CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 9, Issue 21 - May 27, 2009

What’s Inside:

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

PROF. CYNTHIA ALKON GUEST BLOGS ON INDISPUTABLY
Prof. Cynthia Alkon (LL.M. '02) wrote a blog entries entitled “Happy Therapeutic Birthday: The First Drug Court Turns 20,” “It Just Isn't Fair: Why Defendants Reject ‘Good' Plea Bargain Deals,” “Restorative Justice in Texas and Beyond,” and “Power Pleas in Advanced Negotiation Class” on the ADR professor blog, Indisputably, at http://www.indisputably.org/. Art Hinshaw (JD '93, LLM '00) is one of the regular bloggers.

PABLO IPINA PARTICIPATES IN TOPS PROGRAM
Pablo Ipina (LL.M. '03) recently attended the Top Level Seminar on Peace and Security, a program organized by the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University (Sweden) and supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. This program aims to exchange insights generated through academic research and those drawn by practitioners from international, regional and governmental organizations as well as from civil society organizations. This year, the program included representatives from Nepal, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, South Africa, Bosnia, Indonesia, China, Sri Lanka, Sweden, and Guatemala.

JIAQI LIANG RECEIVES MPA FROM MU
JIAQI LIANG (LL.M. '07) received a master of public affairs degree from the Truman School of Public Affairs at University of Missouri. She will be moving to American University to pursue a Ph.D. in political science. Congratulations Jiaqi!

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

ASSOCIATION FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION 9TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
OCT. 7-10, ATLANTA, GA
The Association for Conflict Resolution will hold its ninth annual conference, “Responding to the Whole of Conflict in the 21st Century: Challenging Conventional Identities,” on Oct. 7-10 in Atlanta, GA. For details, see http://acrnet.org/conferences/ac09/index.htm.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTER OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, INC.
WHEATON, MD
The Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County, a not-for-profit community mediation center, seeks an executive director. Application deadline: May 29.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR, MISSION OF PEACE X PEACE
WASHINGTON, DC
Mission of Peace X Peace, an international women-led organization that connects women over the internet to promote dialogue and peaceful resolution of conflict, seeks a program director. Application deadline: May 31.

CONFLICT RESOLUTION SPECIALIST, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
WASHINGTON, DC
The Conflict Prevention and Resolution Center at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency seeks applicants with education/experience in environmental conflict resolution. Application deadline: June 5.

REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR THE MIDDLE EAST, AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE
JERUSELUM BASED
The American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization, seeks a regional director for the Middle East. Application deadline: June 22.

DIRECTOR, UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR MEDIATION PROGRAM
WINDSOR, ONTARIO
The University of Windsor Law School seeks applications for the position of director of the University of Windsor Mediation Program. This is a full-time contract position beginning August 1. For details, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. Application deadline: June 30 at 4:00 pm.