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Coben & Stienstra’s Fabulous Annotated Bibliography of Empirical Research

There’s too darn much ADR research.  Too darn much if you have any hope of keeping up with it. We are blessed and cursed with an interest in a subject that deals with virtually every aspect of life and is studied in  many different disciplines.  So we are fortunate that Jim Coben and Donna Stienstra … Continue reading Coben & Stienstra’s Fabulous Annotated Bibliography of Empirical Research

Please Send Materials for This Year’s Resource Share

From GFOIs Sharon Press and Noam Ebner: Dear Colleagues: The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution will once again host a virtual conference in April and we are pleased to announce that the Resource Share will take place live on Saturday, April 17, from 12:00 noon 1:00 pm Eastern. For those of you who are new … Continue reading Please Send Materials for This Year’s Resource Share

ADR’s Place in Navigating a Polarized Era

In the middle of the impeachment trial last week, I received a Westlaw email with links to the symposium on ADR’s Place in Navigating a Polarized Era, organized by Texas A&M and published in the Ohio State Journal of Dispute Resolution. The symposium could not be more timely and is well worth reading (though the … Continue reading ADR’s Place in Navigating a Polarized Era

Jackie Font-Guzmán Will Take New Position

Dr. Jacqueline Font-Guzmán will move to Eastern Mennonite University as the inaugural executive director of diversity, equity, and inclusion as of April 1. Currently, she is a professor of law and conflict studies and director in the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Click … Continue reading Jackie Font-Guzmán Will Take New Position

CPR Awards

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) announced the following recipients of its 2021 Awards for contributions to ADR at a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, as part of CPR’s Annual Meeting. Outstanding Contribution to Diversity in ADR: Gail Wright, Esq. Outstanding Book in the Field of ADR: America’s Peacemakers: The … Continue reading CPR Awards

FMCS Seeks Collaboration with Universities

Forwarded by GFOI Lara Fowler: The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) believes that there is a great mutual benefit to be gained through collaboration with academic institutions.  FMCS mediators, with their wealth of practical experience, have much to contribute to the learning and research in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).  At the … Continue reading FMCS Seeks Collaboration with Universities

Inspiring Message from Rachel Viscomi About Moving Forward

Here’s an inspiring message from TTFOI Rachel Viscomi: Dear friends and colleagues, As the United States engages a deeply consequential election, one thing I know for certain is that, whatever the final tally shows, we have a long road ahead of us.  The election, while vitally important, can only do so much.  It can tell … Continue reading Inspiring Message from Rachel Viscomi About Moving Forward

Need for Clear Language Initiative to un-Babel Our Models

Houston, We Have a Problem I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again.  We use rotten language to describe our ideas and theories. Theory is important because it guides actions.  Concepts are building blocks of theory. It’s a real problem if we use different language for similar concepts or the same terms for different … Continue reading Need for Clear Language Initiative to un-Babel Our Models

ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference – April 14-17, 2021

From the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution: The 23rd Annual Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference will take place on April 14 – 17, 2021 in Los Angeles and online. The 2021 Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Spring Conference will continue our tradition of excellent and innovative educational programs along with social and networking events.  … Continue reading ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference – April 14-17, 2021