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William Russell Ellis, Jr., Ph.D.

Dr. Ellis is Vice-Chancellor Emeritus of the University of California at Berkeley. Trained as a sociologist he was a distinguished Professor of Behavioral Sciences in Architecture and an inspiration to generations of students in the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley. He was director of the Institute for the Study of Social Change a research center dedicated to understanding the processes of social change and contributing to the transformation of conditions of inequality. He received the Berkeley Citation in 1994 which celebrates extraordinary achievement in the recipientís field coupled with outstanding service to the Berkeley campus. Beyond his academic and community work he is a sculptor with work to be exhibited at Smith Anderson North.

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