Crysthel Catambay

Administrative Manager
Institute of Governmental Studies
Crysthel is the Administrative Manager at the Institute of Governmental Studies. She is responsible for managing, planning, and supervising the administrative operations of the unit. She  provides the financial oversight of the unit's resources, budgets for short and long-term planning, and coordinates all IGS programs. Crysthel has over three years of UC Berkeley campus work...

Charlotte Cowden

Director of External Programming
Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Charlotte Cowden is Director of External Programming at IGS.  She pursues opportunities to strengthen the Institute's relationship with external partners, including: fundraising and other development activities, conferences and events, and the administration of research grants and new student award programs that IGS has initiated in recent years. Charlotte previously served as Associate Director of Global and Executive...

Ciana Gallardo

Executive Assistant to the Director

Ciana Gallardo is Executive Assistant to the IGS Director. In this capacity, she supports the IGS Director and handles all administrative assistance for the Director in supporting the work of the unit and for the Director’s research programs. She also manages the Institute's Visiting Scholars' Program. Previously, Ciana served as a research analyst for California's...

Paul King

Circulation Supervisor / PPIC Coordinator
IGS Library

Jaclyn Leaver

Director of Research, EGAP

Jaclyn is the Director of Research at EGAP, where she manages the "Metaketa Initiative," a grantmaking model for coordinated clusters of studies that identify critical areas in governance and politics where generalizable knowledge can have a large impact. Prior to this role, she was the Managing Director of the Center on the Politics...

Ingrid Lee

Managing Director, EGAP

Ingrid Lee is Managing Director, overseeing strategic planning and implementation for EGAP. She has managed a variety of global development projects addressing health, environment, and gender equality issues at the UN Development Programme, as well as public private partnership evaluation projects for the World Bank. Most recently, she managed public private partnerships with journalism outlets...

Daniela Leyva

Program Assistant
Robert T. Matsui Center of Politics and Public Service
Institute of Governmental Studies
Daniela is the Program Assistant for the Robert T. Matsui Center of Politics and Public Service. She coordinates IGS and Matsui Center internships, fellowships and special programs. Daniela previously worked for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Dominican University of California.

Matthew Lisiecki

Senior Methods Manager, EGAP

Matt is the Senior Methods Manager at EGAP, where he oversees organizational programming related to standards and methods, including the research design registry, methods guides, standards debates, and policy dissemination materials. He also coordinates EGAP's Principal Investigator workshops in the Global South, and supports the day-to-day running of the organization. Prior to joining EGAP, Matt...