Meet Our Team

The Mathematical & Physical Sciences Division (MPS) Diversity Office is made up of both academic and administrative staff that work in partnership with faculty, staff, and student throughout the university community. The office welcomes all from the campus and broader community to partner with us and support the work we do!

Colette Patt, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean, Mathematical & Physical Sciences Division

Colette Patt is the Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access in the Mathematical & Physical Sciences Division (MPS), at the University of California, Berkeley. As the MPS Division's chief diversity officer, she generates, facilitates, and leads efforts across the division to increase diversity and achieve equitable outcomes at the undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, and faculty levels. Her scholarly work focuses on academic life, identity, race, ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status, disability in higher education, and institutional change. Dr. Patt received her BA in English and Women's Studies in 1985, and her Ph.D. in Social and Cultural Studies in Education at UC Berkeley in 1995.

Anita Botello Santoyo

Diversity Administrative Officer

Anita Botello Santoyo graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in History in 2012 and received an MA in Women’s History from Sarah Lawrence College in 2016. Her commitment to learning and social equity has motivated both her academic and employment pursuits.


Contact Us

Office: Dwinelle Hall, Room 2409

Phone: 510-642-0919 (accepting vm only)

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