Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Advisory Council

The SJSU Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) Advisory Council provides strategic vision to advance the state of research, scholarship, and creative activities at San José State University. The RSCA Advisory Council advises the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Research, providing feedback and suggestions on RSCA-related initiatives, policies, and procedures. The Council also facilitates communications with the colleges and serves to provide the AVP with independent reviews for limited submissions and financial conflict of interest.

RSCA Advisory Council Representative

The RSCA Advisory Council is comprised of one member from each college and the university library, each appointed by the respective dean.

Representative Title College
Marco Pagani Associate Dean Lucas College of Business
Mark Felton Faculty Associate Dean for Research Lurie College of Education
Xiao Su Associate Dean, Graduate Studies & Research Davidson College of Engineering
Marc d’Alarcao Dean College of Graduate Studies
Laurie Drabble Interim Associate Dean of Research College of Health & Human Sciences
Jason Aleksander Associate Dean for Faculty Success and Research

College of Humanities and the Arts

Sandra Hirsh Associate Dean for Academics College of Professional and Global Education
Miri VanHoven Associate Dean of Research College of Science
Camille Johnson Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Success

College of Social Sciences

Emily Chan Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship

MLK, Jr. University Library

RSCA Advisory Council Meeting Protocol

The RSCA Advisory Council is chaired by the Associate Vice President of Research, Office of Research, Division of Rsearch & Innovation. The RSCA Advisory Council meets monthly in the academic year, or more frequently as needed. Meetings during the summer months are held at the discretion of the Council.

RSCA Advisory Council Meeting Information

If you have any items or topics you would like to bring before the RSCA Advisory Council, please contact the Associate Vice President for Research at officeofresearch@sjsu.edu.