August 2, 2016 – Devon W. Carbado, the Honorable Harry Pregerson Professor of Law, has been appointed the inaugural Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) of BruinX, a multidisciplinary unit within UCLA’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
BruinX oversees various research, development and intervention projects. As Associate Vice Chancellor, Carbado will lead the BruinX initiative by providing critical scholarly engagement, strategic planning and project management in order to effectively translate findings into policy change and action. Additionally, he will serve as a senior member of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion's leadership and provide counsel to Jerry Kang, vice chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and his staff.
AVC Carbado, who writes in the areas of employment discrimination, criminal procedure, constitutional law and identity, is the co-author of Acting White? Rethinking Race in Post-Racial America (Oxford University Press, 2013) and the co-editor of several volumes of essays, including The Long Walk to Freedom: Runaway Slave Narratives (Beacon Press, 2012) and Race Law Stories (Foundation Press, 2008) (with UCLA Law Dean Emerita Rachel Moran). A board member of the African American Policy Forum, AVC Carbado was the Shikes Fellow in Civil Liberties and Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School in 2012.
A member of UCLA Law’s faculty for nearly 20 years and former director and faculty co-director of its Critical Race Studies Program, AVC Carbado has won numerous teaching awards, including receiving UCLA Law’s Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2003, and UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award in 2007. He was also elected Professor of the Year by UCLA School of Law classes of 2000 and 2006.