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Ted Gover, ABD

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Ted Gover, ABD is Associate Director of the Tribal Administration Certificate Program at Claremont Graduate University, which provides instruction and training to the employees of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in the areas of tribal law, management, economic development and intergovernmental relations. 

He is Director of Public Affairs of Pacific Research & Strategies, Inc.,

an award-winning public relations firm assisting clients with the nuances of American public opinion, government relations and marketing. For the past 13 years, Ted has worked on behalf of a number of Native American tribes on issues ranging from sovereignty, trust lands, political justice, economic diversification, healthcare and education.



 Ted also is an Instructor of American Government at Central Texas College, where he teaches political science to the United States Marines Corps at Camp Pendleton, California, and Assistant Director of the John Brown Cook Association, a non-profit foundation providing fellowships in government for student interns.

For more than 15 years, Ted has served as a consultant to the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the world-renowned Museum of Tolerance, helping to forge their programs in Washington, D.C. and Asia. In the recent past, he has served with the California Safe Boating Foundation and the Foundation for California. 
Ted is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College and Claremont Graduate University, where he earned a B.A. in American Government and an M.A. in American Politics. He currently is a doctoral candidate of political science at Claremont Graduate University. 

While an undergraduate student, Ted studied Japanese for a year in Tokyo, beginning his successful academic and professional relationship with Asia. With PRSI, Ted has coordinated several major exhibitions and conferences throughout Asia, and has led a number of academic and business delegations to the region.
Ted is a native of California, born and raised in Coronado and later moved to Claremont for college and graduate school.  He now lives in Huntington Beach with his wife, Sayuri.