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Graduate School

University of the Pacific
Knoles Hall 2nd Floor, Room 211
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA, 95211

Contact Us

Graduate School

 Sangeeta (Manali) Jha
Graduate Services Specialist 
(209) 932-2928

 Olivia Nash
Assistant Dean
(916) 739-7271
Knoles Hall, Room 207 B
(209) 946-3929

Dean's Office
Knoles 211 B

 Thomas H. Naehr
(209) 932-3280

Thomas H. Naehr, Ph.D.
Dr. Naehr comes to Pacific from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi(TAMU-CC), where he has served as the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies since 2013. During his academic career, he has sailed on more than a dozen offshore research expeditions, published extensively in national and international journals and presented to national and international audiences. Naehr joined TAMU-CC in 2000 and was promoted to Associate Professor of Geology and Environmental Science and Harte Research Associate in 2006. From 2003 to 2009, he served as Program Coordinator for the Geology Program, where he was instrumental in reshaping the geology undergraduate curriculum. In 2007, Naehr was named Oceanography and Climate Research Fellow by the Hanse Institute for Advanced Study in Delmenhorset, Germany. He has served as TAMU-CC's Coastal and Marine System Sciences Program Coordinator since 2015.
Prior to his tenure at TAMU-CC, Naehr began his academic career as a post-doctoral fellow at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California in 1998. He earned his Ph.D in Marine Geology in 1996 from the IfM-GEOMAR Research Center for Marine Geoscience, Kiel, Germany, and a Diplom (MS) in Geology and Paleontology from the Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany in 1993.

Dean Naehr Fall Open Office Hours

Dean of the Graduate School Thomas Naehr will host open office hours on all three campuses to meet with faculty, staff, and students to answer questions and discuss Graduate School activities. No appointment necessary; first-come, first served.

Stockton Campus: Knoles Hall 211
Every Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm  

Sacramento Campus: Administration Building Room 100
Every Friday from 11:30 am to 01:00 pm
October 06 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm
November 03 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm
December 01 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm  

San Francisco Campus: University Center - check in at Reception Desk
September 26 from 11:00 am to noon
October 25 from noon to 2:00 pm and 5:00 to 6:00 pm
November 29 from noon to 2:00 pm and 5:00 to 6:00 pm