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The Academic Integrity Office maintains the UC San Diego Academic Integrity Policy and is responsible for ensuring the process for resolving allegations of academic integrity violation is followed by all involved parties. Our office provides advice, guidance and training to community members – students, staff, and faculty – on the policy and how procedures are implemented. Meet the members of our team and how their role supports the office and university missions.

Office Management

  • Dr. Tricia Bertram Gallant

    Dr. Tricia Bertram Gallant

    Director | She/Her/Hers | Joined August 2006

    Dr. Bertram Gallant became UC San Diego's first Academic Integrity hire in August 2006. She is now the director of the Academic Integrity Office and the Triton Testing Center. Dr. Bertram Gallant is Co-Chair of UC San Diego's Senate-Administrative Workgroup on GenAI in Education (AY23-24). Dr. Bertram Gallant is an internationally known expert on integrity and ethics in education. She has consulted with or presented at high schools, colleges, universities and professional associations throughout the U.S. and around the world, including in Australia, Canada, Chile, Egypt, England, Jamaica, Mexico, Montenegro, Singapore, and Ukraine. She is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters, as well as author of "Academic Integrity in the Twenty-First Century" (Jossey-Bass, 2008), co-author of "Cheating in School" (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), editor of "Creating the Ethical Academy" (Routledge, 2011), section editor for the Handbook of Academic Integrity (1st edition, Springer, 2016), and co-editor of "Cheating Academic Integrity: Lessons Learned from 30 Years of Research" (Wiley, 2022). Tricia is a long-time leader with the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI), of which UC San Diego is an institutional member, including serving as their Advisory Council Chair (2008-2010), Transition Co-Chair (2015-2017) and member Board of Directors (2017-2020). In 2018, Tricia was the first recipient and namesake of the Award for Service presented by ICAI. Tricia is also an active member of the National College Testing Association (NCTA), serving on the Academic Integrity Community of Practice. You can follow Tricia professionally on Twitter or LinkedIn (@tbertramgallant) and review her CV (PDF). You can reach Tricia at

    Tricia's next book, co-authored with David Rettinger, is titled "The Opposite of Cheating: Teaching for Integrity in the Age of AI". It will be published under the University of Oklahoma Press's Teaching, Engaging & Thriving in Higher Education Series (Edited by Jim Lang & Michelle Miller) in the 1st quarter of 2025.
  • Aidan Pasamonte

    Aidan Pasamonte

    Office Administrator | He/They | Joined September 2022

    Aidan joined the office in September 2022 after graduating from Sixth College with a B.A in Economics/Urban Studies & Planning. He provides executive and administrative support on a broad range of complex and confidential matters related to academic integrity violation cases and after-education training. He also manages the calendars of the AI Office including AI Review Boards; and is responsible for administrative aspects of all-campus programs, such as the Integrity Tutorial, Integrity Contest, and the Integrity Awards program.

Education Management

  • Allison Riley

    Allison Riley

    Senior Education Coordinator | She/Her/Hers | Joined August 2019

    Allison is a two-time UC San Diego alum (B.A. and M.A). Allison brings over twenty years of experience working in education to her position as Senior Education Coordinator.  As an instructor, she has developed curriculum for and taught college-level ESOL, English Composition and graduate-level thesis writing.  Her past administrative experience included directing an academic and student success center where she championed academic integrity initiatives, developing and running student workshops, tutoring programs, and faculty development sessions, and overseeing the Disability Access Office. As the Senior Education Coordinator, Allison provides work direction to our two Education Coordinators, leads the AIO's education efforts, teaches in our AI Training programs, meets with struggling students, and conducts preventative outreach and education with undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Jenny Lalli

    Jenny Lalli

    Education Coordinator | She/Her/Hers | Joined October 2022

    Joined the AI Office staff in October 2022.  Jenny holds a B.A. in English from UC Berkeley and an M.A. from Rutgers University, where she gained five years of teaching experience in the English Department and Writing Program.  As an instructor, her goals included helping students understand and adapt to the expectations of college coursework and empowering them to feel ownership of their academic work.  In her role as an Education Coordinator, Jenny leads our Academic Integrity Seminars and Collaborating with Integrity Workshops, works with our Peer Educators and supports their professional development, provides feedback on students’ Seminar assignments, and meets with students.

  • Allie Matz

    Allie Matz

    Education Coordinator, Mentorship | She/Her/Hers | Joined April 2023

    Joined the AI Office team on April 3, 2023. Originally from San Diego, Allie attended Palomar Community College before transferring to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (SLO) for her undergraduate and graduate work. Allie has held positions as a First-Year Experience Peer Mentor, Resident Advisor, and Academic Probation Support Coordinator (where she was able to create and manage a full-scale academic support program). Allie strongly values inclusivity, advocacy, self-efficacy, and encouragement, and works to create a strong sense of community, promote academic integrity, and enhance the overall experience of students at UC San Diego. In addition to Allie’s passion for working with students, she also enjoys painting, trying new foods, having riveting philosophical conversations, and adventuring whenever and wherever she can. 

Case Management

  • Christina McGilvray Lane

    Christina McGilvray Lane

    Senior Case Coordinator | She/Her/Hers | Joined August 2019

    Joined the AI Office staff in August 2019. Christina transitioned to UC San Diego from Washington State University (WSU) where she was the Senior Conduct Officer in the Center for Community Standards. At WSU, Christina oversaw the distribution and completion of all community standards cases, totaling approximately 2,500 incidents per year distributed between twenty conduct officers. Christina assisted the transition to new policy and procedural guidelines, including the design and implementation of a formal adjudication process and the onboarding of residence life conduct officers. Christina has personally managed and conducted case resolution meetings for approximately 2,000 cases and is trained in Brief Intervention with Motivational Interviewing, Mental Health First Aid, and Ally Training to name a few. As the Senior Case Coordinator at UC San Diego, Christina oversees the Case Coordinator Team and the management of all academic misconduct cases. She is also the key data and project policy analyst for the AI Office.

  • Annie DeLoach

    Annie DeLoach

    Case Coordinator | She/Her/Hers | Joined August 2019

    Alum of UC San Diego (Thurgood Marshall College) with a B.A. in Psychology. Annie transitioned from UC San Diego's Division of Extended Studies as Student Affairs Manager, and has a background in student services and student affairs (financial asssistance, petitions/ grievances, academic and non-academic misconduct, and disability accommodations). Annie is responsible for managing academic integrity violation cases and meeting with students to resolve cases.

  • Elizabeth (Lizzie) Thayer

    Elizabeth (Lizzie) Thayer

    Case Coordinator | She/Her/Hers | Joined September 2021

    Joined the AI Office staff in September 2021. Lizzie is originally from Long Beach, California and is a two-time graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a B.A in Sociology and a M.S. in Higher Education Counseling and Student Affairs. She worked at Cal Poly as a conduct case investigator and mediated university policy violation cases regarding academic integrity and drug and alcohol abuse. Through her experiences, she strives to intentionally develop ethically responsible students while embodying empathy. As a Case Coordinator, Lizzie is responsible for managing academic integrity violation cases and meeting with students to resolve cases.