27th Bollens-Ries-Hoffenberg Lecture Series
The Passions & Politics of Ed Edelman

Thursday, January 17, 2013
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Screening
7:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
8:00 p.m. Buffet Reception
UCLA Faculty Center California Room

Trailer to Edelman Documentary




Ed Edelman


Edmund Edelman is a distinguished public servant with a career in elected office that spanned thirty years, including twenty years as a Los Angeles County Supervisor and ten years as a Los Angeles City Councilmember. A UCLA alumnus, he graduated cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from the Political Science Department in 1954. He obtained an LL.B. degree from UCLA Law School in 1958. UCLA has recognized Ed's many important contributions to the campus and the broader Los Angeles community. He received the Professional Achievement and Public Service Award for Excellence from the University and Alumnus of the Year from the UCLA Law School and held a faculty appointments at UCLA's Institute of Industrial Relations.

While in the Political Science Department, Ed was a student of Jack Bollens. His fond remembrance of this mentor led him to work with the department to establish an annual lecture event honoring Professors Bollens and Ries.