CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 5, Issue 16 - February 25, 2005

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. RISKIN GIVES PRESENTATIONS IN MINDFULNESS IN LAW AND MEDIATION
Prof. Leonard Riskin, Director of the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, recently gave workshops on mindfulness in law and mediation for the University of Oregon Law School and the Oregon Mediator’s Association. He also gave a presentation on decision-making in mediation for the Texas Mediators Association.

MARY ELLEN REIMUND PUBLISHES ARTICLE ON CONFIDENTIALITY IN VICTIM-OFFENDER MEDIATION
Mary Ellen Reimund (’00) published "Confidentiality in Victim-Offender Mediation: A False Promise?," 2004 Journal of Dispute Resolution 401, which analyzes uncertainties about confidentiality protections in victim-offender mediation. This article was adapted from her paper in the course that is now called "Methods of Program Evaluation and Design." Mary Ellen received continuing advice about the article from Professors Bobbi McAdoo and Jean Sternlight after they all left MU as well as from classmate Donna Pavlick (’00). Mary Ellen says, "I remain impressed with quality of my education and the fact that the support is enduring past graduation."

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

CLINICAL PROFESSOR OF LAW, UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SCHOOL OF LAW
The University of Maine School of Law seeks a clinical professor of law. This is a full-time, year round, non-tenure track faculty position within the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic and School of Law. This position will be responsible for mentoring and providing direct supervision of students’ activities in the clinic, including client interviewing and counseling, investigation, legal research, case theory development, drafting, negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, trial preparation and court appearances. Applications will be considered until the position is filled, preference will be given to applications received prior to Feb. 22.

CONTRACT TRAINERS, AMERICAN MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
The American Management Association seeks contract trainers that are local to their center cities (Atlanta, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, and Washington DC) to deliver highly interactive management seminars. Applicants must have solid training experience delivering management seminars, knowledge and application of accelerated learning techniques, and the ability to link theory to practical application. The AMA has an immediate need for contract trainers who are highly qualified to deliver AMA Seminar 2115: Responding to Conflict: Strategies for Improved Communications. For more information, see www.amanet.org/faculty and click on "join faculty."

PROGRAM OFFICER, RELIGION & PEACEMAKING INITIATIVE, U.S. INSTITUTE OF PEACE
WASHINGTON, DC The United States Institute of Peace, Religion & Peacemaking Initiative, Peace and Stability Operations seeks a program officer. The Religion and Peacemaking Initiative works with faith-based organizations internationally to promote conflict resolution and peace. This position is located in Washington, DC. For details, see http://www.usip.org/jobs/index.html, and scroll down to find this position. Applications will be accepted until filled. Review of applications will begin on March 25.