UMass Boston News

“Organizational Ombuds: An Improvised Journey” Adam Kleinberger, Assoc Ombudsman, Boston University

Adam Barak Kleinberger
Event Date: September 18, 2014 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Quinn Administration Building, 3rd Floor, Chancellor's Conference Room

Adam Barak Kleinberger was appointed Boston University’s Associate Ombudsman in June. He is a Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner® and follows the International Ombudsman Association’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Prior to arriving at BU, Adam served as the Assistant Ombudsman at Cornell University. He gained experience at the Consensus Building Institute in Cambridge, MA, mediating in Massachusetts’ district courts and at the City University of New York. Adam’s research and training has focused on improving conflict resolution skills through the use of improvisation and clowning. He began his study of conflict resolution in 1990 at the United World College. He holds a BA from Brandeis University, an MA in Conflict Resolution from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and a diploma from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College.

Hosted by the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.