Our cast of authors

David Aaker, professor emeritus of marketing and public policy

David AakerDavid Aaker, professor emeritus of marketing strategy at the Berkeley-Haas School of Business and the vice-chairman of Prophet, is the winner of four career awards for contributions to the practice and science of marketing. He has published more than 00 articles and 15 books, which have sold more than a million copies. They include Strategic Market Management, Building Strong Brands, Brand Leadership ... More >

Barbara Abrams, professor of public health

Barbara AbramsBarbara Abrams is professor in the School of Public Health, where she teaches courses in epidemiology, public health nutrition and maternal and child health to both graduates and undergraduates. Her research focuses on the role of nutrition and social/behavioral factors in human health, particularly for women, mothers and children. Her published work addresses maternal weight and weight changes during and after pregnancy, factors ... More >

Richard Abrams, professor emeritus of history

Abrams RichardRichard Abrams is a professor emeritus of history. His expertise is in modern U.S. history, government-business relations, political economy of industrial societies, and the history of deregulation. He was a Fulbright Professor at the University of London and at Moscow State University. He is author of "America Transformed: Sixty Years of Revolutionary Change," (Cambridge University Press, 2006); “Conservatism in a Progressive ... More >

Ana Aceves, undergraduate, astrophysics and media studies

Ana AcevesAna Aceves has been a student leader in several organizations at UC Berkeley, including The Berkeley Compass Project, a physical science community focusing on improving undergraduate physics education and increasing student retention. She is also campus liaison for University Affairs and has been a student instructor for the History, Culture, and the Practice of Salsa Dance course in the Sociology Department. Aceves is ... More >

Paul Alivisatos, director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

palivisatosPaul Alivisatos, who has gained wide recognition for his study of the synthesis and characterization of semiconductor nanocrystals, is the director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He joined UC Berkeley as a faculty member in 1988, where he is presently professor of chemistry and materials science, and the Larry and Diane Bock Professor of Nanotechnology. Alivisatos is a leader of Berkeley Lab’s Helios solar ... More >

Sylvia Allegretto, labor economist, Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics

Sylvia AllegrettoSylvia Allegretto is a labor economist and co-director of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics, which is housed at UC Berkeley's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and is also a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, DC. Allegretto has co-authored several editions of The State of Working America ... More >

Richard Allen, associate director, Seismological Laboratory

Richard AllenRichard Allen is professor of earth and planetary sciences and director of UC Berkeley's Seismological Laboratory. His research focuses on natural disasters as well as the interpretation of earth structure using synthesized seismological techniques, the development of an earthquake alarm system, and assessment of natural hazard mitigation strategies in the US. Allen has also conducted research into verification of the ... More >

Nezar AlSayyad, professor of urban History and planning & chair, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Nezar AlSayyadNezar AlSayyad is a professor of architecture, planning, urban design and urban history, and is chair of UC Berkeley’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. He is an expert on Egypt and the urban histories and traditions of the Arab world. He writes about culture, politics and the built environment. AlSayyad has authored and edited several books on housing, identity, tradition, urbanism, urban design, urban history, urban ... More >

Charles Altieri, professor of English

Charles AltieriProfessor of English Charles Altieri teaches graduate courses in 19th-century thought, Victorian literature, modern and contemporary English and American poetry, modern and classical literary theory, literature and the visual arts, and seminars on specific poets, theoretical problems, and interdisciplinary period studies. He teaches undergraduate classes on "great books," modern and contemporary literature, poetry and the ... More >

Tomás Aragón, medical epidemiologist

Tomás AragónDr. Tomás Aragón is adjunct faculty at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, and teaches Applied Epidemiology Using R. He is trained in primary care internal medicine (UCSF / SF General Hospital), clinical infectious diseases (UCSF), HIV/AIDS research fellowship (UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies), and epidemiology (DrPH, UC Berkeley). He is the Health Officer of the City ... More >

Alan Auerbach, professor of economics and law

Alan AuerbachAlan J. Auerbach is a professor of economics and law, and director of the Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance at UC Berkeley. He is a member of the advisory committee for the Bureau of Economic Analysis in the U.S. Commerce Department and is a contributor to the National Journal's blog on the economy. Auerbach was deputy chief of ... More >

Maximillian Auffhammer, associate professor, agricultural and resource economics

Maximillian AuffhammerMaximilian Auffhammer joined the faculty at UC Berkeley in 2003. He received his B.S. in environmental science from the U. of Massachusetts, Amherst, a M.S. in environmental and resource economics at the same institution, and a Ph.D. in economics from UC San Diego. Auffhammer's research focuses on environmental and resource economics, energy economics and applied econometrics. He is a research associate at the National Bureau ... More >

Albena Azmanova, visiting scholar, Institute for European Studies

Albena AzmanovaAlbena Azmanova is Associate Professor in Political and Social Thought at the University of Kent at Brussels. After having participated in the dissident movements that brought down the communist regime in her native Bulgaria in 1987-1990, she became again a dissident as she took a critical stance against the post-communist regimes (which she has described in her writings as ‘dictatorships of freedom’). Azmanova subsequently ... More >

Elizabeth Bailey, adjunct professor, Haas School of Business

Elizabeth BaileyElizabeth Bailey is an adjunct professor in the Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group at the Haas School of Business. She served as executive director of the Energy Institute at Haas from 2012 to 2013. Before joining the Energy Institute, she was a vice president at NERA Economic Consulting, where she specialized in the economics of antitrust. Bailey has prepared testimony in court proceedings and presented her research before ... More >

Gibor Basri, vice chancellor for equity and inclusion, professor of astronomy

Gibor BasriGibor Basri has served as UC Berkeley's first vice chancellor for equity and inclusion since 2007. In this role, he oversees the campus's numerous efforts to recruit, retain, promote - and provide a welcoming environment for - a broad diversity of faculty, students and staff. An astrophysicist by training, Basri joined the astronomy department faculty in 1982. His area of expertise is star formation and stellar activity, ... More >

Alexandre Bayen, director, Institute for Transportation Studies

Alexandre BayenAlexandre Bayen is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and director of the Institute for Transportation Studies. His research includes mobile internet applications and modeling and control of distributed parameters systems, with applications to transportation systems (air traffic control, highway systems), and distribution systems (water distribution networks). Bayen's recent work ... More >

Hatem Bazian, senior lecturer, Near Eastern studies and Ethnic studies

Hatem BazianHatem Bazian received his Ph.D. in philosophy and Islamic studies from UC Berkeley. He serves as a senior lecturer in Near Eastern studies and ethnic studies, and is co-founder of Zaytuna College, the first Muslim liberal arts college, located in Berkeley. In Spring 2009, Bazian founded the Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project (IRDP), a research group — based at UC Berkeley’s Center for Race and Gender — ... More >

Steven Beissinger, professor of environmental science, policy, and management

Steven BeissingerSteven R. Beissinger is a professor of conservation biology and holds the A. Starker Leopold Chair in Wildlife Biology in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management at UC Berkeley. He served as chair of the Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management from 2001-04. Beissinger teaches courses in conservation biology, and behavioral and population ecology. His current research focuses on the ... More >

Annette Bernhardt, visiting professor, sociology

Annette BernhardtAnnette Bernhardt is a visiting professor of sociology at UC Berkeley, as well as a visiting researcher at Berkeley's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment. Previously she was policy co-director of the National Employment Law Project, where she coordinated policy analysis and research support for campaigns around living wage jobs, enforcement of workers’ rights, and accountable development. A leading scholar of ... More >

Mark Bevir, professor of political science

professor of political scienceMark Bevir is a professor of political science whose main research interests are in political theory (including the history of political thought, political philosophy, and the philosophy of the human sciences) and public policy (including interpretive analysis, organizational theory, and governance). He was born and raised in London, and received his doctorate from the University of Oxford. Mark's philosophical interests cover ... More >

Eric Biber, professor of law

Eric BiberEric Biber’s teaching and research interests are environmental and natural resources law, administrative law, and property. Prior to joining UC Berkeley in 2006, he worked as a litigator in the Denver office of Earthjustice, a public-interest nonprofit organization specializing in public lands and other environmental cases. Biber taught public-lands law as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Denver Sturm College of ... More >

Terri Bimes, political science lecturer

Terri BimesTerri Bimes is a lecturer in the Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science and director of the Gardner Public Service Fellowship at the Institute of Governmental Studies. As a lecturer, she teaches courses on the presidency, American political development, as well as the senior honor thesis writing seminar. This year, she will be working on completing her book, The Metamorphosis of Presidential Populism, which ... More >

Carola Binder, graduate student, economics

Carola BinderCarola Binder's research focuses on information, beliefs, and uncertainty in the macroeconomy. She has written a series of encyclopedia articles about topics in economic and monetary history. In her blog, carolabinder.blogspot.com, she uses her understanding of economic history to analyze current events. Carola moved to Berkeley from Georgia, where she studied math at Georgia Tech.

Robert Birgeneau, professor of physics, former chancellor

Robert BirgeneauRobert Birgeneau served as UC Berkeley chancellor for nine years beginning in 2004. Under his leadership, during a time of financial challenges for the UC system and the state, he was an outspoken, nationally recognized advocate for preserving the campus's public character, its excellence and diversity. Birgeneau has since returned to teaching and research in the campus's physics department. His research focuses on novel ... More >

Mike Bishop, interim director, UC Berkeley Public Service Center

Mike BishopMike Bishop is interim director of the UC Berkeley Public Service Center. Prior to joining the campus in 2005, he served with the Harvard Public Service Network and before that, he led adventure-based counseling activities in Missouri and Massachusetts. Bishop has an M.Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and B.A. in sociology from Georgetown University.

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business

Steve BlankSteve Blank teaches entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley's Haas Business School, the joint Berkeley/Columbia MBA program, and at the Stanford University Graduate School of Engineering. Over the last 33 years, he has been part of or co-founded eight Silicon Valley start-ups. Blank serves on the California Coastal Commission and is on the board Audubon California, UC Santa Cruz Foundation and the California League of Conservation Voters.

Irene Bloemraad, associate professor of sociology

Irene BloemraadIrene Bloemraad, an expert in the field of immigration, is an associate professor of sociology at UC Berkeley and the Thomas Garden Barnes Chair of Canadian Studies. Born in Spain to Dutch parents, she has also lived in Canada, France, and the U.S. These experiences sparked her interest in the political incorporation of immigrants, and in the tensions that can arise between inclusive democratic ideals and the tendency to distance ... More >

Severin Borenstein, professor of business and research associate of the Energy Institute at Haas

Severin BorensteinSeverin Borenstein is E.T. Grether Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy at the Haas School of Business and research associate at the Energy Institute at Haas. Borenstein received his B.A. from UC Berkeley and his PhD in economics from M.I.T. His research focuses on business competition, strategy and regulation. He has published extensively on the airline industry, the oil and gasoline industries and ... More >

Rauri Bowie, assistant professor, integrative biology

Rauri BowieRaurie Bowie completed his studies in 2003 at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He then spent a year in Chicago, as a postdoctoral fellow at the Field Museum, before returning to South Africa to begin an faculty position at Stellenbosch University, in South Africa's wine country. In 2006, Bowie returned to the U.S. to take a position as assistant professor in UC Berkeley's Department of Integrative Biology; he also ... More >

Daniel Boyarin, professor of Near Eastern Studies and rhetoric

Daniel BoyarinDaniel Boyarin is a professor of Near Eastern Studies and of rhetoric, a member of the core faculty in the gay and lesbian studies minor, and is the director of UC Berkeley's Center for the Study of Sexual Culture. His fields of expertise include sexual identity, gender politics, Judaism and Jewish culture, religion and systems of sex and gender.

Henry Brady, dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy

Henry BradyHenry Brady is a professor of political science and public policy who serves as dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy and director of the Survey Research Center, a laboratory for social scientists developing research tools for gathering and compiling data about people's attitudes, behaviors, relationships and experiences. Brady has authored two books and numerous articles on political participation, political methodology, ... More >

George Brooks, professor of Integrative Biology

George BrooksGeorge Brooks is a professor of Integrative Biology whose research focuses on exercise physiology and metabolism, and has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers on the subject. He has focused on how the human body uses lactate, fatty acids, carbohydrates, and amino acids. A working hypothesis to come from his research is the Lactate Shuttle, a mechanism that allows the muscle to utilize lactate as fuel when the muscle uses ... More >

Janet Broughton, dean of Arts and Humanities in the College of Letters and Science

Janet BroughtonJanet Broughton is a professor of philosophy, dean of the arts and humanities division in the College of Letters & Science, and acting executive dean of the College of Letters & Science, where she says “some of the world's most creative minds pursue fundamental questions about human life and the world around us.” Her teaching and scholarship focus on the philosophy of the 17th and 18th centuries. Broughton is the ... More >

Dana Buntrock, professor of architecture

Dana BuntrockDana Buntrock, professor of architecture at UC Berkeley, began her studies of Japanese architecture more than 20 years ago, her first visit a month-long trip that took her to tiny corners of the country to see avant-garde and out-of-the-way works. Her more recent research trips still range in remote pockets of the country, now renting cars, carrying a complex array of cameras and seeking out craftsmen who carry on age-old ... More >

Jenna Burrell, Associate professor, School of Information

Jenna BurrellJenna Burrell is an associate professor in UC Berkeley's School of Information. Her book Invisible Users: Youth in the Internet Cafes of Urban Ghana was recently published by MIT Press. She completed her PhD in sociology in 2007 at the London School of Economics, carrying out thesis research on Internet cafe use in Accra, Ghana. Before pursuing her doctorate she was an application-concept developer in the People and ... More >

Ryan Calder, PhD student in sociology

Ryan CalderRyan Calder is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology, doing field research on the revolutions across the Middle East-North Africa region. In early 2011 he spent time in Cairo's Tahrir Square, Bahrain's Pearl Roundabout, and Libya, trying to understand the social roots of the "Arab Spring" — "why these unprecedented uprisings are happening and what they mean to ordinary people." Calder's research interests include economic sociology, ... More >

Bob Calo, senior lecturer in journalism

Bob CaloBob Calo began his career in television at KQED in San Francisco, where he produced daily news and documentaries for the local and national PBS audience. He moved to New York to join ABC News “Primetime Live,” and then to NBC News as a broadcast producer. Calo produced stories throughout the U.S. and foreign countries, including assignments in Pakistan, Chile, Croatia, Kenya, and Somalia. His work has been honored by the ... More >

David D. Caron, professor of international law

dcaronDavid Caron is a professor of international law in Berkeley’s law school. His areas of expertise include international courts and tribunals, investment, climate change, polar regions, international environmental law, use of force and ocean law. A graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (1974), University of Wales (1980), Leiden University (1990) and Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law (1983), Caron is co-director of the law ... More >

Christine Carter, director of Greater Good Parents

Christine CarterChristine Carter, Ph.D., is director of Greater Good Parents at UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center, an institute that studies happiness, compassion and strong social bonds. She is a happiness expert best known for her popular website “Half Full: Science for Raising Happy Kids.” She is also the author of “Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for more Joyful Kids and Happier Parents,” due out from Ballantine Books in ... More >

Brian Carver, assistant professor, School of Information

Brian CarverBefore joining the Berkeley faculty, Brian Carver practiced law in a Silicon Valley-based law firm. Carver's research focuses on copyright law, open source and free software, and technology and innovation policy. He is interested in understanding the technical, economic, social, and legal frameworks that best promote progress and access to information. He is co-founder of Free Law ... More >

Anthony Cascardi, dean of Arts & Humanities

Anthony CascardiAnthony J. Cascardi is a professor of comparative literature, rhetoric, and Spanish, and dean of the Division of Arts and Humanities in UC Berkeley's College of Letters & Science. He previously served as director of the campus's Townsend Center for the Humanities. Cascardi's research interests include the relations between literature and philosophy, aesthetic theory, the novel and early modern Europe. He is general ... More >

Jamie Cate, associate professor of chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology

Jamie CateJamie Cate is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a faculty scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. A Sloan Fellow, Cate is a recipient of high-risk, high-reward grants from the NIH, and is also working with the Energy Biosciences Institute to find better ways to convert plant material into liquid biofuels. Cate's lab uses a combination of x-ray crystallography and ... More >

Catherine Ceniza Choy, professor and chair of Ethnic Studies

Catherine Ceniza ChoyCatherine Ceniza Choy is professor and chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies and a core faculty member of the Center for Southeast Asia Studies. Her research expertise includes Filipino American studies, Asian American history, adoption studies, and nursing history. She is the author of the award-winning book Empire of Care: Nursing and Migration in Filipino American History (Duke University Press, 2003), which explored how ... More >

Robert Cervero, professor of city and regional planning

Robert CerveroRobert Cervero is a professor of city and regional planning, director of the UC Transportation Center and director of the Institute of Urban and Regional Development. Cervero works in the area of sustainable transportation policy and planning, focusing on the nexus between urban transportation and land-use systems. His current research is on the intersection between infrastructure, place-making and economic development as well ... More >

Karen Chapple, Professor, City and Regional Planning

Karen ChappleKaren Chapple, Ph.D., is a Professor of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, and serves also as Interim Director of the Institute for Urban & Regional Development. Chapple specializes in housing, community and economic development, as well as regional planning. She has most recently published on regional economic resilience (in the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy, and Society), ... More >

Daniel Chatman, assistant professor, city and regional planning

Daniel ChatmanDan Chatman's research areas of interest include travel behavior and the built environment; residential and workplace location choice; "smart growth" and municipal fiscal decision making; and the connections between public transportation, immigration and the economic growth of cities. His research relies heavily on original data collection, including surveys, focus groups and interviews. Ongoing and recently completed research ... More >

Jennifer Chatman, Distinguished Professor of Management and chair of the Haas Management of Organizations Group

Jennifer ChatmanJennifer Chatman is the Paul J. Cortese Distinguished Professor of Management at the Haas School of Business and chairs the Haas Management of Organizations Group. She teaches, researches and consults on leveraging organizational culture, leading change, and managing complex teams.

Henry Chesbrough, adjunct professor of business and executive director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation

Henry ChesbroughHenry Chesbrough is adjunct professor at the Haas School of Business, where he serves as executive director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation as well as the Program in Open Innovation. His research interests include industrial innovation, technology-based spinoffs, corporate venture capital, managing intellectual property and high-tech innovation. His book Open Innovation was named Best Business Book of 2003 ... More >

Coye Cheshire, associate professor, School of Information

Coye CheshireCoye Cheshire is an associate professor in the School of Information, where he studies cooperation, trust, collective action and interpersonal relationships in computer-mediated systems. His work focuses on how various forms of exchange are produced and maintained on the Internet, and more broadly, in computer-mediated exchanges. Since computer-mediated environments often prevent us from using the typical social cues, they ... More >

Jack Citrin, director, Institute of Governmental Studies

Jack CitrinJack Citrin is the Heller Professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley and directs the campus's Institute of Governmental studies. He teaches in the fields of political behavior and comparative government; his research interests include political sociology and nationalism. His publications include Tax Revolt, Something for Nothing in California (co-author, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1982), on a notable ... More >

Lawrence Cohen, professor of anthropology

Lawrence CohenLawrence Cohen is a professor in the departments of anthropology and South and Southeast Asian studies at UC Berkeley. He is a social cultural anthropologist whose primary field is the critical study of medicine, health, and the body. He wrote No Aging in India, a book on Alzheimer's disease, the body and the voice in time, and the cultural politics of senility. He is now working on two projects: “India Tonite,” ... More >

Catherine Cole, professor and chair, Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies

Catherine ColeCatherine Cole chairs UC Berkeley's Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies. Her work focuses on the intersections of performance with African studies, human rights and gender. She is the author of Performing South Africa’s Truth Commission: Stages of Transition (2010) as well as Ghana’s Concert Party Theatre (2001). In addition to serving as past editor of Theatre Survey, Cole has co-edited ... More >

Mary Comerio, professor of architecture

Mary ComerioMary Comerio, a professor of architecture at UC Berkeley, is an internationally recognized authority on post-disaster reconstruction issues. She has spent much of the past 20 years on reconnaissance missions to the scenes of such tragedies as Hurricane Andrew and the Loma Prieta, Kobe and Mexico City earthquakes. In her 1998 book Disaster Hits Home: New Policy for Urban Housing Recovery, she warned that unless new ... More >

Jason Corburn, associate professor, city and regional planning

Jason CorburnJason Corburn is an associate professor of city and regional planning and a member of the Global Metropolitan Studies initiative at UC Berkeley. He also co-directs the joint Master of City Planning and Master of Public Health degree program at UC Berkeley. His research focuses on the links between environmental health and social justice in cities, notions of expertise in science-based policy making, and the role of local knowledge ... More >

Beverly Crawford, Co-Director, UC Berkeley European Union Center of Excellence

Beverly CrawfordBeverly Crawford is adjunct professor of Political Science and International and Area Studies, co-director of the European Union Center of Excellence, and associate director of Berkeley’s Institute of European Studies. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from UC Berkeley, as well as an M.A. in international relations from Boston University, and a B.A. in German from Chapman College. Crawford has written an analysis of ... More >

Clayton Critcher, assistant professor, Haas Marketing Group

Clayton CritcherClayton Critcher has taught at the Haas School of Business since 2010. His current research interests include judgment and decision making, self and social insight, consumer experience and preferences, and moral reasoning.

Camille Crittenden, deputy director, CITRIS

Camille CrittendenCamille Crittenden joined CITRIS in May 2012 as director of the Data and Democracy Initiative and became deputy director of CITRIS in May 2013. Prior to this appointment, she served as executive director of the Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law, where she helped to develop its program in human rights, technology, and new media. Crittenden held previous positions as assistant dean ... More >

Riddhi Dasgupta, JD candidate, Berkeley Law

Riddhi DasguptaRiddhi Dasgupta was part of the team that helped draft the new Tunisian Constitution. This new Charter, ratified in January 2014, is the first such progressive document in the Arab World and presages a new era for the Tunisian state's relationship with her own citizens and with the rest of the world. Dasgupta earned his Ph.D. in international law at Cambridge University and is the author of More >

James Davies, assistant professor, musicology

James DaviesAn assistant professor in the department of music, James Davies was born in Cape Town, South Africa and earned his first degree (majoring in performance) in Johannesburg. He did post-graduate work at Gonville & Caius College at the University of Cambridge, where he was later a junior research fellow in Music. Davies' research interests include cultural performance, singers and voice, keyboard practice, anthropologies of ... More >

Sam Davis, professor emeritus, architecture

Sam DavisSam Davis is professor emeritus at UC Berkeley, where he taught for 38 years. He served as interim dean of the College of Environmental Design in 2008-9, interim dean of the School of Social Welfare in 2011-12, chair of the Architecture Department from 1993 to 1996 and associate dean of the College of Environmental Design from 1998 to 2002. Davis received the campus's Distinguished Teaching Award in 1973 and the Excellence in ... More >

Jan de Vries, professor of history and economics

Jan de VriesJan de Vries is a professor of history and a professor of economics. He also has served as chair of UC Berkeley’s history department, dean of social sciences in the College of Letters & Science, and as vice provost for academic affairs. De Vries' research interests have ranged from European agrarian history and historical demography and urbanization, and environmental and climate history to the history of consumer ... More >

Michael Dear, professor, city and regional planning

Michael DearMichael Dear is a professor in the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley. The author/editor of more than a dozen books, he has been a Guggenheim Fellowship holder, a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, and Fellow at the Rockefeller Center in Bellagio, Italy. Dear has received the highest honors for creativity and excellence in research from the Association of American ... More >

Brad DeLong, professor of economics

Brad DeLongJ. Bradford DeLong is a professor of economics at the UC Berkeley, chair of its political economy major, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and was a deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury in the Clinton administration. He is the author of the perhaps influential weblog, “Grasping Reality With Both Hands: Brad DeLong’s Semi-Daily Journal.” His work extends from business cycle dynamics ... More >

Thomas Devine, professor of materials science and engineering

Thomas DevineThomas M. Devine is a professor of materials science and engineering. His research focuses on aspects of materials science that are related to energy conversion, storage, and transmission. Together with his graduate students he is currently investigating: the corrosion and cracking of materials employed in cooling systems of commercial nuclear power plants; the protection against corrosion of wellheads and pipes extracting ... More >

Nicholas Dirks, UC Berkeley Chancellor

Nicholas DirksNicholas B. Dirks is UC Berkeley's 10th chancellor. Previously, he served as Columbia University's executive vice president and dean of its faculty of arts and sciences, and the Franz Boas Professor of Anthropology and History. Before going to Columbia in 1997, Dirks taught history and anthropology at the University of Michigan, where he co-founded the interdepartmental Ph.D. program in anthropology and history and directed ... More >

Patrick Donnelly-Shores, College of Natural Resources student

Patrick Donnelly-ShoresPatrick Donnelly-Shores is a student in the College of Natural Resources, a frequent contributor to the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC) Blog, which focuses on renewable energy. [Patrick Donnelly-Shores graduated in 2014.]

Holly Doremus, professor of law

Holly DoremusHolly Doremus is a leading scholar and teacher in environmental law, natural resources law, and law and science. She earned her PhD in plant physiology from Cornell University and was a post-doctoral associate at the University of Missouri before making the transition to law. In addition to her law school teaching experience, she has taught in the graduate ecology program at UC Davis, in the College of Natural Resources at UC ... More >

David Dornfeld, professor of mechanical engineering

David DornfeldDavid Dornfeld is the Will C. Hall Family Chair in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering at the UC Berkeley. He leads the campus’s Laboratory for Manufacturing and Sustainability - LMAS (lmas.berkeley.edu) with research activities in green and sustainable manufacturing; monitoring and analysis of manufacturing processes; precision manufacturing with specialization on chemical mechanical planarization for semiconductor ... More >

John Douglass, senior research fellow, Center for Studies in Higher Education

John DouglassJohn Aubrey Douglass is senior research fellow, public policy and higher education, at UC Berkeley's Center for Studies in Higher Education. He is the co-editor of Globalization's Muse: Universities and Higher Education Systems in a Changing World (2009), and the author of The Conditions for Admissions ( 2007) and The California Idea and American Higher Education (2000 and 2007; published in Chinese in ... More >

William Dow, professor of health economics

William DowWilliam Dow is the Henry J. Kaiser professor of health economics in the School of Public Health's Division of Health Policy and Management. He chairs the Health Services and Policy Analysis graduate group, and serves as associate director of the Berkeley Population Center. Dow’s background is in domestic and international health economics, particularly as it relates to health insurance. He has worked with both Democratic and ... More >

Sam Dubal, PhD candidate, Medical Anthropology

Sam DubalSam Dubal is a PhD candidate in the UCSF/UC-Berkeley joint medical anthropology program, and an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School. His research interests include: violence; critical studies of humanitarianism; anti-humanism and post-human anthropology; and radical medicine. He is currently completing his PhD dissertation, tentatively entitled 'Against Humanity: Life, Violence, and Rebellion in an African Postcolony', based ... More >

Jill Duerr Berrick, professor of social welfare

Jill Duerr BerrickJill Duerr Berrick is a professor of social welfare and co-director of UC Berkeley’s Center for Child and Youth Policy. She is also co-founder of the Cal Independent Scholars Network, a program to support UC Berkeley students who have been in foster care. She is author of the book “Take me home: Protecting America's vulnerable children and families (Oxford University Press, 2008). Her expertise is in child poverty, welfare and ... More >

Robert Edelstein, professor and co-chair, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics

Robert EdelsteinRobert Edelstein holds the Maurice Mann Chair in Real Estate and is the co-director of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Development at the Haas School of Business. He is the author of the forthcoming book, "Explaining the Boom Cycle, Speculation or Fundamentals? The Role of Real Estate in the Asian Crisis," (M.E. Sharpe, Inc.) Edelstein has served as a consultant to the Philadelphia Finance Department, U.S. ... More >

Jeffrey Edleson, dean and professor, social welfare

Jeffrey EdlesonJeffrey Edleson is dean and professor at UC Berkeley's School of Social Welfare. He served as a professor at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work for 29 years before joining Berkeley in 2012. He was also founding director of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse. A leading expert in domestic violence, Edleson's current research examines the impact of adult violence on children and how social systems ... More >

Chris Edley, professor, UC Berkeley School of Law

Chris EdleyChristopher Edley, Jr. is the Honorable William H. Orrick, Jr. Distinguished Chair at the UC Berkeley School of Law and served as the school's dean from 2004 to 2013. His academic work is primarily in the areas of administrative law, civil rights, education policy, and domestic public policy generally. Edley has moved between academia and public service, which together give him broad familiarity with many areas of public ... More >

Barry Eichengreen, professor of economics and political science

Barry EichengreenBarry Eichengreen's expertise includes the global economy, economic history, banking, the Great Depression, and European Union finance. Eichengreen is a frequent commentator on major economic issues. His best known work is Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939, published in 1992. He is the George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and professor of political science ... More >

Michael Eisen, Associate Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology

Michael EisenMichael Eisen is an associate professor of Genetics, Genomics, and Development in UC Berkeley's Department of Molecular Biology, and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Research in the Eisen Lab is motivated by a desire to understand the molecular basis of phenotypic variation within and between species, and is driven by the belief that many differences in physiology, morphology and behavior arise from ... More >

Ethan Elkind, climate-change research fellow at Berkeley Law

Ethan ElkindEthan Elkind is the Bank of America Climate Policy Associate at Berkeley Law, where he serves as the key organizer and researcher for grant-funded climate-change workshops. He has a background in the California Environmental Quality Act, climate change and renewable-energy laws, environmental justice, and other environmental law topics. In 2005, he co-founded the Nakwatsvewat Institute, a Native American nonprofit that provides ... More >

John Ellwood, professor at the Goldman School of Public Policy

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Jerome Engel, executive director of the Lester Center at the Haas School of Business

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Antonina Entler, anthropology major

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Miranda Everitt, graduate student, Goldman School of Public Policy

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Susan Fang, Human Rights Center fellow and Joint Medical Program student

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Dan Farber, professor of law

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Alex Filippenko, professor of astronomy

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Claude Fischer, professor of sociology

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Steven Fish, professor of political science

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Anthony Fisher, professor of agricultural and resource economics

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Steve Fisher, journalism grad student and fellow, Human Rights Center

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Neil Fligstein, professor of sociology

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Jayni Foley Hein, Executive Director, Center for Law, Energy & the Environment

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Meredith Fowlie, associate professor, agricultural and resource economics

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Armando Fox, Academic Director, Berkeley Resource Center for Online Education

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Harrison Fraker, professor of architecture

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Rick Frank, lecturer, School of Law

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Bruce Fuller, professor of education and public policy

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Inez Fung, professor of earth and planetary science, and environmental science, policy and management

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Carol Galante, faculty director, Berkeley Program in Housing and Urban Policy

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David Gamage, assistant professor, Berkeley Law

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Lisa García Bedolla, chancellor's professor, education and political science

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Wayne Getz, professor, Environmental Science, Policy and Management

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Neil Gilbert, professor of social welfare

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Richard Gilbert, professor emeritus of economics

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J. Keith Gilless, dean of the College of Natural Resources

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Bonnie E. Glaser, research specialist, Election Administration Research Center

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Jack Glaser, associate professor of public policy

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Anna Goldstein, chemistry grad student

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Tom Goldstein, professor of journalism and media studies

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Alison Gopnik, professor of psychology and philosophy

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Amie Gordon, doctoral candidate, psychology

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Yuriy Gorodnichenko, associate professor of economics

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Paul Grabowicz, associate dean of journalism

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Stephen Gross, lecturer, International & Area Studies

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Junko Habu, professor, anthropology

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Helen Halpin, professor of health policy

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Timothy Hampton, professor of French and comparative literature

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Ben Handel, Assistant Professor of Economics

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W. Michael Hanemann, professor of environmental and resource economics

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Ian Haney Lopez, John H. Boalt professor of law

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Peter Hanff, deputy director of the Bancroft Library

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Gillian Hart, professor of geography, co-chair of development studies

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John Harte, professor of energy and resources

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Allison Harvey, associate professor of psychology

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Charles Henry, chair and professor of African American studies

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Ben Hermalin, professor of economics and finance

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Stephen Hinshaw, professor and chair of psychology

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Lisa Ho, campus privacy officer

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Teck-Hua Ho, professor of marketing

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David Hollinger, professor of history

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Seth Holmes, assistant professor of public health

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Chris Hoofnagle, director of BCLT's privacy programs

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Michael Hout, Natalie Cohen Professor of Sociology & Demography

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Ian Howerton, legal studies major

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Jane Hu, alumna (PhD, psychology)

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Christopher Hyun, PhD student, Energy and Resources Group

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Joanne Ikeda, co-founder of the Center for Weight and Health

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Lynn Ingram, professor of geography and earth and planetary science

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Szonja Ivester, lecturer, sociology

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Shannon Jackson, professor of rhetoric and of theater, dance and performance

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Ken Jacobs, chair, UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education

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Bob Jacobsen, professor of physics

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Dwight Jaffee, Co-Chair, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics

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William Jagust, professor School of Public Health

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Saru Jayaraman, director, Food Labor Research Center

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Rosemary Joyce, professor of anthropology

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Yehuda Kalay, professor of architecture

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Daniel Kammen, Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy

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Zsolt Katona, Assistant Professor, Haas Marketing Group

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Dacher Keltner, professor of psychology

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David Kirp, professor of public policy

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Dan Klein, associate professor of computer science

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Alexa Koenig, executive director, Human Rights Center, Berkeley Law

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Harry Kreisler, executive director Institute of International Studies

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Claire Kremen, professor, environmental sciences; co-director, Berkeley Food Institute

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Ann Kring, professor of psychology

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Sarah Krupp, graduate student, Latin American Studies

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Maya Kuehn, PhD candidate, psychology

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Kyle Kurpinski, executive director, UC Berkeley / UCSF Master of Translational Medicine Program

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Chris Kutz, professor of law

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Gregory La Blanc, lecturer at the Haas School of Business

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George Lakoff, professor of linguistics

George LakoffGeorge Lakoff is Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at UC Berkeley, where he has taught since 1972. His research involves the application of cognitive and neural linguistics to politics, literature, philosophy and mathematics. Lakoff's research involves questions traditionally pursued by linguists, such as the conditions under which a certain linguistic construction is grammatically viable, but ... More >

Robin Lakoff, professor of linguistics

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Andrea Lampros, communications manager, Human Rights Center

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Tom Laqueur, professor of history

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Phuoc Le, assistant professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, and assistant clinical professor of medicine and pediatrics, UCSF

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Hojae Lee, bioengineering major

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Ronald Lee, professor of demography and economics

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Peggy Lemaux, cooperative extension specialist in plant and microbial biology

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Gabriel Lenz, associate professor of political science

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Thomas C. Leonard, journalism professor and University Librarian

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David Levine, professor of business administration

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Kendra Levine, librarian, Institute of Transportation Studies Library

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Jonah Levy, associate professor of political science

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Denver Lewellen, medical anthropologist, Canadian Studies Program

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Jere Lipps, professor of integrative biology

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Damon Lisch, research scientist, plant and microbial biology

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Leon Litwack, professor emeritus of history

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Karin Mac Donald, Director, Berkeley Law's Election Administration Research Center

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Kathleen Maclay, public-information officer

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Temina Madon, executive director, Center for Effective Global Action

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Beatriz Manz, professor of geography and ethnic studies

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Ann Marie Marciarille, health law expert

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Jason Marsh, Editor-in-Chief, Greater Good Science Center

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Mary Ann Mason, faculty co-director, Earl Warren Institute for Law and Social Policy

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Manos Matsaganis, visiting scholar, Center for Equitable Growth

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Stephen Maurer, adjunct professor of public policy

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Kellie McElhaney, faculty director, Center for Responsible Business

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Liz McKenna, Ph.D. student, sociology

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Kimberly McNair, doctoral candidate, African Diaspora Studies

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Donald McQuade, professor of English

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Robin Mejia, PhD student, biostatistics

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Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, associate professor of psychology

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Stephen Menendian, assistant director, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

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Guy Micco, director of the Resource Center on Aging

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Lorraine Midanik, dean emeritus, School of Social Welfare

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Ted Miguel, professor of economics

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Line Mikkelsen, assistant professor of linguistics

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Carol Mimura, assistant vice chancellor for Intellectual Property & Industry Research Alliances

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Santiago Miret, Ph.D. student, materials science & engineering

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Mahmood Monshipouri, visiting associate professor, Middle Eastern Studies

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Don Moore, associate professor, Haas School of Business

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Enrico Moretti, professor of economics

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Davitt Moroney, professor of music

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Bharati Mukherjee, professor of English

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Rich Muller, professor of physics

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Michael Nacht, professor of public policy

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Michael Nagler, classics professor emeritus

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William Nazaroff, professor of environmental engineering

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Bruce Newsome, lecturer in international relations

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Greg Niemeyer, Associate Professor of New Media Art, Art Practice, Center for New Media

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Richard Norgaard, professor of energy and resources

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G. Ugo Nwokeji, director, Center for African Studies

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Michael O'Hare, professor of public policy

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Lorena Ojeda, visiting scholar, history

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Edwin Okong'o, lecturer, Swahili

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Martha Olney, adjunct professor of economics

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Cristián Orrego, director, forensic program, Human Rights Center, Berkeley Law

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Kevin Padian, professor of paleontology and evolutionary biology

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Christos Papadimitriou, senior scientist, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing

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David Patterson, professor of computer science

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P. David Pearson, professor, Graduate School of Education

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T.J. Pempel, professor of political science

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Daniel Perlstein, professor of education

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Somerset Perry, Berkeley Law student

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Juan Pestana-Nascimento, professor of civil and environmental engineering

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Mark Peterson, history professor

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Pedro Peterson, Ph.D. student in city and regional planning

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Benjamin Porter, Assistant professor of Near Eastern archaeology

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Malcolm Potts, professor of population and family planning

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john powell, director, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

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David Presti, senior lecturer of neurobiology

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David Ragland, adjunct professor emeritus of epidemiology, School of Public Health

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Ethan Rarick, director, Matsui Center

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John Rasmus, lecturer in economics

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Raka Ray, chair and professor of sociology

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Carol Redmount, associate professor of Egyptian archeaology

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Robert Reich, professor of public policy

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Arthur Reingold, professor and head of epidemiology

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Lee Riley, professor of epidemiology and infectious diseases

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Lawrence Rinder, director of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

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Jasper Rine, professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development

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Karlene Roberts, professor of business

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Victoria Robinson, program director, American Cultures Center

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Philip Rocco, PhD candidate, political science

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Gene Rochlin, professor emeritus, Energy & Resources Group

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Gérard Roland, professor of economics and political science

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David Roland-Holst, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Chris Rosen, associate professor of business and public policy

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Larry Rosenthal, adjunct professor, Goldman School of Public Policy

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Lawrence Rosenthal, executive director, Center for Right-Wing Studies

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Ananya Roy, professor of city and regional planning

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Rebecca Sanders, postdoctoral scholar, Safe Transportation Research & Education Center

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AnnaLee Saxenian, dean of the School of Information

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David Schaffer, professor of chemical engineering, bioengineering, and HWNI

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Andrew Scharlach, professor of social welfare

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Richard Scheffler, professor of health economics and public policy

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Randy Schekman, professor of molecular and cell biology

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Nancy Scheper-Hughes, anthropology professor

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Alan Schoenfeld, professor of education and of mathematics

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Jason Schultz, director of the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic

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Susan Schweik, professor of English, associate dean, arts & humanities

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Suzanne Scoggins, Ph.D. student, political science

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Kim Thuy Seelinger, Director, Sexual Violence Program, Human Rights Center

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Jennifer Selke, educational psychologist

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Rasheed Shabazz, communications fellow, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

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Harley Shaiken, director of the Center for Latin American Studies, professor of social and cultural studies

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Sudha Shetty, assistant dean for international partnerships and alliances, Goldman School of Public Policy

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Arthur Shimamura, professor of psychology and neuroscience

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Steve Shortell, dean emeritus, School of Public Health

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Babak Siavoshy, Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic

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Ikhlaq Sidhu, Chief scientist, faculty director and founding director, Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, IEOR department, College of Engineering

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Jonathan Simon, professor of law

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Jennifer Skeem, professor, School of Social Welfare and Goldman School of Public Policy

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David Sklansky, professor of law

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Richard Sloan, L. H. Penney Chair in Accounting

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Jeremy Adam Smith, Web Editor & Producer, Greater Good Science Center

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Kirk Smith, professor of global environmental health

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Martyn Smith, professor in the School of Public Health

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Sandra Susan Smith, associate professor of sociology

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Philip Stark, professor of statistics

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Shannon Steen, associate professor of theater, dance and performance studies

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Jennifer Stellar, Ph.D. candidate in social psychology

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Jill Stoner, professor of architecture

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Tyler Stovall, professor of history

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Eric Stover, faculty director of the Human Rights Center

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Andrew Szeri, professor of mechanical engineering

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Barrie Thorne, professor of sociology

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Stephen Tollefson, Lecturer, College Writing Programs

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Cihan Tugal, associate professor, sociology

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Laura Tyson, professor of economics and business administration

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Fyodor Urnov, associate adjunct professor of molecular and cell biology

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Derek Van Rheenen, director, Athletic Study Center

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Paul Wright, director of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society

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Carol Zabin, research director, Center for Labor Research & Education

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Vicki Zakrzewski, education director, Greater Good Science Center

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David Zilberman, professor of agriculture and resource economics

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John Zysman, professor of political science

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