Academic Staff

Academic Coordinators participate in the administration of their units and the University through appropriate roles in governance and policy formulation. In addition, they may represent the University in their special capacity as scholars during the discharge of their responsibilities.

Maggie Sokolik

Program Director

Maggie Sokolik has a Ph.D. in applied linguistics from UCLA. She has taught writing and technical communication on the Berkeley campus since 1992. She has taught Reading & Composition courses, advanced composition, American Cultures courses, and a full range of courses for multilingual student writers. She is the author of more than thirty ESL and composition textbooks, including Sound Ideas, co-authored with former KQED Forum Host, Michael Krasny. She has also written for and been featured in several educational video projects in Japan. She travels frequently to speak about...