Budget and Interdepartmental Relations (BIR)

Represents the Division in academic-appointment and promotion matters and in the allocation of resources.

Committee Roster 2021-22


  • Victoria Plaut (Law) - Chair


  • Christopher Chang (Chemistry)
  • Hannah Ginsborg (Philosophy)
  • Ross Levine (Business)
  • Rachel Morello-Frosch (ESPM/SPH)
  • George Roderick (ESPM)
  • Nicholas Sitar (CEE)
  • Kim Voss (Sociology)
  • Kristen Whissel (Film & Media)

Ex Officio

  • Ronald C. Cohen (Chemistry/Earth and Planetary Science) – Division Chair (nonvoting)


Meeting Schedule

The committee meets every Thursday throughout the year, and it also meets every Tuesday during the spring. Contact analyst for meeting information.

Annual Report

Please contact the committee analyst for additional reports.