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The Graduate Studies Team

Lara Stemple

Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and International Student Programs
Professor Stemple has overseen the LL.M. and S.J.D. Programs since 2005. She also teaches and writes in the areas of human rights, global health, gender, sexuality, HIV/AIDS, and incarceration.


Vic Telesino

Director of Graduate Admissions
Vic earned his B.A. degree from UCLA in 2004 and joined the Graduate Studies office in 2005. He oversees the admissions processes for the LL.M. and S.J.D. Programs, and supports graduate law students on a range of matters.


Tiffany Parnell

Assistant Director of International Programs
Tiffany joined the Graduate Studies staff in 2009 after earning her graduate and undergraduate degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. Her work includes alumni outreach, marketing, student support and more.


Sidney Matthews

Graduate Studies Manager
Sidney started working at UCLA Law in 2014 after earning her B.A. from Occidental College in 2012. She joined the Graduate Studies staff in 2016 to provide support for incoming and current LL.M., S.J.D., and exchange students.


Mary Puszykowski

Assistant Director of Graduate Studies
Mary joined the Graduate Studies office in 2021. She is from Sydney, Australia, where she earned her LL.B. (2013) and is an admitted solicitor. She provides support to current students and assists with international recruitment.

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