CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 4, Issue 7 - October 27, 2003

What's Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. STERNLIGHT BECOMES DIRECTOR OF THE SALTMAN CENTER FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION AT UNLV
Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, Jean Sternlight, now at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, has been named Saltman Professor of Law and Director of the Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution, University of Nevada-Las Vegas School of Law. Congratulations Jean!

PROF. REUBEN PARTICIPATES IN PANEL DISCUSSION AT CORNELL LAW SCHOOL
Prof. Richard Reuben gave a talk on Arbitration and Corporate Democracy at Cornell Law School on Sat., Oct. 25. The program description may be accessed at the web site.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

ACR COMMERCIAL SECTION TELESEMINAR: COURT MEDIATION PROGRAMS
OCT. 30, 6 PM EASTERN TIME On Thurs., Oct. 30 at 6 pm Eastern Time, Frank Motz will conduct a teleseminar: “All You Ever Wanted To Know About Starting a Court Mediation Program But Did Not Know Where To Ask.” Motz is a court mediator, an attorney, and has served as a magistrate. He teaches mediation at the University of Akron and conducts mediation trainings for the Supreme Court of Ohio. Those interested in listening in can phone in from across the country for this event presented by the ACR Commercial Section. For details on participating, contact Tom Oswald.

INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE ON CREATIVE CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE
MARCH 24-26, BRITISH COLUMBIA, VANCOUVER An International Dialogue on Creative Conflict Management in Healthcare will take place at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, March 24-26, 2004.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

DIRECTOR, MEDIATION PROGRAM, FACULTY OF LAW, UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR
WINDSOR, ONTARIO, CANADA The University of Windsor Law School invites applications for the position of Director of the University of Windsor Mediation Program. This is a full-time contract position and is offered for an initial term of two years, with a six-month probationary period. Application deadline: Nov. 14.

SENIOR ASSOCIATE, THE KEYSTONE CENTER
KEYSTONE, COLORADO OR WASHINGTON, DC The Keystone Center for Science & Public Policy (CSPP) is searching for two, highly qualified senior mediators to help develop and lead new practice groups. One senior associate will lead CSPP’s practice group in the area of energy. The other will lead CSPP’s practice group in the area of environment. The CSPP Program organizes, convenes, and facilitates multi-sector stakeholder processes in the areas of energy, environment, and health and social policy.

BOEHL CHAIR IN ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
LOUIS D. BRANDEIS SCHOOL OF LAW UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, KY The Brandeis School of Law of the University of Louisville invites nominations and applications for its chair in Alternative Dispute Resolution. The law school is particularly interested in candidates whose ADR work involves corporate, labor and employment, intellectual property, land use, or international dispute resolution. Candidates whose ADR interests are in other areas also should apply. For more information on this position see the binder in 206 Hulston Hall. Screening of applications will commence on or about Nov. 1 and will continue until an appointment is made.

DIRECTOR, GRADUATE PROGRAM IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO, THE GRADUATE SCHOOL The University of North Carolina at Greensboro seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director of the Graduate Program in Conflict Resolution. This is an interdisciplinary program that will be offering a new Master of Arts degree in Conflict Resolution. One or more graduate certificates may be developed in the future. The Director will have an academic professional (renewable contract - not tenure-track) appointment in the Graduate School. For more information on this position see the binder in 206 Hulston. Review of applications will begin Nov. 1 and will continue until the position is filled. The position is available as early as Dec. 1.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER
LOS ANGELES, CA The Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center (APADRC) is seeking an executive director who will be responsible for organizational leadership and management of all agency activities. APADRC provides culturally and linguistically competent dispute resolution services to the Los Angeles County Asian Pacific Islander communities. The executive director reports directly to the board of directors and assists the board in establishing program mission, goals, and policies. For full details on this position, see the binder in 206 Hulston. Application deadline: Nov. 6.

CONFLICT ANALYST, CATHOLIC FUND FOR OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT
UNITED KINGDOM, BRIXTON, LONDON The Catholic Fund for Overseas Development (CAFOD), a Catholic relief and development agency, seeks a conflict analyst to work with the growing number of partners and program staff who are faced with situations of violence and conflict. They wish to develop a proactive and coordinated approach to conflict and conflict advocacy and the conflict analyst will be a central element in this strategy. Application deadline: Nov. 12.

VISITING FACULTY FELLOWSHIP, CIVIC EDUCATION PROJECT
The Civic Education Project (CEP) invites applications for its 2004-05 Visiting Faculty Fellowship (VFF) Program to teach required and elective courses to both undergraduate and graduate students in universities throughout Southeastern Europe, the NIS, and Mongolia. Fellowships begin in September 2004 and finish in May/June 2005. CEP welcomes applications from faculty, retired faculty, Ph.D.s, and advanced postgraduate students in the social sciences (including area studies, anthropology, economics, history, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology). CEP also offers teaching fellowships in law and journalism/media studies. Applicants must hold, or be expecting to receive, a graduate degree from a Western university, and be applying to teach outside their country of citizenship. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2004.

NEUTRAL PANEL OPPORTUNITY Law school graduates with extensive ADR experience and credentials are sought to join a neutral panel in the San Francisco Bay Area. The panel is part of a new dispute resolution company. Panelists are independent contractors who accept cases in their preferred practice areas. For more information see http://www.mediatorswanted.com.