Caroline Cheng

Director, Visiting Scholars Program
Program Manager, Center on Race, Sexuality & Culture
The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
239A Law Building (North Addition)
Berkeley, CA 94720-7220
Tel: (510) 642-9919
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Caroline Cheng is the Director of the Visiting Scholars Program (VSP) and the Program Manager of the Center on Race, Sexuality & Culture (BLCRSC). Before joining the Visiting Scholars Program and the Center on Race, Sexuality & Culture, Cheng provided a wide range of support and services to different units and centers at Berkeley Law School for more than 14 years.

From 2008 to 2021, she was an Events and Projects Manager and a Program Administrator in different units, including the Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law (Miller Institute), Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality & Anti- Discrimination Law (BCCE), the Office of the Dean (Dean’s Office), Center for the Study of the Law & Society (CSLS), and the Events Services Unit (ESU), the Faculty Support Unit (FSU), Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy (WI), the Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE), the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice (CRRJ), and the Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice (BCCJ).

Cheng specializes in organizing events, facilitating the campus administrative process, assisting with visa processing and onboarding for visiting scholars, developing and maintaining websites and databases, and overseeing the budgets.

At Golden Gate University School of Law, Ms. Cheng served as the Administrative Coordinator and provided administrative services to the law library director for seven years. 

In Social Security Administration, she was a benefits specialist. She also worked as an office manager at a non-profit health care organization for two years. 

Cheng speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin.

B.S., San Francisco State University (1999)