Institute Staff

Kenneth A. Bamberger
Faculty Director
Professor of Law
kbamberger@law.berkeley.edu
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Ron Hassner
Faculty Director
Assistant Professor of Political Science
hassner@berkeley.edu
510.642.4657
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Dr. Rebecca Golbert
Executive Director
510.643.0501
rlgolbert@law.berkeley.edu
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Leah Wagner-Edelstein
Director of Institutional Advancement
510-642-6126
lwedelstein@law.berkeley.edu

Maya Shemtov
Assistant Director for Student Engagement & Programs 
510-664-7024
mshemtov@law.berkeley.edu

Juan Zavala
Institute Administrator
jrzavala@berkeley.edu

Ashley Dominguez Garcia
Communications and Outreach Assistant
510-730-4743
ashleydominguez.510@berkeley.edu

Randy Cantz
Programs Assistant
rcantz@berkeley.edu

Alexa Fosdick
Communications and Outreach Assistant
alexafosdick@berkeley.edu

Talia Harris
Development Assistant 
jtharris@berkeley.edu


Faculty Executive Board Members:

Jason Wittenberg
Associate Professor of Political Science
witty@berkeley.edu
510.642.8407

Joan Bieder
Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism
jbieder@berkeley.edu
510.642.4798

Steven Davidoff Solomon
Professor of Law, Boalt School of Law
steven.solomon@berkeley.edu

Steve Tadelis
Professor of Business, Haas School of Business
stadelis@haas.berkeley.edu
510.643.0546

Claude Fischer
Professor of the Graduate School in Sociology
fischer1@berkeley.edu
510.642.4772; -4766

Ethan Katz
Associate Professor of History
ebkatz@berkeley.edu

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