Adam Barak Kleinberger

Ombuds, Cambridge Location

Adam Kleinberger

Harvard Ombuds Adam Barak Kleinberger was appointed in December 2021. Prior to arriving at Harvard, Adam served as an ombuds at Boston University and Cornell University. He is a Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner® (CO-OP) and follows the International Ombudsman Association’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Adam served in various roles at the Consensus Building Institute, City University of New York and as a mediator in Massachusetts’ district courts. Adam’s research and training has focused on improving conflict resolution skills through the use of improvisation and clowning. He began his study of conflict resolution at the United World College where he earned an International Baccalaureate. He holds a BA from Brandeis University, an MA in Dispute Resolution from the University of Massachusetts Boston and a diploma from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College.

To make an appointment, email university_ombudsman@harvard.edu OR call 617-495-7748.

Contact Information

Harvard Ombuds Office
Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center
1350 Massachusetts Ave. Suite 748
Cambridge, MA 02138

adam_kleinberger@harvard.edu
p: 617-495-7729