Contact Us

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

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

Allena Cayce
Executive Administrator & Communications Management

Specializing in managing department marketing, 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!

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

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.

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

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

Responsible for managing the department’s financial portfolio. Manages faculty research funds and provides budget reports. Assists with questions related to purchasing, travel, entertainment and reimbursement processing.

Bridgette M Lehrer
Berkeley International Study Program, Assistant Director, Marketing and Outreach
649 Social Sciences Building
Monday - Friday, 9am-noon; 1pm - 4pm

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

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

Shantel Mitchell
Academic Personnel Analyst
410A Social Sciences Building
Remote: 8am - 4:30pm (T - F) In-person: 7:30am - 4pm (M)

Responsible for the day-to-day general departmental academic affairs such as personnel appointments and reviews, recruitment, separations, evaluations of both non-senate and senate cases, sabbatical arrangements, benefits administration, visa processing, and more.

please email:


Emily Normile 450 Social Sciences

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
Cristina Rojas
Undergraduate Advisor
424 Social Sciences Building
Mon & Tues (In Person) 10-12 and 2-4

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

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

Assists with travel & entertainment,

    expense reimbursements, non-service vendor payments, 

    purchases, and course materials

Event assistance, planning, and payments.

Front office administration and facilities coordination, 

     work-order requests

     maintains laptop/OWL schedule

     mail delivery 

SSB after-hours access 

    departmental keys 

    copier codes 

     syllabi collection

Lecturer & Graduate student office assignments

Office setup and supplies

*Supervises student assistants 

who provide routine clerical services such as printing,

scans, and pdf’s for courses