Director and Faculty Adviser
Professor of English
Student Academic Advisor
Mon 9:30 am – 12 pm
Tu 10 am – 12 pm; 1:30 – 4 pm
Th 9:30 am – 12 pm; 1:30 – 4 pm
To schedule an appointment, go to https://laura-demir.youcanbook.me/ and select a time.
When scheduling an appointment, you will have the option to choose in-person (235 Evans Hall) or remote. If you choose remote, you will be sent an invitation to GoogleMeet. Use your @berkeley.edu email address to schedule your appointment if you are a UC Berkeley student.
Thirty-minute scheduled appointments are ideal for long advising questions and issues.
Monday 2:30 – 4 pm
(235 Evans Hall)
Drop-in Office Hours on Monday, October 25th will be via Zoom, not in person. Use your UC Berkeley email address to access Zoom link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/99812233644
Friday 2:30 – 4 pm
(click here for zoom link)
To attend Friday drop-in hours, please click the link during the time listed above. Friday drop-in hours are held via Zoom. Upon entering the room above, students will be put in a waiting room and advised in order that they enter.
Drop-in hours are ideal for quick advising questions
Melanie Abrams (Novelist, Writer) – English
Vikram Chandra (Novelist, Writer) – English
Eric Falci (Critic) – English
Thomas Farber (Novelist, Writer, Publisher) – English
Robert Hass (Poet, Critic) – English
Lyn Hejinian (Poet, Writer, Translator) – English
Georgina Kleege (Essayist, Novelist) – English
J. Mira Kopell (Screenwriter) – Film & Media
Raymond Lifchez (Architect, Writer) – Architecture and City & Regional Planning
Geoffrey G. O’Brien (Poet, Critic) – English
Namwali Serpell (Novelist, Writer, Critic) – English
John Shoptaw (Poet, Librettist, Critic) – English
Contact the faculty’s home department for office hours.