Minority Rights in the U.S.in the Age of Obama
June 24, 2011 2:30pm
Multimedia classroom of KoGuan Law School
Minhang Campus, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Christopher Edley, Jr. joined Boalt Hall as dean and professor of law in 2004, after 23 years as a professor at Harvard Law School. He earned a law degree and a masters degree in public policy from Harvard University, where he served as 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. Most recently he edited the book Changing Places: How Communities Will Improve the Health of Boys of Color with Jorge Ruiz de Velasco.