The Office of Resources for International and Area Studies (ORIAS) is a joint program of the Title VI Area Centers at U. C. Berkeley. Since its inception in 1996, the office has been dedicated to providing scholarly resources and supporting professional development for K-12 and community college teachers addressing international studies. The office is located at 2223 Fulton Street Rm 338 on the UC Berkeley campus. ORIAS programs include:

Programs and materials are designed in collaboration with teachers and scholars to meet the challenge of creating a globally informed student body while addressing the curriculum standards for world history and the particular needs of California's diverse population. Web materials are edited and maintained by Shane Carter, the Outreach Coordinator. Shane submitted a paper ORIAS and its work at the 2020 meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AREA). Click HERE to read it. 

If you have any further questions about ORIAS and its mission, please contact Shane Carter at the ORIAS office using the contact info below. Let us know who you are and what you'd be interested in reading, attending, or hearing about. Send us the information requested at bottom of this page by email or U. S. mail, and we'd be pleased to add you to our mailing and invitation list. If you include your email we will put you on our listserve for occasional Updates regarding campus resources and events.

Office of Resources for International and Area Studies
1995 University Ave, room 520D
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-2318

Shane Carter,
Outreach Coordinator
Phone: 510-643-0868
Fax: 510-643-7062