Edward Goldberg's Retirement Party

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/25/96

Contact: Margie Yu,
Public Affairs Assistant
(323) 343-3047

CAL STATE L.A. PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE CELEBRATES RETIREMENT

Los Angeles, CA -- October 25, 1996 -- Pasadena resident Edward M. Goldberg, professor of political science at California State University, Los Angeles, will celebrate his retirement on Sunday, November 17, 1996, 6:30 p.m., at the Brookside Country Club in Pasadena.

Goldberg received his bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College, his master's degree from the University of New Mexico and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise are American Constitution Law, Judicial Process and Comparative Judicial Studies. He joined the CSLA faculty in 1961 as assistant professor and became professor in 1970. In 1996, he was designated professor emeritus. Prior to his appointment at CSLA, he served as visiting assistant professor at the University of New Mexico and San Diego State University and as an instructor at the University of Pennsylvania.

The recipient of three National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar Fellowships, Goldberg has served as consultant and as principal investigator on research projects involving privacy and computers for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Long Island University, and the Claremont Graduate School. He has also served as a consultant on reapportionment to both the California State Assembly and Senate, and as a research associate on reapportionment for UC Davis.

At CSLA, Goldberg has served as associate dean for Instruction in the School of Letters and Science (now the School of Natural and Social Science), chair of the Department of Political Science, assistant dean for Graduate Studies, and coordinator of Graduate Programs in the School of Natural and Social Sciences. He was chair of the Academic Senate from 1992 to 1994. In 1985, he received the CSLA Outstanding Professor Award for excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Goldberg has authored or coauthored seven monographs, four book chapters and a dozen articles. He has been president, vice president and executive councilor of the Western Political Science Association and of the Southern California Political Science Association, and was associate editor of Western Political Quarterly. He is currently a member of three honor societies: Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Gamma Mu and Pi Sigma Alpha.

For more information about the retirement banquet, call (323) 343-2230.

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