Staff

Karen Ravago
Research Project Specialist
Karen Ravago-Ballaret is a Research Project Specialist for the Pullias Center for Higher Education. She earned her EdD from USC in 2010, and also holds an MA in Higher Education Administration from Boston College and a BA in Psychology from USC. Read more...
Monica Raad
Administrative Services Manager
Monica Raad is the Administrative Services Manager for the Pullias Center for Higher Education. Her background is in private industry technical research. Monica has many years experience in project management.
Tattiya Maruco
Research Project Specialist
Tattiya Maruco is a Research Project Specialist for the Pullias Center for Higher Education. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology, with a minor in English Literature, from San Francisco State University, and her Master's in Social Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Read more...
Carlos Galan
Outreach Advisor
Carlos earned his bachelor’s in History and a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). While at UCLA, he directed a tutoring and mentoring program at Bell Gardens High School. Read more...
Diane Flores
Administrative Assistant
Diane Flores is the Administrative Assistant for the Pullias Center for Higher Education. Her employment background consists of several years of secretarial and administrative work. Diane enjoys all sports, and is particularly fond of soccer. She currently plays on a team coached by her husband.
Michelle Cadena
Program Specialist
Michelle Cadena works for the Pullias Center as an Outreach Program Specialist. Michelle graduated from San Diego State University with a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Education with a focus in Counseling from the Community-Based Block Program (CBB) in 2011. Read more...