Sabrina C. Agarwal

Department of Anthropology

Sabrina C. Agarwal is a professor in the Department of Anthropology. She obtained her bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, where she worked in both the Department of Anthropology and the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. She spent the following two years as a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at McMaster University, and subsequently was a faculty member for one year at the University of Toronto before coming to UC Berkeley.

Her research...

Brian A. Barsky

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

Brian A. Barsky is a professor of computer science and vision science and affiliate professor of optometry at UC Berkeley. He attended McGill University in Montreal and received a D.C.S. in engineering and a B.Sc. in mathematics and computer science. On numerous occasions, he has supervised Canadian graduate students.

His research interests include computational aesthetics, computational photography, methods for the design and fabrication of contact lenses, computer methods for optometry and ophthalmology, image synthesis, spline curve/surface representations, computer aided...

Robert J. Birgeneau

Chancellor Emeritus and the Silverman Professor of Physics, MSE and Public Policy
Department of Physics

Robert. J. Birgeneau is Chancellor Emeritus and the Silverman Professor of Physics, MSE and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. Before coming to Berkeley he served as president of the University of Toronto. Prof. Birgeneau grew up and was educated in Toronto up to the level of his B.Sc. and then came to the U.S. (Yale) for his Ph.D. Professor Birgeneau's physics research is primarily concerned with the phases and phase transition behavior of novel states of matter. These include one and two dimensional quantum magnets, two dimensional liquids and solids, liquid...

Irene Bloemraad

Class of 1951 Professor
Department of Sociology

Irene Bloemraad (Ph.D. Harvard; M.A. McGill) studies the nexus between immigration and the political system. She is the author of Becoming a Citizen: Incorporating Immigrants and Refugees in the United States and Canada (University of California Press, 2006), which argues that the United States’ lack of general integration policies has led to lower levels of citizenship among immigrants in the United States compared to Canada, and poorer outcomes in political incorporation. Professor Bloemraad’s work suggests that any effective immigration policy must examine not just border control, but...

Henry E. Brady

Class of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor of Political Science and Public Policy
Goldman School of Public Policy

Henry Brady is the Class of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He served as dean of the Goldman School from 2009-2021.

Professor Brady received his PhD in Economics and Political Science from MIT in 1980. He has written on electoral politics and political participation, social welfare policy, political polling, and statistical methodology, and he has worked for the federal Office of Management and Budget and other organizations in Washington, D.C. He is past president of the American Political Science...

William M. Burton

Assistant professor
Department of French

William M. Burton is an assistant professor in the Department of French. Professor Burton's research examines how 'literary' authors position their work with regard to other disciplines and domains in the 18th and 20th centuries. These authors are concerned with imaginative writing's political potential and its capacity to produce knowledge. In their often formally daring, genre-defying texts, they both adopt and contest philosophical, political and scientific concepts to articulate their views on what we now call 'literature'. Professor Burton's current project, The End of...

David Card

Class of 1950 Professor of Economics
Department of Economics

David Card is the Class of 1950 Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley and Director of the Labor Studies Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research interests include immigration, wages, education, and health insurance. He co-authored the book Small Differences that Matter: Labor Markets and Income Maintenance in Canada and the United States (1992).

Karen Chapple

Professor emerita
Department of City & Regional Planning

Karen Chapple is the director of the School of Cities at the University of Toronto, where she also serves as a professor in the Department of Geography and Planning. She is also a professor emerita and former chair of City & Regional Planning at UC Berkeley. In that role, she serves as the current faculty director of the UC Berkeley Center for Community Innovation(link is external), an institute dedicated to creating resilient, equitable communities.

Dr. Chapple's research explores inequalities in planning, development, and governance in North and Latin America, with a focus on...

Pradeep K. Chhibber

Professor and Indo-American Community Chair in India Studies
Department of Political Science

Pradeep Chhibber studies the politics of India, political parties and party systems. Chhibber examines party aggregation in great detail in a book written with Ken Kollman published by Princeton University Press in 2004, entitled The Formation of National Party Systems: Federalism and Party Competition in Britain, Canada, India and the United States. This book examines why the United States developed a two party system whereas Canada has many more parties competing for power. The book won the Leon Epstein Award in 2005 for the best book published in the previous two years in the...

Jack Citrin

Professor emeritus
Department of Political Science

Professor Citrin teaches in the field of political behavior and his research interests include political trust, the foundations of policy preferences, direct democracy, national identity, and ethnic politics, including immigration and language politics. His work primarily concerns American politics, but also includes Western Europe and Canada.

Professor Citrin received his B.A. and M.A. from McGill University.