Kenneth Cloke

Kenneth Cloke is Director of the Center of Dispute Resolution, and a mediator, arbitrator, consultant, and trainer, specializing in resolving multiparty conflicts and designing dispute resolution system for organizations.  He is the author of numerous books on conflict resolution, including Politics, Dialogue and the Evolution of Democracy: How to Discuss Race, Abortion, Immigration, Gun Control, Climate Change, Same Sex Marriage and Other Hot Topics.  He holds BA and JD degrees from UC Berkeley, and Ph.D. and LLM degrees from University of California, Los Angeles.  He did post-doctoral work at Yale and teaches at Pepperdine University, Southern Methodist University, Saybrook University and the University of Southern California.