Officers, Committees, Organizers

In the Berkeley Linguistics Department, faculty, staff, and students work together toward shared goals. Collaborating with staff, faculty serve on department committees and in other leadership positions. Graduate students take the lead in organizing fora and research groups, and represent student interests on committees.

Department officers (2023-24)

  • Chair: Terry Regier
  • Head Graduate Adviser: Peter Jenks
  • GSI Advisor: Gašper Beguš
  • Head Undergraduate Advisor: Amy Rose Deal (fall), Line Mikkelsen (spring)
  • Equity Advisor: Lev Michael

Department Staff

  • Department Manager: Susan Luong
  • Graduate Student and Visiting Scholar Services: Johnny Morales Arellano
  • Administrative Officer: La Tasha Mulder
  • Undergraduate Student Advisor: Martine Alexander
  • Information Systems Analyst: Ronald Sprouse
  • California Language Archive Manager: Zachary O'Hagan

Committees & Service

  • Graduate Studies:  Peter Jenks (ex officio as Head Graduate Advisor), Gašper Beguš, Lev Michael (ex officio as Equity Advisor), Johnny Morales Arellano (ex officio as Graduate Student Affairs Officer), Allegra Robertson, Abby Roberts, Kai Schenck
  • Undergraduate Studies: Amy Rose Deal (fall), Line Mikkelsen (spring) (each ex officio as Head Undergraduate Advisor), Christine Beier (fall), Martine Alexander (ex officio as Undergraduate Student Advisor)
  • Colloquium: Isaac Bleaman (head, fall), Andrew Garrett (fall), Line Mikkelsen (spring), Noah Macey, Akil Ismael (fall), Franco Liu (spring)
  • Webmaster: Andrew Garrett (fall), Christine Beier (spring)
  • Calques: Hannah Sande (fall), Andrew Garrett (spring)
  • @BerkeleyLing (social media): Andrew Garrett
  • Graduate Student Representatives to faculty meetings: Katherine Russell, Rebecca Jarvis
  • Graduate Assembly student representative: Måsi Santos
  • UAW 2865 Union representatives: Anna Macknick, Dakota Robinson

Research group organizers

  • Fieldwork Forum : Alexander Elias, Tyler Lemon
  • Phonetics and Phonology Phorum : Amber Galvano, Maks Dąbkowski (fall), Noah Macey (spring)
  • Syntax & Semantics Circle : Shweta Akolkar, Franco Liu
  • Language Revitalization Working Group : Måsi Santos, Tzintia Montaño-Ramírez, Claudia Iron Hawk
  • Sociolinguistics Lab at Berkley (SLaB) : Julianne Kapner, Marguerite Morlan