Threading the Interdisciplinary Needle: Advancing your work across fields while maintaining your home base

Co-sponsored by Global Metropolitan Studies and Social Science Matrix

San Francisco from afar

Global Metropolitan Studies (GMS) and the Social Science Matrix are pleased to invite you to a panel discussion, “Threading the interdisciplinary needle: Advancing your work across fields while maintaining your home base.” This event is limited to UC Berkeley graduate students, with priority given to GMS DE students.


  • Marta Gonzalez, Civil Engineering and City & Regional Planning
  • Brandi Summers, Geography
  • Desiree Fields, Geography

Celina Balderas Guzman, PhD candidate, Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning, will moderate the panel.

The panel discussion begins at 3:30pm. A reception will begin at 4:30pm.

This event will be held in person at Social Science Matrix, 820 Social Sciences Building, on the UC Berkeley campus.  Note that there may be a limit on the number of in-person attendees, so seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Confirmation of acceptance will be sent via e-mail. If you have any questions for the panel in advance of the event, please submit them through the registration form.

Advance registration required

View Map