Staff

 

Susan Hyde
Interim Co-Director,
Department:
Institute of International Studies
Susan D. Hyde is a Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Avice M. Saint Chair in Public Policy. She studies international influences on domestic politics, teaches courses on international relations and comparative politics, and is active in promoting policy-relevant research. She is an expert on international election observation, election fraud, and democracy promotion. Her research on election observation included serving on missions with several organizations in Afghanistan, Albania, Indonesia, Liberia, Nicaragua, Pakistan and Venezuela, and she...Read more
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Interim Co-Director
Department:
Institute of International Studies
Daniel J. Sargent is associate professor at the University of California, where he is jointly appointed in the Department of History and the Goldman School of Public Policy. He is a historian who specializes in U.S. foreign policy and the history of international relations. His research has explored how states and decision makers adapt to long-term changes in their international environments, including the historical advance of globalization. He is presently interested in how the United States has strived, over the long arc of its history, to constitute and sustain international order, and he...Read more
Jeroen Dewulf
Interim Director, Global International and Area Studies
Jeroen Dewulf is Professor at the UC Berkeley Department of German & Dutch Studies. As the incumbent of the Queen Beatrix Chair, he is director of Berkeley’s Dutch Studies Program. He is also the director of UC Berkeley’s Institute of European Studies and Chair of the Chancellor’s Advisory Board on Study Abroad. He currently also serves as interim director of UC Berkeley’s Global International and Area Studies. Since 2017, Dewulf is a member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium. As an affiliated member of the Center for African Studies and core member of the faculty board of the Latin...Read more
Gia White
Administrative Director
Department:
Global International and Area Studies/Institute of International Studies
Gia has a degree in Spanish Language and Literature from UC Berkeley and began her administrative career in Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences in 1989. She later worked for the Department of Anthropology and, in 1993, she came to International & Area Studies to work as the manager for the Center for German & European Studies, and worked closely with the Dean of International & Area Studies to successfully cluster different units into the Institute of European Studies. For over 25 years, Gia has participated in the evolution of International & Area Studies on the...Read more
Tomas Lane
Program Coordinator, Canadian Studies/IIS
Department:
Global International and Area Studies/Institute of International Studies
Tomás earned his B.A. in history from UC Berkeley in 2015, with a focus on post-WWII population exchanges in the German-Polish borderlands. As an undergraduate, he worked at the Institute for European Studies for two years and participated in a study abroad program in three countries. Tomás has continued to work at Berkeley since graduation, most recently in the Deans’ Office of the College of Letters & Science, where he coordinated events and fundraising for undergraduate programs. Tomás’ interests include patterns of migration and cultural exchange, as well as how the interpretation of...Read more