Meet the Staff
Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct Staff
Kim Burdett, Ph.D.
Kim joined the Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct in September 2018. As the Interim Director, Kim oversees all aspect of the office and serves as a liaison with other campus departments. Over her time at UCI, Kim has worked closely with a wide variety of students from prospective students, first year students, transfer students, continuing students, as well as graduate students and students in professional school, including their partners and families, and understands the unique challenges faced by each group. Additionally, Kim is an advocate for student learning both inside and outside of the classroom.
Kim received her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Higher Education from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. She earned her Master's degree in Counseling with a specialization in Student Development in Higher Education from California State University, Long Beach, and her Bachelor's degree in Social Ecology with an emphasis in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine. Prior to this position, Kim has served as the Director of Verano Place Housing and the Director of Campus Village Housing, as well as other positions in Student Housing and Conference Services.
Associate Director of Student Conduct
Christopher joined the Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct team in May of 2016. As a Student Conduct Officer, he meets with students to resolve allegations of campus policy violations.
Christopher worked with UCI Student Housing for nine years, serving students in different roles. His most recent position was as a Residence Life Coordinator in Mesa Court. There, he supervised the Resident Advisors and adjudicated allegations of Student Housing Policy violations.
Christopher received his Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences from UC Irvine. After graduating and spending a few years on campus, Christopher went back to school and received a Master's degree in Higher Education from Boston College.
Associate Director of Academic Integrity
Brittany joined the Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct in September 2018. Brittany has been with UCI for five years and was previously an International Student Advisor. She enjoys working with students to motivate, educate and help them get the most out of their college experience. She received her Bachelor’s in Sociology from UC Irvine and then went on to teach English in Osaka, Japan and Seoul, South Korea. She received her Master’s in Higher Education Administration from Cal State Fullerton where she worked with first year students, the Alumni Association, and international students.
Academic Integrity & Student Conduct Officer
Cassie joined the Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct in June 2018. She meets with students regarding academic integrity issues and student conduct violations. Cassie enjoys discussing different strategies and goals for success with students.
Cassie worked in Residential Life at UCDC (University of California, Washington Center) in Washington, D.C. for 2 years before coming to UCI. She earned her Bachelor’s degree of Music at Lewis & Clark College and her Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration at Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education & Counseling. Cassie is happy to help navigate students to the many resources available to them on and around campus (as well as discuss music, sports, and giraffes)!
Academic Integrity & Student Conduct Officer
Sammie joined the Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct in October 2018. He meets with students regarding academic integrity issues and student conduct violations. Sammie likes to connect with students about their interests and enjoys campus based prevention programming.
Sammie previously worked at the University of Arizona within Housing & Residential Life as a Coordinator of Student Engagement and Advisor to the Residence Hall Association. Sammie has also had experience working with victims of violence and the development of student leaders to create progressive campus change. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Tennessee at Martin and a Master of Education degree at Florida Atlantic University. Some of his interests include movies, dogs, Disney, and travel.
Kenneth joined the Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct team in July 2016. In this role, he is responsible for Academic Integrity programs, Parent Programs, and Special Projects. He is also the director of the Power, Responsibility, Initiative, Determination and Enthusiasm (PRIDE) Mentor Program, which educates UCI students on the principles of leadership.
Kenneth is a California State University Northridge (CSUN) alumnus and received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and his Master’s of Arts in Education, Leadership & Policy Studies. He is the proud owner of 2wenty5eight.com, a clothing brand meant to inspire people to “Maximize their time and space.” The mantra is “Find the extra hour, create the extra day."
Kenneth enjoys motivating and developing students and giving back to the community. As a student at CSUN, he was involved in student government, created his own student organization for first generation and low income students, and developed a Higher Education Form for students and parents to provide them with information and resources when applying to college. In addition, he assisted in creating the Black Male Initiative (BMI) Program.
Iris joined the Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct in November 2016. As a Policy Analyst, she assists with the implementation and analysis of the Academic Integrity policy on campus. Iris previously worked for UCI’s Division of Continuing Education - International Programs for 3 years. Before her time at UCI, she worked at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC. She received her Bachelor's degree in Political Science from UC San Diego. Iris looks forward to interacting with students, staff, and faculty to make a positive impact on campus.