Camille Crittenden has been named CITRIS Deputy Director

Camille Crittenden

Camille Crittenden has been named as the Deputy Director of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS). In that role, she will help guide CITRIS’s ongoing collaborations and initiatives, bringing together industry and academic research to further CITRIS’s mission.

Crittenden joined CITRIS in 2012 as the Executive Director of the Data and Democracy Initiative, a role she will continue in as she assumes her new position. Prior to this appointment, she served as Executive Director of the Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law, where she was responsible for the overall administration of the Center, including fundraising, communications, and outreach, and helped to develop its program in human rights, technology, and new media. She held previous positions as Assistant Dean for Development in the division of International and Area Studies at UC Berkeley and in development and public relations at University of California Press and San Francisco Opera. She holds a Ph.D. from Duke University.

“Camille Crittenden is an outstanding person and leader, with a strong knowledge of fundraising and encouraging productive collaborations. She is a tremendous asset to CITRIS and we are delighted to have her take on a more prominent role,” said Professor Paul K. Wright, CITRIS Director.


The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute drive interdisciplinary innovation for social good with faculty researchers and students from four University of California campuses – Berkeley, Davis, Merced, and Santa Cruz – along with public and private partners.

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