Stacey Dorton

Administrative Manager

Stacey Dorton is the Administrative Operations Manager for BIDS. She is an administrative professional with 20 years’ experience in office management. She has done administrative work for a wide variety of organizations, including an elementary school, a psychiatric facility, a waste management firm, and a catering company. She also has extensive experience in the event management and social media fields. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley in women’s studies.

Esther Gomez

ERSO Research Administrator

Lilli Wessling Hart

BIDS Events and Communications Specialist

Lilli Wessling Hart is a business operations and communications professional with over 25 years of experience. Before joining BIDS, she was a founding employee of a media technology company where she led meaningful experiences for international customers, business partners, students, and staff. She received her BA from University of Michigan.



Harpreet Mangat

NSF-NRT Computational Research for Equity in Legal Systems

Dr. Harpreet Mangat is Executive Director of Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative (BIMI) at the University of California, Berkeley. She has held various leadership positions on campus at the Goldman School of Public Policy, the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, and the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues. She was also a Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar at Cal. Prior to coming to the United States, Harpreet was a professor in the department of Political Science at Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar,...