AnnaLee Saxenian
Dean and Professor

AnnaLee Saxenian is the dean of U.C. Berkeley’s School of Information and a professor in Berkeley’s department of city and regional planning. Her prior publications include Regional Advantage: Culture and Competition in Silicon Valley and Route 128 (Harvard, 1994), Silicon Valley's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs (Public Policy Institute of California, 1999), and Local and Global Networks of Immigrant Professionals in Silicon Valley (PPIC, 2002). She holds a Ph.D. in political science from MIT, a master's in regional planning from U.C. Berkeley, and a B.A. in economics from Williams College.

Social and economic organization of production in technology regions like Silicon Valley.
Ph.D., MIT, 1989