Dr. Larry Rosenthal is the Program Director of the Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement and Senior Lecturer at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. Originally trained as an attorney, he served as law clerk to the late Justice Marcus M. Kaufman at the Supreme Court of California and was Governor George Deukmejian’s appointee to California’s Dispute Resolution Advisory Council. He later was associate at the San Francisco law firm of Hanson, Bridgett et al., and acted as statistical consultant to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in its implementation of the Civil Justice Reform Act. He also served as policy analyst for the National Park Service’s Presidio Transition Team. His current research focuses on land use, the construction industry, housing segregation, and housing subsidy policies. He has degrees from UC Berkeley, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Oberlin College. He is the immediate past President and has been a BFHP Board Member since 2006.