The UCLA Linguistics Department will re-open for normal business operations (M-F 8am-12pm, 1pm-5pm) effective September 20, 2021. Please refer to the UCLA COVID-19 protocols ( when coming to campus and visiting the Department. Everyone is required to wear masks indoors, strongly encouraged to wear masks outdoors, and monitor symptoms (UCLA affiliates must complete the daily symptom survey).


Who to Contact

If you’re unsure who to contact, view our list of staff roles and responsibilities.


StaffOffice HoursRemote Work Days
Ana Ramirez8:00 am – 5:00 pmMondays
Henry Tehrani8:00 am – 5:00 pmThursdays
Kristina Magpayo Nyden8:30 am – 4:30 pmTuesdays
Leigh Bagood8:00 am – 5:00 pmThursdays
Mariam Janvelyan8:00 am – 5:00 pmMondays-Fridays
*In-person as needed
Melissa Jamero8:00 am – 5:00 pmFridays
Sara Hosegera9:00 am – 6:00 pmFridays
Tarah Frost7:00 am – 4:00 pmN/A