Board Member

David Theo Goldberg

Director, University of California Humanities Research Institute; Member, AAC&U Board of Directors

David Theo Goldberg is director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute, a system-wide research facility for the human sciences and theoretical research in the arts. Additionally, he holds faculty appointments as professor of comparative literature, anthropology, and criminology, law, and society at UC Irvine. Goldberg’s work ranges over issues of political theory, race and racism, ethics, law and society, critical theory, cultural studies and, increasingly, digital humanities. Earlier in his career, Goldberg produced independent films and music videos and co-directed the award-winning short film on South Africa, The Island.