CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 3, Issue 8 - October 11, 2002

What's Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

CSDR-LL.M. WEB SITE UPDATED
Karen Neylon, our web editor, has updated the web site for the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution and the LL.M. Program. Take a look at the publication list of our faculty and LL.M. alumni, a pdf of our LL.M. Program alumni flier, the updated photo album, and a listing of upcoming events outside the MU Law school.

BROWNBAG LUNCH CONVERSATIONS ON TERRORISM
OCT. 14 AND OCT. 28 This month, the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution and the LL.M. Program are sponsoring two brownbag lunch conversations with MU faculty about terrorism. Both conversations will take place on Mondays from 1 to 1:50 p.m. in Room 109.

On October 14, Political Science Professor Paul Wallace will join us. He has a degree from the University of California-Berkeley and specializes on the politics of South Asia, particularly India, and on international terrorism. He recently wrote a paper entitled, "Terrorism and A Comparative Approach Toward Conflict Resolution." For more information about Prof. Wallace, see his web site.

On October 28, Psychology Professor Emeritus Wayne Anderson will join us. His doctoral degree is from MU and he teaches courses on crisis intervention. He is a team member of the International Center for Psychosocial Trauma and has trained mental health workers and teachers in techniques for working with victims of war and violence in Bosnia, Kosovo, Pakistan, India, Russia, Egypt and Bulgaria. He is a consultant and trainer for the Therapeutic Community Program Maximum Security Prison in Jefferson City.

All are invited to attend. Cookies will be provided. Thanks to Lynn Malley for organizing these two events.

GRADUATE SCHOOL NEWS

TRUMAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS FORUM ON PUBLIC SERVICE CAREERS: A CALL TO SERVE
OCT. 24, 1 - 3:30 PM The Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs is sponsoring "A Call to Serve," a roundtable discussion featuring five speakers representing a range of public service employers - local, state and federal government; consulting firms; and nonprofit organizations. The forum will take place Thursday, Oct. 24 from 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Stotler Lounge in Memorial Union. After brief presentations, audience members will have the opportunity to participate in break-out sessions with the speakers. For more information, call (573) 882-3304 or see the web site. Refreshments will be provided.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

ASSOCIATION OF MISSOURI MEDIATORS OFFERS OPPORTUNITIES
The Association of Missouri Mediators, a not-for-profit group supporting mediation in Missouri, has several ways that students could both benefit from and contribute to the organization. Some opportunities qualify for externship credit, some would be volunteer, and there is some money available to pay for administrative support work. Possible contributions include co-editing the newsletter, maintaining the web site, preparing mailings, helping to establish chapters around the state, setting up and maintaining a lending library of audio and video tapes about mediation, etc. For more details, e-mail Lynn Malley, a current LL.M. student and president of the group.

AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION PRESENTATION ON EMPLOYMENT DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROGRAMS
ST. LOUIS, OCT. 29, 2002 The American Arbitration Association will present "Drafting Effective & Fair Employment Dispute Resolution Programs" on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. The presentation will be given by Chuck Lawrence of Bryan Cave L.L.P. and Richard Ross of Anheuser Busch Companies, Inc. For more information e-mail Jennifer A. Romano or call (314) 621-7175.

CALL FOR PRESENTERS CONFERENCE ON CONFERENCING, CIRCLES AND OTHER RESTORATIVE PRACTICES
VELDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS, AUG. 28-30, 2003 The Fourth International Conference on Conferencing, Circles and other Restorative Practices will be held in Veldhoven, Netherlands, Aug. 28-30, 2003. Conference organizers are calling for proposals for presentations. The application deadline for presenters is January 17, 2003. For more information, see the web site.

CONFLICT CONNECTIONS & THE FUTURE OF ADR IN THE SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE
TEMPE, AZ, NOV. 8-9, 2002 ADR professionals in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Nevada and California, the Arizona Dispute Resolution Association are sponsoring a conference at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ on November 8-9, featuring national ADR leaders including Margaret Herrman, Peter Steenland, and Bruce Meyerson. For additional information, go to the web site or call (480) 777-7562.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION POSITIONS
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT The School of Government of the University of North Carolina is seeking to fill two positions. One position is a Public Administration/Leadership Faculty Position [Masterís required, Ph.D. preferred]. The position description includes, "This person will develop an outreach program for North Carolina city and county managers that builds management and leadership abilities. Also will help integrate that program into leadership, governance, and collaboration offerings for governing boards." Another position is more generic Public Administration with: "Specialties of particular interest for this position include local government management, human resources management, economic development, intergovernmental relations, and public policy analysis." They are seeking to diversify their faculty. For more information, e-mail John B. Stephens, call (919) 962-5190, or see their web site.