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Roia Ferrazares

Roia Ferrazares

Assistant Dean

Office: 140

Since January 2013, Roia Ferrazares has served as Assistant Dean at the School of Journalism.

At UC Berkeley, Roia has also held the position of Manager for the Deans’ Office of the College of Letters and Science for four years and Manager for the Department of Music for two years. Before joining UC Berkeley in 2006, she spent 5 years working at Mills College in Oakland where she coordinated the Public Policy Program and handled recruitment for the School of Business.

Roia has experience in community organizing and public policy.
At Cal, she was Chair of the Chancellor’s Staff Advisory Committee from 2010 to 2014 and was appointed as the staff representative to the Chancellor’s Operation Excellence Steering Committee in 2009.

Roia has a Bachelor’s Degree from UC Santa Cruz and has completed graduate work in public policy at Mills College. She has completed training in meeting facilitation, financial management and statistical analysis. She is also a graduate of the City of Berkeley Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program.


  • UC Santa Cruz, BA


  • Mills College 2001-2006

  • UC Berkeley L&S Dean's Office 2006-2009

  • UC Berkeley Department of Music 2009-2013

  • UC Berkeley School of Journalism 2013-present