Victoria Jones, Ph.D.
Chief Global Affairs Officer
Dr. Victoria Jones oversees global strategy, campus coordination and diplomacy. She holds a doctorate from Cornell University, an MA from the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California. She taught international marketing for 15 years and earned tenure in both Brazil and the US.
Senior Director for Global Affairs - Search Pending
Anne Demarie, J.D.
International Agreements Officer
Anne Demarie assists faculty and staff with the development and execution of international agreements that further UCI's global strategy. As part of that process, Anne ensures that agreements are reviewed and approved by the appropriate campus departments, including legal counsel, export control, immigration services, risk management, and others as needed.
Hye-Won Shin, Ph.D.
Director of Korea Engagement
Dr. Hye-Won Shin serves as the international liaison for Korean and Asia relations. She is involved in departmental, college, and university level initiatives that promote UCI’s vision of becoming a global leader in education and innovation. Her role is to facilitate collaborative relationships with educational, governmental, and private industrial entities in Korea and other Asian countries. As a biomedical scientist with a chemical engineering background and clinical translational science experience, Dr. Shin is responsible for connecting UCI's K-12 educational programs with public and private schools in Asia. In addition, Dr. Shin leads UCI’s Korean Alumni Chapter, the very first international alumni chapter at UCI.
Jamina Ovbude serves as the primary contact for general inquiries, by phone, email or in-person. She also provides executive level administrative analysis and support to Assistant Vice Chancellor, Dr. Victoria Jones.
Celyn Matienzo assists in general office work including filing and background research for projects. She also helps manage and maintain the website.