For general staff inquiries, please use the following:

UC Berkeley Sociology Department
410 Social Sciences Building, Berkeley, CA
Tel: (510) 642-4766
California Relay Service 711

or consult the table to below to contact a staff member directly.

Name Information Whom do I contact?
Shannon Buckle…
Program Advisor, Berkeley International Study Program
450 Social Sciences Building Email me

Program Advisor for the Berkeley International Study Program (BISP). I also coordinate the Cultural Peer Mentor program.

Allena Cayce
Executive Administrator & Communications Management
Email me

Specializing in managing department advertisements, announcements, social media, and event planning. Handles all executive admin to the department chair.

For questions or assistance please email,

Rebecca Chavez
Everything Curriculum
Contact me via email. It's your best bet!
Email me

Course planning and scheduling, one time room requests,  Enrollment management, Spring Reader hiring, 190 instructor hiring, course evaluations, de-cal and indep. study advising and faculty service credit tracking.

Jenny Cornet-C…
Associate Director for the Berkeley International Study Program
458B Social Sciences Building
(510) 570-0878
Email me

Manager of the Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) and its staff. Primary coordinator for the BISP in Sociology study abroad program. BISP hosts visiting students who take Berkeley courses through the UC Berkeley Extension International Concurrent Enrollment program.

Aaron DuBois
CRS II / Department Webmaster
489 Social Sciences Building
Mon - Fri 8:30am - 2:30pm, and by appointment.
Email me

For computer, technical, and equipment support of UCB owned equipment, and issues related to the department website.


Louise Hon
Assistant Director, Berkeley International Study Program
586 Social Sciences BuildingEmail me

Oversees BISP-Letters & Science program through collaborations with academic departments across campus and with international partners around the world.

Holly Le
Financial Services Analyst
410 Social Sciences Bldg Email me
Bridgette M Lehrer
Berkeley International Study Program, Assistant Director, Marketing and Outreach
649 Social Sciences Building
Monday - Friday, 9am-noon; 1pm - 4pm
Email me

Main point of contact for the BISP marketing and outreach efforts, including social media, BISP website, marketing campaigns and digital/print materials. I also collaborate with the BISP Ambassador and Certificate Programs. Check us out!

Anne Meyers
Director of Student Services
428 Social Sciences Building
Email me

Manage Graduate and Undergraduate Student Services for Sociology and Demography.  Curriculum Management in Sociology.

Shantel Mitchell Email me
Emily Normile 450 Social Sciences BuildingEmail me

Program Advisor for the Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) Letters & Science students

Catherine Norton
Graduate Student Advisor
422 Social Sciences Building
9am-noon; 1-4pm
Email me
Cristina Rojas
Undergraduate Advisor
424 Social Sciences Building
Mon & Tues (In Person) 10-12 and 2-4
Email me

Hybrid Schedule - Mon & Tues In Person Drop in Advising. Wed - Fri Virtual Appointments.  For an appointment, please email


Undergraduate major requirements, Schedule and graduation planning, Transferable coursework, Sociology 190 Seminar Application Process, Honors Thesis Application Process, Referral to campus resources,

Seng Saelee
Undergraduate Advisor
426 Social Sciences Building
M-F 10-Noon and 2-4 pm
Email me

During Spring 2024, I will be in the office on Wednesdays and Thursdays. On Monday, Tuesdays, and Fridays, I will be working remotely.

I can help you with completing undergraduate major requirements, planning your academic schedule, graduation planning, referrals to campus resources.

Michael Schneider
410 Social Sciences Building
Email me
Amie Thach-Acik
Graduate Admissions and Curriculum Advisor
430 Social Sciences Building
9am to 12pm & 1pm to 4pm
Email me
Tamar Young Email me