Staff

Upcoming Department Closures

June 19 and July 4

Upcoming Staff Virtual Only Days

TBA

Julie Aranda

Graduate Advisor 

3310 Dwinelle | (510) 642-2034 | history-gradadvisor@berkeley.edu

Working Hours: 

  • Mon/Thu: 9am–12pm, 1–4pm (Remote)
  • Tue-Wed/Fri: 9am-12pm, 1-4pm (In Office)

Drop-in Hours: 

  • Tues. 3-4pm (In Office)
  • Wed. 2-4pm (In Office)

Schedule a Remote Advising Session:

Responsibilities: 

Julie Aranda

Julie Aranda

Marianne Bartholomew-Couts

Director of Administration

3311 Dwinelle Hall | (510) 642-2789 | history-manager@berkeley.edu

Office Hours: 

  • Mon: 9am–12pm, 1pm-4pm (Remote)
  • Tue-Thu: 8:30am–12pm, 1pm–3:30pm (In Office)
  • Fri: 8:30am-12pm, 1pm-3:30pm (Remote)

Responsibilities: 

  • staff personnel management
  • manage operations for finance, HR, student services, IT, and facilities
  • compliance and risk management
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Jackie Blandón

Administration/Communications Coordinator

3229 Dwinelle Hall | (510) 642 1971 |  history-admin@berkeley.edu

Office Hours:

  • Mon-Fri: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm (In Office)

Responsibilities: 

  • newsletters and event publicity
  • website and social media management
  • front office administration

Cassandra Castillo

Undergraduate (Major) Advisor

3226 Dwinelle Hall | (510) 642-0356 history-undergradadvisor@berkeley.edu

Office Hours: 

  • Mon/Fri: 9am–12pm, 1pm–4pm (Remote)
  • Tue-Thu: 9am–12pm, 1pm–4pm (In Office)

Drop-in Hours: 

  • No drop-in hours available during finals week
  • Summer 2024 advising available by appointment, drop in hours resume Fall 2024

Responsibilities:

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Cassandra Castillo

David Harris

Curriculum Coordinator

3305 Dwinelle Hall | (510) 642-0016 history-scheduling@berkeley.edu

Office Hours: 

  • Mon-Tue/Thu: 9am–12pm, 1pm–4pm (In Office)
  • Wed/Fri: 9am–12pm, 1pm–4pm (Remote)

Responsibilities: 

  • course scheduling
  • one-time room requests
  • teaching evaluations
  • enrollment management
  • concurrent enrollment
  • media equipment issuance
David Harris, Human Resources Administrator

David Harris

Kirsten Keihl

Graduate Admissions, Equity, and Career Advisor

3312 Dwinelle Hall | (510) 642 2378 | histadm@berkeley.edu

Office Hours:

  • Mon-Wed: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm (In Office)
  • Thu-Fri: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm (Remote)
Schedule an admissions advising appointment: Click to schedule an appointment
Contact me via email to set up a general advising appointment.


Responsibilities: 

Kirsten Keihl

 Kirsten Keihl

Laura Marostica

Human Resources Administrator

3307 Dwinelle Hall | (510) 643-4441 | history-hr@berkeley.edu

Office Hours: 

  • Mon: 9am-12pm (In Office) 1pm–4pm (Remote)
  • Wed: Out of Office
  • Tue/Thu: 9am–12pm, 1pm–4pm (In Office)
  • Fri: 9am–12pm, 1pm–4pm (Remote)

Responsibilities: 

  • hiring and payroll
  • academic student employee support
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Laura Marostica

Gabrielle Nichols

Events Manager

3228 Dwinelle Hall | (510) 642-1488 | history-events@berkeley.edu 

Office Hours:

  • Mon-Tue/Fri: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm (In Office)
  • Wed-Thu: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm (Remote)

Responsibilities: 

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 Gabrielle Nichols

Gerardo Ochoa 

Academic Personnel HR Analyst

3309 Dwinelle Hall history-ap@berkeley.edu

Office Hours:

  • Mon/Fri: 9am–12pm, 1pm–4pm (Remote)
  • Tue-Thur: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm (In Office)

Responsibilities: 

  • faculty recruitment
  • faculty merit and promotion cases
  • sabbatical and other leaves
  • visiting instructor recruitment and appointments
  • visiting scholar and researcher appointments
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Sang Oum

Budget & Financial Analyst

3314 Dwinelle Hall | (510) 642-4082 | history-budget@berkeley.edu

Office Hours: 

  • Mon-Fri: 8:30am–12pm, 1pm–3:30pm (Remote)

Responsibilities: 

  • financial management
  • budget support
  • financial advice and support
  • liaison regarding external grants
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Sang Oum

Karen Shuker

Finance Coordinator 

3223 Dwinelle Hall | history-finance@berkeley.edu

Office Hours:

  • Mon–Wed: 9am–12pm, 1pm–5pm (In Office)
  • Thu: 9am-12pm, 1pm-5pm (Remote)
  • Fri: 9am–12pm (Remote)

Responsibilities: 

Karen Shuker

 Karen Shuker

Ricky Vides

Director of Student Services

3313 Dwinelle | (510) 643-8995 | history-ssc@berkeley.edu

Office Hours:

  • Mon/Wed: 9am–12pm, 1pm–4pm (Remote)
  • Tues/Thurs-Fri: 9am–12pm, 1pm–4pm (In Office)

Responsibilities: 

  • supervision of student services staff
  • student services operations
  • curriculum planning
  • coordination of summer sessions
Ricky Vides

Ricky Vides


Cathryn Carson

Department Chair

3303 Dwinelle Hall | (510) 642-3402 | clcarson@berkeley.edu

Cathryn Carson

Cathryn Carson


CSS IT

Information Technology

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Responsibilities: 


UC Path Center (located in Riverside)

"Ask UCPath Center" Inquiry in UCPath Online

or UCPC Employee Services at (855) 982-7284

Responsibilities:

  • Paychecks
  • Employment verification
  • Enrolling in benefits
  • Benefits billing
  • Employee self-service issues

SHARE Regional Support Team

shareregion.berkeley.edu

Responsibilities:

  • human resources
  • research administration
  • purchasing