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Paramsothy Thananjeyan Department Chair pthananjeyan@peralta.edu Phone: (510) 981-2921


Full Time Faculty:

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Pete DuBois pdubois@peralta.edu


Mr. DuBois is a full-time faculty member in the Business Department at Berkeley City College; teaching Introduction to Business, Personal Finance, Small Business Management, Introduction to Marketing, Principles of Management, Business Communications and Business Ethics and Leadership.

Prior to BCC, Mr. DuBois had an extensive career in senior corporate management positions and global management consulting. Most recently, Mr. DuBois served as Managing Director, Healthcare Technologies at The Advisory Board Company. In this role, he led the consulting and technology implementation organizations serving 3500 hospital and healthcare clients. He came to the Advisory Board via its acquisition of a mobile healthcare technology start-up venture that Mr. DuBois was instrumental in building from 2007 to 2012.

Mr. DuBois previously held senior management roles with Arthur D. Little, Inc., a global management consultancy, as director of the operations and technology management practice, working in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America.


Mr. DuBois holds an M.B.A. from The Citadel, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from SUNY.  Mr. DuBois is bilingual (English/Spanish).

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Chris Bernard cbernard@peralta.edu


Chris Bernard is a professor of Economics at Berkeley City College in Berkeley, California. Prior to this role, he was an attorney at a Philadelphia area-based law firm where he represented businesses in all phases of state and federal litigation.

At BCC, Chris teaches economics principles and business law courses. He also devotes non-instructional time on distance education projects that promote excellence in online teaching and learning.

Chris graduated with a B.A. in Economics and English from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He then received an M.A. in Economics from San Francisco State University before earning a J.D. from Widener University School of Law, where he was internal managing editor of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law.

Off campus, Chris enjoys wandering outside and skiing with his family, watching his three sons, and professionals, play basketball and soccer, and listening to music.


Leonard Chung, lchung@peralta.edu




Adjunct Faculty:

Sharon Garrett, sgarrett@peralta.edu

Drew Braithwaite, M.B.A, abraithwaite@peralta.edu

Rabab Chowdhury, M.B.A, rchowdhury@peralta.edu

Fayez El Gilheny, M.S.

Aman Grewal, agrewal@peralta.edu

Malkiat Sandhu, msandhu@peralta.edu

Darrell Gualco, dgualco@peralta.edu

Michelle Williams, mwilliams19@peralta.edu