Have Empathy Like Eleanor (and be Perceptive like Princess Diana)

My next examples of negotiation skills come straight from the pandemic–and by that I mean watching television for hours during the pandemic!   Again, let me note that these are examples, not of negotiation per se, but rather examples of women in action showing the skills that we need for negotiation.  And, as we teach negotiation, … Continue reading Have Empathy Like Eleanor (and be Perceptive like Princess Diana)

Scheinman Institute/Cornell Univ. Seeking Postdoc in Conflict Resolution

From FOI Alex Colvin (Cornell): The ILR School at Cornell University is pleased to announce a one-year postdoctoral fellowship for the 2021-22 academic year. This fellowship is designed for a recent PhD graduate with a research focus in the conflict resolution area.  This position will be affiliated with the ILR School’s Scheinman Institute on Conflict … Continue reading Scheinman Institute/Cornell Univ. Seeking Postdoc in Conflict Resolution

Finally, A Mediation TV Program That Tells It Like It Is (Not)

Have you heard?  After all the lousy movies and TV shows that provide ghastly depictions of mediation, Fox TV has produced a series, The Mediator with Ice-T that shows the public exactly how mediation works. What Judge Judy et al. do for courts, Ice-T does for mediation. Disputants tell their stories.  Ice-T consults experts.  Then … Continue reading Finally, A Mediation TV Program That Tells It Like It Is (Not)

Virtual Book Launch – Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles

Northwestern’s Center on Negotiation and Mediation is hosting a month-long interview series to celebrate the publication of the new book, Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles (discount code ALAUTHC4).  Edited by Art Hinshaw, Andrea Schneider, and Sarah Cole, this book features 16 foundational writings, four pieces from each of the field’s primary subfields–negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and … Continue reading Virtual Book Launch – Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles

Josh Stulberg to Deliver Moritz’s Schwartz Lecture On March 30th at Noon EST

Moritz’s own Joseph B. (“Josh”) Stulberg will deliver the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s 2021 Schwartz Lecture on Dispute Resolution. Titled “Mediation and the Rule of Law: Compatible or Conflicting?” will take place on on March 30, 2021 on Zoom beginning at 12:10 EST. Register here: https://go.osu.edu/schwartz2021. A short description of Prof. Stulberg’s … Continue reading Josh Stulberg to Deliver Moritz’s Schwartz Lecture On March 30th at Noon EST

Women’s History Month–Negotiation Examples–Be as Prepared as Rosa Parks

To force myself to do a bit of scholarship outlining, I’ve decided to take advantage of Women’s History Month in March and post twice each week about female examples of negotiation expertise.  [Note the public commitment cause you know I’d bail before the end of the month otherwise!]  Here is my goal–I think that one … Continue reading Women’s History Month–Negotiation Examples–Be as Prepared as Rosa Parks

Ben Davis – this year’s D’Alemberte/Raven Award Winner !

Our very own Ben Davis (Toledo) is this year’s D’Alemberte/Raven Award Winner, the ABA Dispute Resolution Section’s highest honor.  The award was created to recognize outstanding service in dispute resolution, and honors Talbot D’Alemberte and Robert D. Raven, who each held the unique position of being both ABA Presidents and Chairs of either the ABA … Continue reading Ben Davis – this year’s D’Alemberte/Raven Award Winner !

Nancy Welsh is a Rockstar

Well, that is not the official title of the university-wide award that Nancy just won from Texas A&M but it works for me.  Officially,  the University Professorships recognize faculty who have demonstrated significant and sustained accomplishments in their discipline and who have gained recognition both nationally and internationally. The award also acknowledges a commitment to … Continue reading Nancy Welsh is a Rockstar

New Edition of Psychology for Lawyers

The ABA recently published the second edition of Psychology for Lawyers: Understanding the Human Factors in Negotiation, Litigation, and Decision Making, by GFOIs Jen Robbennolt and Jean Sternlight.  This edition includes the latest research and cites to relevant podcasts. It should be useful to lawyers and neutrals in all practice areas as well as psychologists … Continue reading New Edition of Psychology for Lawyers

Virtual ODR Forum on March 1-2

From TFOI Leah Wing: The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution is hosting its annual international Online Dispute Resolution Forum.  This spring it will be a two day online conference in part to celebrate the new edition of the seminal volume of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) scholarship, ODR Theory and Practice.  The agenda will … Continue reading Virtual ODR Forum on March 1-2