Patty Gallagher

Get in touch

We are always interested in learning about new ideas and projects emerging from the arts division. We are here to support our arts faculty who are doing the work, making a difference, and expanding the definition of arts research.

Our office

1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064


Contact our team

Dee Hibbert-Jones, Faculty Director

Hannah Jasper, Research Development Analyst

Eric Sneathen, Research Development, graduate students

Dr. Holly Unruh,  Executive Director


For general inquiries



We are currently working remotely.


Research Development Office Hours


Weekly, on Mondays, 10:30-11:30



Heather Bell, Director of Research Development for UCSC

Hannah Jasper, Research Development Analyst for the Arts Research Institute 

Irena Polic, Managing Director, The Humanities Institute

Caroline Rodriguez, Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Holly Unruh, Executive Director, Arts Research Institute



Please fill out this form and sign up for a google calendar time slot here.


Questions? Please email Hannah Jasper,

We look forward to meeting with you!