the student-run Course and Professor Evaluations (CAPE) and manages the Freshman and Senior Seminar Programs.

Executive Assistant, Karen Aceves

Karen Aceves is the executive assistant to the Dean of Undergraduate Education. She is also responsible for coordinating several committees inlcuding the Summer Graduate Teaching Scholars Committee and the Council on Undergraduate Education.