Professor Jerry Kang - UCLA Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Jerry Kang is Professor of Law, Professor of Asian American Studies, the inaugural Korea Times Endowed Chair, and UCLA's inaugural Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. A leading scholar on implicit bias and the law, Prof. Kang has published more than a dozen articles on the subject in leading journals including the Harvard Law Review. He regularly collaborates with leading experimental social psychologists on wide-ranging scholarly, educational, and advocacy projects.
Recognized by both the UCLA law school and the entire University as the best teacher of the year, Prof. Kang is widely sought after as a speaker. He 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 and has visited at Georgetown, Harvard, and NYU law schools. As a student of the martial arts, Prof. Kang has trained in various traditional and modern disciplines that include striking, joint manipulations, grappling, and weapons. He currently trains Muay Thai in Los Angeles.