Stacy Rothberg has served as Associate Dean of Students at Pepperdine University for ten years. A California native, Stacy enjoys living in Malibu. Stacy is finishing her doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University.
Stacy loved sailing as the Dean of Students during the summer 2009 voyage. Before Pepperdine, Stacy was the Director of Residence Life at Tulane University from 2000-2002. She also sailed as a Resident Staff on Semester at Sea during the summer 2000 voyage. From 1997-1999, Stacy was the Director of Housing and Residence Life at Tropicana Gardens, a privately-owned residence hall for the UCSB community. Before that, she began her career in higher education as a Resident Director at Tulane University in 1995. She has her BA in Communication Studies from Westmont College and received her MA in Educational Counseling from the University of Redlands.
Stacy believes that being able to watch students grow and develop during their college experience is one of the most rewarding aspects of her career. She considers it a gift to serve students and make a difference in their lives. In her opinion, Semester At Sea is the best living learning community that one can experience!