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Anna Spain Bradley is a leader and expert in international law, human rights, global diversity, and inclusion. As an author, attorney, professor and scholar, she works to advance dignity and community in the world. On September 1, 2020, Spain Bradley was appointed Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). As UCLA’s chief diversity officer, she leads and advances campus strategies for enhancing equity, diversity and inclusion and oversees civil rights investigations for the university community. She is also a Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law. Spain Bradley previously served as the inaugural Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Development and a Professor of Law at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  An internationally-recognized expert on international law and human rights, Spain Bradley is the author of Global Racism (Oxford University Press, forthcoming) and Human Choice in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2021). Spain Bradley has served as a Legal Expert to the United Nations on racial discrimination and human rights and as an Attorney-Advisor for the U.S. Department of State. She is a Council on Foreign Relations Life Member, Vice President of the American Society of International Law, member of the Academic Council of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, and a founding member and former board member of Mediators Beyond Borders International. In 2018, she was one of four educators in the nation to receive an OZY Educator Award. She earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Denison University. Spain Bradley is a frequent keynote speaker for a variety of audiences.