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Pre-Award Faculty Fellow: Dr. Denise Garcia

Dr. Denise Garcia will serve as the Pre-Award Faculty Fellow from March 2024 to August 2025. Dr. Garcia is the Director for the Center for Training, Research, and Educational Excellence (CTREE) at CSUSM. She has a strong record of providing education and support to students from underrepresented groups. She received her PhD in Genetics in 1991 from Texas A&M University and then performed research at the Australian Institute of Marine Science and Tufts University prior to joining CSUSM in 1996. Among her many contributions to the campus, she served as Chair of Biological Sciences from 2005-2010 and Associate Dean of CoEHHS from 2012-2017. She has provided leadership across the campus over the 23 years she has been at CSUSM.

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