Dr. Brian Harlan


Brian Harlan earned his Ph.D in Music History at the University of Southern California, and his MA in Systematic and Ethnomusicology at University of California, Los Angeles.


He has served as Associate Provost of Academic Affairs, Interim Provost, and Vice President for Student Experience at California Institute of the Arts.


He was previously Assistant Dean of Academic Planning and Assessment at Occidental College, and prior to this, Director of Doheny Research Library, Access Services, and Assessment at the University of Southern California.


Brian is highly active in accreditation with WSCUC, serving as Accreditation Liaison Officer, as team member and assistant chair on several reaffirmation reviews, and on both the Interim Report Committee and the Substantive Change committee.