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Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Anna Spain Bradley
Incoming Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (starting September 1, 2020)
Former Professor of International Law, Human Rights, International Dispute Resolution, and Global Anti-Racism
Former Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School
VC Spain Bradley graduated from Harvard Law School, wherein she held the position of Executive Editor of the Harvard Human Rights Journal. She returns to UCLA from the University of Colorado Boulder, where she has served as Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity (2017–20), Professor of Law at the University of Colorado Law School (2009–20), and Director of the International Human Rights LLM Program (2017–18). Prior to joining the University of Colorado Faculty, VC Spain Bradley served as Deputy Director of the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and Lecturer at the UCLA School of Law. She has twice earned the U.S. Department of State’s Meritorious Honor Award, as well as received the American Society of International Law’s Francis Lieber Award, the Gamm Justice Award in recognition of excellence in scholarship, and, in 2018, she was also one of four educators in the nation to receive an OZY Educator Award. An expert in international law and human rights, VC Spain Bradley is currently writing a book on global racism and human rights, and she has been invited to advise the United Nations, foreign governments, and international organizations on these matters.
Carole E. Goldberg
Interim Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Distinguished Research Professor
Jonathan D. Varat Distinguished Professor of Law Emerita, UCLA School of Law
Interim VC Goldberg received her J.D. from Stanford University School of Law. Following law school, VC Goldberg clerked for Judge Robert F. Peckham, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. She has served as Associate Dean for the School of Law (twice from 1984-1989 and 1991-1992), Chair of the Academic Senate (1993-1994), and Vice Chancellor, Academic Personnel (2011-2016), for the UCLA campus. VC Goldberg has taught Civil Procedure, Federal Indian Law, Tribal Legal Systems, the Tribal Legal Development Clinic, and the Tribal Appellate Court Clinic. In 2010, President Barack Obama appointed her to the Indian Law and Order Commission, which investigated issues of safety and justice in tribal communities, and in 2013 issued a Final Report recommending ways to improve Indian country criminal justice. Also in 2013, the Indian Law Section of the Federal Bar Association conferred upon her its prestigious Lawrence R. Baca Lifetime Achievement Award. VC Goldberg’s recent books include Defying the Odds: The Tule River Tribe’s Struggle for Sovereignty in Three Centuries (Yale University Press 2010, co-authored with anthropologist Gelya Frank) and Indian Law Stories (Foundation Press 2011, co-edited with Kevin Washburn and Philip Frickey).
Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Mr. Perkins joined UCLA in the Fall of 2019 as Special Assistant to Vice Chancellor Kang and member of the BruinX Team. Before joining UCLA, Johnathan served within the Office of the General Counsel at Harvard University. During the first several years of his legal practice, he worked as an associate in the higher education division of a premier, Philadelphia-based law firm. In addition to these positions, Johnathan has also regularly served as a consultant, writer, and speaker on issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Johnathan received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and his B.A magna cum laude from Temple University.
Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor
Ms. Kusumi is a graduate of UC San Diego, where she studied communication and sociology, and is proud to continue supporting the UC community as a staff member at UCLA. She handles scheduling, communication, and general support for the Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. She also collaborates with other team members on various substantive and policy projects.
Mr. Klibaner graduated from UCLA with a degree in Communication Studies, along with minors in English and Russian Language. He also received an M.A. from UCLA’s Cinema and Media Studies program. He is thrilled to stay in the UCLA family and join Vice Chancellor Kang’s team, assisting with a great variety of projects for all branches of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.