David Kim

Director of Administration

OFFICE: 211 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (formerly known as Kroeber Hall)
PHONE: (510)643-4470

The Director reports directly to the Department Chair and is responsible for full general operation of the Department of Anthropology. Administrative services includes activities in finance and human resources and also include IT, facilities and student services.

Angelica Espinoza

HR/Academic Personnel Coordinator

OFFICE: 209 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (formerly known as Kroeber Hall)
PHONE: (510)642-2941

The Human Resources Specialist is responsible for processing personnel cases and payroll for all department, student and work-study positions. The HR Specialist also provides benefits information to these positions. Additionally, this position executes all payroll expenditures not automatically handled by the UC Berkeley central payroll office. Also, this position handles all personnel work for the department's student assistant employee positions. 

Frances Bright

Undergraduate Student Affairs Officer

OFFICE: 215 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (formerly known as Kroeber Hall)
PHONE: (510)642-3616

The Undergraduate Academic Advisor is responsible for all undergraduate student related areas within the department including undergraduate student advising, Major and Minor declaration, all course-related administrative functions including incompletes, late enrollment add and drops, Honors Project, Independent Study Courses, curriculum development, and recruiting new students to the various departmental undergraduate degree programs.

Tabea Mastel

Graduate Student Affairs Officer

OFFICE: 213 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (formerly known as Kroeber Hall)
PHONE: (510)642-3406

The Graduate Student Affairs Officer coordinates all aspects of the PhD program - policy and procedures, advising, admissions, and funding. She also manages grad student enrollment and new course approval.

 Vivian Tran

  Financial Analyst

OFFICE: 232A Anthropology and Art Practice Building
PHONE: (510)642-3391

The Financial Analyst position has oversight for all transaction-based accounting functions, including reimbursements [Travel, Entertainment, and Expenses], payments, expenditures, and all related financial activities in the department with the exception of payroll.

Jasmine Valenzuela 

Administrative Assistant - Department Scheduler

OFFICE: 232 Anthropology and Art Practice Building 
PHONE: (510) 642-3392

The Administrative Assistant manages the front office, orders supplies, updates the department’s website and supervises student assistants who provide routine clerical services. Jasmine is also the department's scheduler; they manage room and scheduling requests for the Academic Semester and Departmental Sponsored Events. 

Front Desk Student Assistants

The Anthropology department also has student assistants who help with everyday departmental requests, such as scanning, room setup, and other day-to-day operations for the office. 

Please email for their assistance. 

Khai D. Jefferson 

Kimberly B. Lopez

Lorie B. Martinez 

Sam W. Ratcliffe

Noe T. Serrano