Leadership

Katherine Yelick

Executive Associate Dean
Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society

Katherine (Kathy) Yelick is the Robert S. Pepper Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and the Associate Dean for Research in the Division of Computing, Data Science and Society at UC Berkeley. She is also the Senior Advisor on Computing at ...

Jennifer Chayes

Associate Provost; Dean of the School of Information
Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society

Jennifer Chayes is Associate Provost of the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society, and Dean of the School of Information. She is a Professor of EECS, Mathematics, Statistics, and the School of Information. Before joining Berkeley, she was a Technical Fellow at Microsoft, where she led research programs for over 20 years and was founder and managing director of three interdisciplinary labs: Microsoft Research New England, New York City, and Montreal.

Before joining Microsoft, Chayes was a Professor of Mathematics at UCLA, where she...

Cynthia LuBien

Chief Development Officer
Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society

For more than three decades, Cynthia LuBien has devoted her career to supporting education. Her industrial relations and campaign experience includes roles as assistant dean for development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Science and Tufts University School of Engineering, as well as director of campaign and major gifts for the Perkins School for the Blind. Most recently, she was fundraising counsel to the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University, helping to...

Rebecca Ulrich

Executive Assistant to Associate Provost Chayes
Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society

Rebecca’s background includes media and communications, having worked for public television and other media outlets. An Illinois native, her career pivoted upon moving to California where she worked for 16 years as a legal assistant and office manager in the largest Black-owned immigration law firm in San Francisco. She’s been at UC Berkeley for seven years, in various positions including supporting three Vice Provosts before coming to CDSS.

A strong desire to support staff on campus led to her volunteering for many UC Berkeley staff organizations, including the Executive Boards...

Rebecca Miller

Chief Administrative Officer/Chief of Staff
Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society