Staff

Aaron Giacosa

Undergraduate Major Advisor
Data Science Education Program

Amanda Dillon

Undergraduate Major Advisor
Data Science Education Program

Anthony Suen

Co-curricular Programs Lead
Data Science Education Program

Anthony is the Director of Programs at the Data Science Undergraduate Studies in the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society.

Anthony is the first staff member recruited to be part of the Data Science Initiative in 2015.

Anthony founded many data science programs and initiatives such as:

Data Science Discovery Data Science Modules Data Scholars Data Peer Consulting National Workshop on Data Science Education Data Science Student Teams...

Anusha Joga

HR Analyst
Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society

Anusha is a network engineer turned HR professional and has been working in ERSO HR operations in the student hiring team for the last couple of years. Born and raised in India Anusha received her Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Technology, and worked as a network specialist for British Telecom. In 2013 after getting married, she moved from India to Berkeley, California. She served as an email support specialist at the UC Berkeley Retirement center for over three years. Anusha said she instantly fell in love with the UC Berkeley people...

Ari Edmundson

Human Context and Ethics Coordinator; Lecturer, Department of History
Data Science Education Program

Arlo Malmberg

Discovery Program Manager
Data Science Education Program

Arlo Malmberg is the Program Manager for Discovery and oversees the day to day operations, student and partner recruitment, and program design. He recently graduated from the Master’s program at the Goldman School of Public Policy where he studies applied machine learning for policy analysis. Prior to coming to UC Berkeley, Arlo worked with smallholder farmers cooperatives in Panama as a Peace Corps Volunteer.

Balaji Alwar

Datahub Service Lead
Data Science Education Program
Balaji Alwar is working with CDSS and Berkeley Research, Teaching, and Learning to design and scale the Berkeley DataHub, a service that provides interactive computing environments to educators and students across campus using open source tools in the Jupyter ecosystem and beyond. He has a bachelor's degree in computer science and graduated with a master's degree in education technology from Harvard. Previously, he was a product lead for a research project focused on upskilling at the Harvard Kennedy School...

Jon Bashor

Science Writer
Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society

Jon Bashor joined the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society after retiring as communications manager for the Computing Sciences organization at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for 21 years. Jon began his writing career covering stock car races in Bakersfield, then moved north to earn a master’s degree in journalism at UC Berkeley. After graduation, he worked as a reporter for several daily newspapers in the San Francisco Bay Area.

In 1991, he joined the Public Affairs Office at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, then moved to Berkeley Lab in 1997 to provide...

Chris Holdgraf

Community Architect
Data Science Education Program

Christina Teller

Executive Director of Academic Programs
Data Science Education Program

Christina Teller joins the division from UC Berkeley's Office of Undergraduate Advising within the College of Letters and Science (L&S), where she was an Assistant Director. While in that role, she served as a catalyst for change, leading the process of significant organizational change that culminated with the launch of a new model of advising for L&S. Christina advocated for and led the process for creating a culture of assessment, advancing strategic decision making rooted in data.

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