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Global Strategic Plan Committee

Global Strategic Plan Committee Membership

As part of the university’s strategic planning process, this UC Davis Global Strategic Plan Committee will partner with the campus community to create the first Global Strategic Plan for UC Davis.


  • H. Rao Unnava, Dean, Graduate School of Management
  • Fadi Fathallah, Associate Vice Provost of Global Education and Services, Global Affairs, and Professor Biological and Agricultural Engineering


Colleges and Schools

  • College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences: Ermias Kebreab, Professor, Animal Science, Associate Dean for Global Engagement
  • College of Biological Sciences: Walter Leal, Distinguished Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • College of Engineering: Roland Faller, Professor and Department Chair, Chemical Engineering
  • College of Letters and Science: John Slater, Professor and Department Chair, Spanish
  • School of Education: Nancy Erbstein, Associate Vice Provost of Global Education, Global Affairs, and Associate Professor in Residence, School of Education
  • Graduate School of Management: H. Rao Unnava (co-Chair), Dean and Professor
  • School of Law: Beth Greenwald, Professor and Associate Dean of International Programs
  • School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing: Michael Wilkes, Professor and Director of the Global Health Sciences
  • School of Veterinary Medicine: Patricia Conrad, Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean for Global Programs

Academic Senate

  • Committee on International Education: Timothy McNeil, Professor of Design, College of Letters and Science
  • Graduate Council: Carlee Arnett, Associate Professor of German, College of Letters and Science
  • Undergraduate Council: Colleen Bronner, Lecturer PSOE, Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
Other Campus Units
  • Budget and Institutional Analysis: Erika Jackson, Assistant Director of Institutional Research
  • Continuing and Professional Education: Anneli Adams, Associate Dean for International Education
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Raquel Aldana, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Diversity, and Professor of Law
  • Global Affairs: Bonnie Shea, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications, Global Affairs
  • Global Affairs: Jolynn Shoemaker, Director of Global Engagements, Global Affairs
  • Office of Research: Paul Dodd, Associate Vice Chancellor for Interdisciplinary Research and Strategic Initiatives


  • Undergraduate Student: Sanjana Battula, Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior, College of Biological Sciences; liaison with ASUCD
  • Graduate Student Association: TBD

How to Get Involved

The Steering Committee welcomes you to send any questions, ideas, or feedback related to UC Davis Global Strategic Planning to

More Information

The work of this committee is a continuation of the work of a 2012 Faculty Committee convened by Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter to review the status of international engagement at UC Davis. The 2012 report was the impetus for broadening the mission of Global Affairs and developing the Global Centers initiative. Other significant campuswide international initiatives currently underway include, among others, Global Education for All.