Brian D. Russ is a Contracts & Grants Officer in Sponsored Programs overseeing the Awards Team that handles research agreements for the Colleges of Engineering, Letters & Sciences, and Agricultural & Environmental Sciences. Brian holds a BA in Political Science from UC Davis, a Masters of Public Policy from CSU Monterey Bay, and a J.D. from the McGeorge School of Law. Brian has served in Sponsored Programs in various roles for the past seven years and, prior to joining UC Davis, served as a non-profit executive in Santa Cruz County. Brian is also a licensed attorney.