Affiliated Faculty of CLAS

Department of African American Studies

 

Michel S. Laguerre
Professor
Interests:Contemporary social theory;
information technology; transnational
diaspora politics; global metropolitan studies

mlaguerr@berkeley.edu
Professor Laguerre's wepage

Tianna S. Paschel
Assistant Professor
Interests: racial ideology, politics, and
globalization in Latin America;
Afro-Latino politics; modes of citizenship
tpaschel@berkeley.edu
Professor Paschel's webpage

Stephen Small
Associate Professor
Interests: Slavery; Mixed race people
Region of Interest: U.S. and Caribbean
small@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Small's webpage
3-8211, 2-7084

 

Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics


Miguel Altieri
Professor
Interests: Biological ControlAgro-ecology
agroeco3@nature.berkeley.edu
Professor Altieri's webpage
2-9802, 2-3327

Alain de Janvry
Professor
Economic planning
Interests: Poverty; Agricultural and rural development policy
alain@are.berkeley.edu
Professor de Janvry's webpage
2-3348, 2-3345

Elisabeth Sadoulet
Professor
Interests: Economic developmentMacroeconomic and agricultural policiesQuantitative analysis and economic modelsContract theoryHousehold and community behavior
sadoulet@are.berkeley.edu
Professor Sadoulet's webpage
2-7225, 2-3345 

 

Department of Anthropology

 

Stanley Brandes
Professor Emeritus
Interests: Psychological AnthropologyRitual and ReligionFolklore and the life courseGender
Region of Interest: Spain and Mexico
brandes@sscl.berkeley.edu
Professor Brandes' webpage
2-6945, 2-3391

Charles L. Briggs
Professor
Interests: Linguistic and medical anthropologySocial theoryTension between modernity and traditionalityCitizenship and the stateRaceViolence
clbriggs(at)berkeley.edu
Professor Briggs' webpage
3-2012 or 2-3391 

William Hanks
Professor
Interests: Maya cultureLanguage in cultureDiscourse, cognition, and communicationShamanism; Logic in Anthropological inquiryAnthropology of literature
Region of Interest: Yucatan
wfhanks@sscl.berkeley.edu
Professor Hanks' webpage
3-2651 

Christine Hastorf
Professor
Interests: Food and agriculture; Archeology; Political complexity; Gender; Paleoethnobotany
Region of Interest: the Andes
hastorf@sscl.berkeley.edu
Professor Hastorf's webpage
2-5457, 3-1112 

Cori Hayden
Associate Professor
Interests: Anthropology of science, technology and medicinePost-colonial science studiesLatin America and MexicoKinship, gender and queer studies
Region of Interest: Mexico
cphayden@berkeley.edu
Professor Hayden's webpage
3-4168 

Seth Holmes
Assistant Professor
Interests: Medical anthropology and public healthLatin AmericaRace and racismTransnational im/migration
sethmholmes@berkeley.edu
Professor Holmes' webpage
3-7256 

James Holston
Professor
Interests: Insurgent citizenship movements in BrazilCities, Democracy, ViolenceUrban Ethnography
Region of Interest: Brazil
jholston(at)berkeley.edu
Professor Holston's webpage
3-1688

Rosemary Joyce
Professor
Interests: Settlement patterns, symbolism, and social organization in complex societiesAnalysis of archeological ceramics
Region of Interest: Central America
rajoyce@berkeley.edu
Professor Joyce's webpage
3-0975 

Laura Nader
Professor
Interests: Comparative ethnography of law and dispute resolutionConflictControlling processesComparative family organizationsProfessional mind-sets
Region of Interest: Mexico
Professor Nader's webpage
2-1218, 2-3391

Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Professor Emeritus
Interests: Critical Medical Anthropology; Anthropology of violence; Madness and culture; Inequality and marginality; Childhood and the family
Region of Interest: Brazil and Cuba
nsh@sscl.berkeley.edu
Professor Scheper-Hughes' webpage
2-8431, 2-3391  

 

Department of Architecture 


René Davids
Professor
Interests: South American architectureQuality designMutifamily and affordable housingUrban design
rdavids@berkeley.edu
Professor David's webpage
3-1699 

M. Paz Gutierrez
Assistant Professor
Interests: Material systems and ecologiesInterdisciplinary data visualization
mpazgut@berkeley.edu
Professor Gutierrez' webpage

 

Haas School of Business

 

Ernesto Dal Bo
Associate Professor
Interests: Corruption and political influence; Collective decision-making; Economy of Regulation and Antitrust; Regulatory issues in development; Social Conflict
dalbo@haas.berkeley.edu
Professor Dal Bo's webpage
3-1606 

Pablo Spiller
Professor Emeritus
Interests: Industrial organizationPolitical economyEconomy of Regulation and AntitrustRegulatory issues in development countries
spiller@haas.berkeley.edu
Professor Spiller's webpage
2-1502 

 

City and Regional Planning

 

Teresa Caldeira
Professor
Interests: Contemporary urban developmentPatterns of spatial segregation and social discriminationRelationship between urban form and political transformation
Region of Interest: Brazil
tcaldeira(at)berkeley.edu
Professor Caldeira's webpage
2-3619

Karen Chapple
Professor
Interests: Local economic development; sustainable regional planning; Guatemala; Argentina; Peru; Brazil; Colombia
chapple@berkeley.edu
Professor Chapple's webpage
2-1868

Michael Dear
Professor
Interests: Urban TheorySocial TheoryComparative UrbanismDisability Studies
mdear@berkeley.edu
Professor Dear's webpage

 

Graduate School of Education

 

Patricia Baquedano-López
Associate Professor
Interests: Language, learning, and literacy practicesUrban schools, after-school programs, and home and work communities
pbl@berkeley.edu
Professor Baquedano-López's webpage
2-0746 

Lisa García-Bedolla
Chancellor's Professor
Interests: Educational and gender equityImmigrant issuesPublic engagementEthnic issues
lgarciab@berkeley.edu
Professor García-Bedolla's webpage
3-9824

Erin Murphy-Graham
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Interests: Education and social change; Latin America
emurphy@berkeley.edu
Professor Murphy-Graham's webpage
2-8191 

Harley Shaiken
Professor and Chair, Center for Latin American Studies
Interests: Skill formationTrainingWork Organization; Global ProductionWork technologyEducation
hshaiken@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Shaiken's Department of Education webpage
3-5363, 2-7127, 2-9678, 2-2088
(also affiliated with Department of Geography)

  

Energy and Resources Group 

 

Daniel Kammen 
Professor
Interests: Climate Change; International Research and Development; Rural Resource Management
dkammen@socrates.berkeley.edu 
Professor Kammen's webpage
3-4590, 2-1640 

 

Department of English

 

Genaro M. Padilla 
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs; Associate Professor
Interests: Minority Literature; Chicano LiteratureEthnic Autobiography
gpadilla@berkeley.edu
Professor Padilla's webpage
2-6727 

 

Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management

 

Miguel Altieri
Professor
Interests: Biological ControlAgro-ecology
agroeco3@nature.berkeley.edu
Professor Altieri's webpage
2-9802, 2-3327

Claudia Carr
Associate Professor
Interests: International and rural resource development
cjcarr@nature.berkeley.edu
Professor Carr's webpage
3-3964 

Ignacio Chapela
Associate Professor
Interests: Microbial EcologyMycology
ichapela@nature.berkeley.edu
Professor Chapela's webpage
3-2452 

Gordon Frankie
Professor
Interests: Comparative apiary studiesUrban residential gardens
Region of Interest: Costa Rica
gwfrankie@nature.berkeley.edu
Professor Frankie's webpage
2-0973, 2-7111  

Katharine Milton

Professor
Interests: Tropical ecology of humans and non-human primatesDietParasite-host interactions
kmilton@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Milton's webpage
2-8607 

 

Department of Ethnic Studies

 

Raúl Coronado
Associate Professor
Interests: Latina/o literary and intellectual history (colonial period-1940s), literature of the Americas
raulc@berkeley.edu
3-0796 

Ramón Grosfoguel
Associate Professor
Interests: Caribbean migrationLatinos in the U.S.Global citiesPolitical economy of the Caribbean and Latin America
grosfogu@berkeley.edu
Professor Grosfoguel's webpage
2-3037  

Beatriz Manz
Professor Emeritus
Interests: Latin AmericaPeasantryMigrationsSocial MovementsHuman rightsPolitical conflict
Region of Interest: Guatemala
bmanz@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Manz's webpage
3-5765, 2-3903
(also affiliated with Department of Geography) 

David Montejano
Professor Emeritus
Interests: Political SociologyDevelopmentRace and Ethnic Relations
montejano@berkeley.edu
Professor Montejano's webpage
3-4560  

Laura Pérez
Associate Professor
Interests: U.S. Latina and Latin American women's writingChicana/o literature and visual artsContemporary cultural theory
leperez@berkeley.edu
Professor Pérez's webpage
3-1584, 3-0796 

Alex Saragoza
Professor Emeritus
Interests: Concentration of wealth and power in MexicoMexican migrationTransnational ideology and representation
Region of Interest: Mexico and Cuba
alexsara@berkeley.edu
Professor Saragoza's webpage
2-2519, 3-0796  

 

Department of Gender and Women's Studies

 

Leslie Salzinger
Associate Professor
Interests: Economic sociologyGlobalizationFeminist theoryCultural constitution of economic processes
lsalzinger(at)berkeley.edu
Professor Salzinger's webpage
3-2012 or 2-3391  

 

Department of Geography

 

Jeffrey Q. Chambers
Associate Professor
Interests: Terrestrial ecosystem ecology and biogeography, tropical forests and climate change interactions, forest disturbance and recovery processes, landscape dynamics and remote sensing.
jqchambers@berkeley.edu
Professor Chambers' webpage

Beatriz Manz
Professor Emeritus
Interests: Latin America; Peasantry; Migrations; Social Movements; Human rights; Political conflict
Region of Interest: Guatemala
bmanz@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Manz's webpage
3-5765, 2-3903
(also affiliated with Department of Ethnic Studies) 

Nathan Sayre
Associate Professor
Interests: Semiarid rangelandsUrbanizationConservationEducation
Region of Interest: Southwestern US and Northwestern Mexico
nsayre@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Sayre's webpage
2-3903  

Harley Shaiken
Professor, Chair of the Center for Latin American Studies
Interests: Skill formationTrainingWork OrganizationGlobal ProductionWork technologyEducation
hshaiken@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Shaiken's webpage at the Department of Geography
3-5363, 2-7127, 2-9678, 2-2088
(also affiliated with Graduate School of Education) 

Michael Watts
Professor Emeritus
Interests: Political economy and ecologyDevelopmentPeasant societiesSocial and cultural theoryU.S. agricultureIslam and social movements
Region of Interest: Africa
mwatts@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Watts' webpage
2-3903 

 

Department of History

 

Margaret Chowning
Professor
Interests: Modern MexicoSocio-economics
Region of Interest: Mexico
chowning@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Chowning's webpage
2-2415 

Brian DeLay
Associate Professor
Interests: 19th Century Americas US and the worldNative peoplesInternational arms tradeTransnational history
Region of Interest: U.S. - Mexico Borderlands
delay@ berkeley.edu
Professor DeLay's webpage
2-2611

Rebecca Herman
Assistant Professor
Interests: Modern Latin America; Brazil, Argentina, Panama, and Cuba; U.S.-Latin American relations
rebeccaherman@berkeley.edu
Professor Herman's webpage
2-1156 

Elena Schneider
Assistant Professor
Interests: The Atlantic World, 1400-1888Colonial Latin America
Region of Interest: Cuba and the Caribbean
eschneider@berkeley.edu 
Professor Schneider's webpage
2-2495 

 

Department of History of Art

 

Julia Bryan-Wilson
Associate Professor
Interests: Modern and contemporary art in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America
juliabw@berkeley.edu
Professor Bryan-Wilson's webpage
2-4523

Lisa Trever
Assistant Professor
Interests: Pre-Columbian and colonial art and visual culture in Latin America
ltrever@berkeley.edu
Professor Trever's webpage
2-1187  

 

Department of Integrative Biology

 

Roy Caldwell
Professor
Interests: Invertebrate behavioral biology and ecologyBiology and geomorphology of tropical flora
4roy@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Caldwell's webpage
2-1391, 3-5448  

Paul Fine
Assistant Professor
Interests: Amazonian rain forest tree diversityEvolutionary biology
Region of Interest: Amazonian Rain Forest
paulfine@berkeley.edu
Professor Fine's webpage
2-7690

David Wake
Professor
Interests: HerpetologyEvolutionary biology; tropical forests of Central America
wakelab@berkeley.edu
Professor Wake's webpage
2-3567, 2-3281 

 

International & Area Studies

 

Alan Karras
Senior Lecturer
Interests: Social history of Caribbean islandsColonial history, economic history, slavery
Region of Interest: Caribbean
karras@socrates.berkeley.edu
Alan Karras' webpage
3-3185  

Jerry Sanders
Lecturer
Interests: International relationsSecurity policyPeace and conflict studies
Region of Interest: Mexico and Colombia
jsanders@berkeley.edu
3-8650

 

Graduate School of Journalism

 

Lydia Chávez
Professor
Interests: Journalism
Region of Interest: Cuba, Mexico, and the U.S./Mexico border
lcha@berkeley.edu
Professor Chavez's webpage
2-9235, 2-3383 

Cynthia Gorney
Professor
Interests: JournalismSouth America
Professor Gorney's webpage
2-4579 

 

Berkeley Law School

 

Roxanna Altholz
Assistant Clinical Professor
Interests: International human rights lawTransitional justice
raltholz@law.berkeley.edu
Roxanna Altholz's webpage
3-8781  

Maria Echaveste
Lecturer
Interests: Immigration and public policy
mechaveste@aol.com
Maria Echaveste's webpage 

Laurel E. Fletcher
Clinical Professor of Law;
Director, International Human Rights Law Clinic
Interests: Human rights law; Transitional justice
lfletcher@law.berkeley.edu
Professor Fletcher's webpage
3-4792 

Ian Haney Lopez
Professor
Interests: Law and race in AmericaCritical race theoryLegal history of the Los Angeles Chicano Power Movement
ian.haneylopez@law.berkeley.edu
Professor Lopez's webpage
3-2669

 

Department of Music

 

Jocelyne Guilbault
Professor
Interests: Caribbean musicPopular musicEthnomusicologyDiaspora studies
Region of Interest: Caribbean
jguilbau@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Guilbault's webpage
2-2687, 2-2678

 

Department of Political Science


Vinod Aggarwal
Professor
Interests: Comparative regionalism in Europe, North America, and AsiaInternational systemsMultinational corporations
vinod@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Aggarwal's webpage
2-2817, 2-6323, 3-1071 

David Collier
Robson Professor of the Graduate School
Interests: Comparative politicsLatin AmericaMethodologyConceptualization and measurementCausal assessment and qualitative researchRegime change and democratization
dcollier@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Collier's webpage
2-8168, 2-6323 

Ruth Collier
Heller Professor of the Graduate School
Interests: Comparative politicsLatin AmericaRegime change and democratizationMexican politicsLabor politics
rcollier@socs.berkeley.edu
Professor Collier's webpage
3-8019, 2-6323 

Thad Dunning
Professor
Interests: Comparative politicsPolitical economy and methodologyLatin American politics
thad.dunning@berkeley.edu
Professor Dunning's website

Aila Matanock
Assistant Professor
Interests: International engagement during and after civil conflictPost-conflict peace-building, state-building, and developmentGovernance by non-state actorsSocial support for armed state, non-state, and international actors, especially in Latin America
matanock@berkeley.edu
Professor Matanock's webpage
2-4683 

Alison Post
Assistant Professor
Interests:Comparative Political Economy; Regulation; Urban Politics and Policy; Environmental Policy
aepost@berkeley.edu
Professor Post's biography
2-1434 

 

School of Public Health

 

Stefano Bertozzi
Professor
Interests: Health policy and management; HIV and tuburculosis; health policy in Mexico
ph_dean@berkeley.edu
Professor Bertozzi's webpage
664-7771 

Lia C. Haskin Fernald
Associate Professor
Interests: Immigrant health, inequalities and health disparitiesObesity, overweight, and nutritional and epidemiologic transitionMalnutrition, international child health and development
fernald@berkeley.edu
Professor Fernald's website
3-9113

Sylvia Guendelman 
Associate Professor
Interests: Reproductive health of immigrant womenAccess to health care for disadvantaged populationsHealth along the U.S.-Mexico border; Juvenile asthma
sylviag@berkeley.edu
Professor Guendelman's webpage
2-2848, 2-1512 

Eva Harris
Associate Professor
Interests: Molecular virology, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of dengueScientific capacity building in developing countriesPH292/3 Immune Evasion in Host-Pathogen Interactions
eharris@berkeley.edu
Professor Harris' webpage
2-4845 

Lee Riley
Professor
Interests:  Epidemiology, infectious diseases, and vaccinology; tuberculosis and drug-resistant gram-negative bacterial infections; international health, focused slum health
lwriley@berkeley.edu
Professor Riley's webpage
2-9200 

Goldman School of Public Policy

 

Daniel Kammen 
Professor
Interests: Climate ChangeInternational Research and DevelopmentRural Resource Management
dkammen@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Kammen's webpage
3-4590, 2-1640 

 

School of Social Welfare

 

Kurt Organista 

Associate Professor
Interests: Chicano/Latino psychosocial problems; Acculturation and adjustment of ethnic minorities to American societyMinority mental health; Cognitive-behavioral therapy; Depression in Latinos; HIV prevention with Mexican migrant laborers/Latinos
drkco@berkeley.edu
Professor Organista's webpage
3-6671, 2-4341  

 

Department of Sociology

 

Irene Bloemraad
Associate Professor
Interests: Immigration from Latin America
bloemr@berkeley.edu
Professor Bloemraad's webpage
2-4287  

Laura Enríquez 
Professor
Interests: Development in Latin America; Rural sociology; Political sociology; Social movements
enriquez@berkeley.edu
Professor Enríquez's webpage
2-2502, 2-4766  

Peter Evans 
Professor Emeritus
Interests: Development and globalization; Comparative political economyLatin America
pevans@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Evans' webpage
2-5877, 2-4766

Mara Loveman
Associate Professor
Interests: Ethnoracial politics, nationalism, and the stateInequality and political development in Latin America
mloveman@berkeley.edu
Professor Loveman's webpage    
2-0659 

G. Cristina Mora
Assistant Professor
Interests: Culture, Race and Ethnicity; Organizations; ImmigrationReligion
cmora@berkeley.edu
Professor Mora's webpage
2-5877 

Martín Sanchez-Jankowski 
Professor
Interests: Urban sociologyPolitical sociology; Poverty; Race and ethnicity; Youth culture; Survey research
sanjan@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Sanchez-Jankowski's webpage
3-8779, 2-4766 

 

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

 

Milton Azevedo 
Professor
Interests: Hispanic linguisticsApplied linguistics
mnazevedo@ berkeley.edu
2-0471 

Amelia Barili 
Lecturer
Interests: Post-1700 Spanish literature
ameliab@socrates.berkeley.edu
Amelia Barili's webpage
2-1236 

Emilie L. Bergmann
Professor
Interests: Spanish American prose and poetry
elb@berkeley.edu
2-2104 

Natalia Brizuela
Associate Professor
Interests: 19th and 20th century Latin American literature; Southern-cone and Brazil; cinema; photography
brizuela@socrates.berkeley.edu
2-0471 

Ivonne del Valle
Assistant Professor
Interests: Colonial studies: Literature, History and Culture; Baroque and Enlightenment in colonial settings; Relationships between religion and technology, economy, and environment; Subaltern Studies
Region of Interest: Mexico
idelvalle@ berkeley.edu
Prof. del Valle's webpage       
898-1272 

Daylet Dominguez
Assistant Professor
Interests: Latin American and Caribbean cultures and literatures, 19th-21st centuries
ddomingu@berkeley.edu
Prof. Dominguez's webpage

Clelia F. Donovan
Lecturer
Portuguese Instructor
cdonovan@socrates.berkeley.edu
2-2102  

Charles B. Faulhaber
Professor Emeritus
Interests: Medieval Spanish and Catalan literature; Paleography and dodicology; Computer-assisted research techniques
cfaulhab@library.berkeley.edu
2-3781  

Francine Masiello 
Professor Emeritus
Interests: Spanish American literature; Prose and poetry in Argentina; Literary theory
frm@berkeley.edu
2-4389, 2-0471, 2-1202
(also affiliated with Department of Comparative Literature)  

Ignacio Navarrete
Professor
Interests: Spanish Golden Age literature, especially poetry, poetics, and historiography; Literary theory
ignacio@socrates.berkeley.edu
2-2108 

Candace Slater 
Professor
Interests: Brazilian literature and culture; Latin American folk and popular traditions
cslater@socrates.berkeley.edu
2-2114, 2-0471  

Estelle Tarica
Associate Professor
Interests: 20th century Latin American literature and culture; French Caribbean literature; Post-colonial theories
Region of Interest: Mexico and the Andes
etarica@socrates.berkeley.edu
Professor Tarica's webpage
2-5164

 

Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies


Angela Marino
Assistant Professor
Interests: Politics and performance in the Americas; Fiesta and carnival; Latina/o and Latin American plays, history and perfomance
angela.marino@berkeley.edu
Professor Marino's webpage