Sharon Inkelas (she/her), Special Faculty Advisor to the Chancellor on Campus Welfare; Deputy Compliance Officer; Distinguished Professor, Linguistics
Professor Inkelas joined the Berkeley faculty in 1992. She chaired the Linguistics department for eight years, served on the campus and systemwide Academic Senate Privilege and Tenure Committees and the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects, and was faculty lead for new chairs training for two years. In 2016 she served on the Chancellor’s Senate/Administration Committee on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment. She has served on the Chancellor's Cabinet as "SVSH Advisor" since 2017 and, in January 2024, also became the Deputy Compliance Officer for the campus. Inkelas previously served as Associate Vice Provost of the Faculty, from 2020 through 2023, and as Interim Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion, in the summer of 2021.