ORSL Staff

Varun Soni
Varun Soni is the Dean of Religious Life at the University of Southern California. Dean Soni received his B.A. degree in Religion from Tufts University, where he also earned an Asian Studies minor and completed the Program in Peace and…

 


Jim Burklo
Reverend Jim Burklo is the Senior Associate Dean of Religious Life at the University of Southern California. Reverend Burklo received his B.S. in Social Relations from UC Riverside, his M.Div. from San Francisco Theological Seminary, and his ministerial ordination from the…

 


Vanessa Gomez Brake
Vanessa Gomez Brake is the Associate Dean of Religious Life at the University of Southern California. She received her B.A. in Religious Studies from Arizona State University, and her M.S. in Conflict Analysis & Resolution from George Mason University…

 


Sherry Caudle
Sherry Caudle is Program Specialist at the Office of Religious & Spiritual Life and has worked with Dean Varun Soni as well  as the former Dean, Rabbi Susan Laemmle.   She manages office finances and serves as liaison to Religious Directors (adults who work with student religious groups).

 


Angelica Medina Cuevas
Angelica Medina Cuevas is the Administrative Assistant at the Office of Religious & Spiritual Life. She received her B.A. degree in Religious Studies and English from UC Santa Barbara, and her Masters in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School.