Charles Cronin
Charles Cronin

Charles is an adjunct professor at Keck Graduate Institute, and Claremont Graduate University, of Claremont Colleges. He is a Visiting Scholar at George Washington University Law School where he heads the online Music Copyright Infringement Resource, now used by copyright instructors, practitioners, judges, academics, and students throughout the U.S. He has published many articles about music technologies and copyright, and about works on the fringes of copyright protection. He has taught copyright as an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego Law School and recently spent a year as a visiting fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. He has also worked as a consultant to the International Fragrance Association in Brussels. B.M., Oberlin; J.D., American University; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford; M.I.M.S. (Masters, Information Systems), Berkeley.


Joshua Goode

Joshua Goode is associate professor of cultural studies and history at Claremont Graduate University. His research specializations are in Modern Spain; 19th- and 20th-century Europe; genocide and racial thought; museums and commemoration; and memory. With these research interests, Goode offers a range of courses at CGU that incorporate both his cultural studies and history expertise.

Goode received his MA and PhD in History from UCLA. Since then, he has taught at numerous universities, including UCLA, Loyola Marymount University, Occidental College, and the Colburn Conservatory of Music. Goode has received awards and grants from UCLA (1993–1994, 1997, 1998–1999), a Fulbright Fellowship (1995–1996) and, most recently, the Fletcher Jones Faculty Research Award (2012–2014).

In addition to Goode’s CGU campus courses, he has established an international transdisciplinary course with Bath Spa University that allows Bath Spa University students and CGU students to spend a week studying and exploring the historical sites of Los Angeles, California, followed by a week of studying the historical sites of Bath, England. This successful international course continues to offer cultural and educational experience to CGU students from different disciplines.

Goode has a forthcoming article, “Does Past Convivencia Promise Future Tolerance? Contemporary Spanish Attitudes Toward Immigration,” which will appear in the academic journal Social History.

Jesse Lerner

Jesse Lerner is a documentary film and video maker based in Los Angeles. His short films and documentaries have won prizes at film festivals in the United States, Latin America and Japan, and have shown at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, the Sydney Biennale and the Sundance Film Festival. He has curated film and photography exhibitions, has published several books and teaches in the Intercollegiate Media Studies Program of the Pitzer College in Claremont, California. One of his books, The Maya of Modernism, and two of his films, Ruins and The Absent Stone, touch on issues of cultural heritage.

Alexandra Perloff-Giles

Alexandra Perloff-Giles

Alexandra Perloff-Giles is an attorney specialized in art, media, and technology issues. She currently serves as the 2019-2020 First Amendment Fellow at The New York Times, where she litigates Freedom of Information Act, First Amendment, and defamation cases, works on copyright and fair use, and advises journalists and editors on newsgathering issues. She is a litigation associate at the law firm of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, where she has worked on a variety of intellectual property matters, as well as on the White House press pass cases. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Alexandra clerked for the Hon. Marsha S. Berzon on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Her experience in the art world includes curating or co-curating exhibitions at the Goethe Institut (New York), Mains d’Oeuvres (Saint-Ouen) and the Palais de Tokyo (Paris); helping develop the Cultural Property Case Resource (a database of works subject to national repatriation claims); organizing the multidisciplinary conference “The Legal Medium: New Encounters of Art and Law” at Yale Law School; contributing to Artforum.com; and working at the Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Immanence (an artist-run exhibition space), the Whitney Museum, and the International Council of Museums. Alexandra holds a B.A. in History of Art and Architecture from Harvard College, a Master’s degree in Contemporary Art and Its Exhibition from the Université de Paris-Sorbonne, and a J.D. from Yale Law School. She has taught at the American University of Paris and lectured at Cornell University, Brooklyn College, Wesleyan College, Central China Normal University, the Université de Haute-Alsace, and the United Nations Global Colloquium at Yale, among others..

Andy Vosko

Andrew (Andy) Vosko is associate provost and director of the Transdisciplinary Studies program at Claremont Graduate University. He earned his bachelor of science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a dual concentration in Japanese Language & Literature and Biopsychology & Cognitive Science. Vosko earned his PhD in neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he trained in the Laboratory of Circadian and Sleep Medicine, Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, and the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center.

Since 2012, Vosko has taught neuroscience, physiology, histology, and medical ethics to students across a diverse range of professional tracks, including integrative health and osteopathic medicine. He has had faculty appointments at Southern California University of Health Sciences, where he also served as Chair of Basic Sciences, as well as at Rocky Vista University, where he was director of faculty development. His current research interests include biomedical, interprofessional and transdisciplinary education; medical humanities; gender and sexual minority health care; and bio-behavioral sleep medicine.

Vosko’s scholarly work involves topics that range from neural circuit function to epistemology in health care education, and he has received research grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. Most recently, he has also served on the American Association of Medical Colleges Advisory Committee on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Sex Development, where he worked to promote inclusion of gender and sexual minority health care needs into medical curricula.

Participants in Earlier Iterations of CPDR

Sarah Allen, USC Law School

Sally Johnson, Yale College

Alexandra McKay, Yale Archaeological Studies Council

Nina Mesfin, Yale College

Erik Nemeth, Cultural Security Blog

Stefan Simon, Yale Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage

Timur Tisuray, USC Law School