Richard Allen named interim dean for the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

June 23, 2021

Richard AllenProfessor Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismology Lab and former chair of the Department of Earth and Planetary Science, has been named interim dean for the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences in the College of Letters & Science (L&S), effective July 1, 2021.

Dean Frances Hellman is stepping down from her current role on June 30, 2021 to serve as the president of the American Physical Society. She will also continue at L&S as a faculty member in the Department of Physics.