Christopher Edley Jr. to kick off Black History Month
In celebration of Black History Month, UC Berkeley School of Law Dean Christopher Edley Jr. will speak to OP staff from 12-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2 in Franklin’s Lobby One Conference Room.
Edley joined UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall as dean and professor of law in 2004, after 23 years as a Harvard Law School professor. He earned his law degree and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University, where he was an editor and officer of the Harvard Law Review.
Edley’s academic work is primarily in the areas of civil rights and administrative law. He has taught federalism, budget policy, Defense Department procurement law, national security law and environmental law.
Edley was co-founder of the Harvard Civil Rights Project, a renowned multidisciplinary research and policy think tank focused on issues of racial justice. His publications include Not All Black and White: Affirmative Action, Race and American Values and Administrative Law: Rethinking Judicial Control of Bureaucracy.
The event is sponsored by the Black Staff and Faculty Organization.