Affiliated Faculty

Jack Citrin

Heller Professor of Political Science
Charles and Louis Travers Department of Political Science

Jack Citrin, Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley, and former director of the Institute of Governmental Studies, was born in Shanghai, China, and grew up in China and Japan. A graduate of McGill University (1961), he received the Sir Geoffrey Dawson Scholarship to study at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris in 1962-63 and received an M.A. degree from McGill in 1963. He received his Ph.D in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1970 after spending a year on a Traveling Fellowship in the United Kingdom. He has taught...

David A. Carrillo

Lecturer in Residence; Executive Director, California Constitution Center
Berkeley Law School

David A. Carrillo joined the Berkeley Law faculty as the founding Executive Director of the California Constitution Center in 2012. The center is devoted to developing scholarship concerning the California Constitution and the California Supreme Court.

In October 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Dr. Carrillo to a four-year term on the California Law Revision Commission.

Dr. Carrillo received his doctorate from Berkeley Law, with a dissertation focused on several areas of California constitutional law. Dr. Carrillo teaches courses on the California Constitution...

Mark Brilliant

Associate Professor
Department of History
Program in American Studies

Born in New York City and raised in Denver, Colorado, I received my bachelor's degree from Brown University(link is external) in 1989. I then taught social studies at Lafayette High School (link is external)in Brooklyn, New York from 1990 through 1994, after which I headed to Stanford University(link is external), where I earned my Ph.D. in history in 2002. Following Stanford, I spent two years at Yale University, the first as a post-doctoral fellow at the Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders(link is external) and the second as a lecturer in the history...

Terri Bimes

Associate Teaching Professor
Charles and Louis Travers Department of Political Science

Terri Bimes is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science, teaching courses on the presidency and the senior honor thesis writing seminar. Her past publications include articles on populism and presidential elections. She also directs the John Gardner Public Service Fellowship Program.