Visiting Scholars and Research Affiliates

IGS welcomes visiting scholars who wish to conduct independent research at UC Berkeley. Scholars from political science, sociology, business administration, history, journalism, and public health are among the researchers affiliated with our multidisciplinary institute. Please see the Visiting Scholars Program page for details on how to apply.

Matsui Advisory Committee

The Matsui Center National Advisory Committee offers advice, suggestions, and guidance with regard to all aspects of the operation of the Center, including programming, donor development, and administration.

National Advisory Council

The IGS National Advisory Council is responsible for providing guidance and direction to advance the Institute's development and outreach efforts. Membership is composed of distinguished individuals representing the corporate, philanthropy, non-profit, professional, and academic sectors that are affiliated with the IGS mission.

Brady Williamson

Shareholder, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

National Advisory Council: 2023

Brady Williamson is a constitutional and corporate litigator who taught periodically at the University of Wisconsin Law School for more than three decades. He has successfully represented clients in the U.S. Supreme Court, and he often has appeared in the federal and state appellate courts on constitutional issues. Beginning in October 2017, he has served as the court-appointed fee examiner in the $120 billion PROMESA reorganization proceedings for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

He has long been involved in constitutional and election law...

Maggie Tsao

2022 Matsui Washington Fellow