CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 8, Issue 17 - May 2, 2008

What’s Inside:

LL.M. STUDENT AND ALUMNI NEWS

BRIAN JARRETT BUSY WITH ADR PRESENTATIONS
On May 30, Brian Jarrett (LL.M. ’01), will present a paper on integrating mediation approaches to the Law and Society Annual Conference in Montreal.  In early April, he presented a workshop to the Pacific Sociological Association Annual conference on the various uses of mediation, including as a method for gaining social knowledge and developing social theory.  Later that month he gave a half-day CLE workshop on social psychology and negotiation to a group of Delaware and Philadelphia lawyers. Brian is an assistant professor of sociology at Salisbury University in Maryland.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

SUMMER '08 TRANSFORMATIVE PRACTICE INSTITUTE
MAY 19-23, HEMPSTEAD, NY
Hofstra Law School and the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation, Inc. are presenting The Transformative Practice Institute, Summer 2008. For details on the three classes, see http://www.transformativemediation.org/.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: CONFLICT STUDIES CONFERENCE
BOSTON, MA
The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended until May 19, for the biennial Conflict Studies Conference to be hosted Oct. 31-Nov. 1 by the Graduate Programs in Dispute Resolution at the University of Massachusetts Boston. For details, see http://www.disres.umb.edu/conference.php.

CALL FOR ARTICLES: ACRESOLUTION MAGAZINE
ACResolution Magazine seeks articles for its Fall 2008 issue. Topics will focus on consumer disputes. For details, see http://www.ACRnet.org/publications/acresolution.htm. Proposal deadline: June 2.

CONFERENCE ON CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN HEALTH CARE
JUNE 3-5, OMAHA, NE
The Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution at Creighton University will host "Creating Cultures of Engagement in Healthcare International Conference and Dialogue: New Models for Addressing Conflict, Disruption and Avoidance in Healthcare," June 3-5 in Omaha, NE. For details, see http://law.creighton.edu/wernerinstitute/healthcareconference/.

PUBLISHING CALL: NEW YORK DISPUTE RESOLUTION ASSOCIATION
The New York State Dispute Resolution Association (NYSDRA) seeks articles on key dispute resolution subjects. The articles will be published on NYSDRA's web site and in the electronic newsletter NYSDRA E-News. Students are welcome to submit a condensed version of final papers. For details, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu.

ABA SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION UPDATES CONFERENCE WEB SITE
The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution has updated its web site to include information from the annual conference recently held in Seattle. Updated conference materials include Power Point presentations, handouts, and papers from the conference. To view these additions, see http://www.abanet.org/dispute/MainConferenceFinal.html.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY SPECIALIST, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
ARLINGTON, VA
The Department of Defense Services Planning and Evaluation Directorate seeks an equal opportunity specialist who will help administer an ADR program. Application deadline:  May 6.

WORLD BANK MANAGER, MEDIATION SERVICES, WORLD BANK GROUP
WASHINGTON, DC
The World Bank Group's conflict resolution system seeks a World Bank Manager, Mediation Services. Application deadline:  May 12.

PROGRAM MANAGER II, CONFLICT SPECIALIST, CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
Catholic Relief Services seeks a conflict specialist in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Application deadline:  June 8.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY
SALEM, OR
Willamette University's Center for Dispute Resolution seeks an associate director. For details on the position, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. This position is open until filled.

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF MEDIATION PROGRAM, SAFE HORIZONS
NEW YORK, NY
Safe Horizon seeks a senior director of its Mediation Program.