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KENNETH CLOKE PAPERS, 1970-2005
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Description
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Dr. Kenneth Cloke, a Los Angeles-based pioneer in the field of mediation and dispute resolution. It includes correspondence, publications, proposals, training manuals, professional organization and conference materials, course descriptions and syllabi, and subject reference files.
Background
Kenneth Cloke (1941- ) is a Southern California-based pioneer in the area of alternative dispute resolution. He received his B.A at the University of California, Berkeley, and graduated with a juris doctor degree from Berkeley’s Boalt Hall in 1966. He earned a Ph.D. in History at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a Master of Laws degree from the UCLA Law School. He has done post-doctoral work at Yale University School of Law, and is also a graduate of the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada. In the 1970s and 1980s he worked as an Administrative Law Judge for the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board and the Public employment Relations Board, and was Judge pro tem for the Superior Court of Los Angeles. Since the 1980s, he has served as an Arbitrator in labor management disputes. He has taught subjects such as history, conflict studies, urban studies and other subjects at colleges such as Antioch University, Occidental College, Southwestern University School of Law, UCLA, and University of Southern California. As of this writing he is an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University School of Law and Harvard University School of Law.
Extent
29 boxes (13 linear feet)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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