Vice President for Equity & Inclusion
- Diversity and Inclusion
Dr. Perry has a B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an M.A. in public administration from North Carolina State University, and a Doctorate in education from the University of Virginia. He began his professional career as Assistant Director of Graduate Diversity Programs at UVA. He then served as the director of Suffolk University's McNair Program, a post-baccalaureate achievement program that prepares underrepresented and low-income undergraduates for doctoral study, before joining the UC Berkeley staff in 2016 where he served as the Chief Diversity Officer at the Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science, building a pipeline of diverse graduate students in STEM.