The Division of Arts and Humanities at UC Berkeley is pleased to announce the appointment of Debarati Sanyal(link is external) as director of the Consortium for Interdisciplinary Research(link is external) (CIR) effective July 1, 2022.
Sanyal is a professor in the French department and affiliated with Critical Theory, The Center for Race and Gender, and European Studies.
"CIR is a holding place for some of the most incredible programs on campus," says Sanyal. "It's an incubator for nimble and truly multi-disciplinary inquiry."
Established in 2013, CIR supports interdisciplinary research and programming across disciplinary and departmental lines, leveraging opportunities for exchange, programming, and dissemination within campus and to a global audience.