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Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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Jerry Kang

Professor of Law
Professor of Asian American Studies
Korea Times – Hankook Ilbo Endowed Chair

Website: http://jerrykang.net
Contact: jkang@equity.ucla.edu

VC Kang graduated magna cum laude from both Harvard College (physics) and Harvard Law School, where he was a supervising editor of the Harvard Law Review. After clerking for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, he started his teaching career at UCLA in 1995. A leading scholar on implicit bias and the law, VC Kang regularly collaborates with leading experimental social psychologists on wide-ranging scholarly, educational, and advocacy projects. He’s won numerous teaching awards, including the law school Rutter Award and the University-wide Distinguished Teaching Award (Eby Art of Teaching). He speaks widely across the country to law firms, corporations, judges, and government agencies on the challenges of implicit bias and how to counter them.

Team Members

Jonathan Feingold

Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor

Email: jfeingold@equity.ucla.edu
Phone: (310) 206-7411

Mr. Feingold received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law, where he graduated with a specialization in Critical Race Studies. Before joining Vice Chancellor Kang’s team, Jonathan clerked for the Honorable Richard C. Wesley of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Honorable Dale S. Fischer of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Jonathan is Vice Chancellor Kang’s Special Assistant and also serves as a member of the BruinX Team.

Randi Kusumi

Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor

Email: rkusumi@equity.ucla.edu
Phone: (310) 825-3935

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.

Rusty Klibaner

Administrative Analyst

Email: rklibaner@equity.ucla.edu

Mr. Klibaner graduated from UCLA with a degree in Communication Studies. 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.