University of Missouri School of Law

Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution

Democracy in the Workplace Initiative


Richard C. Reuben is an associate professor of law at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law and the Director of the Democracy in the Workplace Initiative. A graduate of Stanford Law School, Reuben teaches a variety of conflict resolution courses and public law courses, is the co-author of a major law school casebook on dispute resolution, and co-director of the Missouri Center for Conflict, Law, and the Media.

Advisory Board

Judy Cohen is Organizational Development Program Manager at the Federal Aviation Administration Eastern Region Flight Standards Division.

Deborah Laufer, Director of ADR Programs, The World Bank

Cindy Mazur, ADR Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency

Leah Meltzer, Deputy Dispute Resolution Specialist, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Charles Pou Jr., Charles Pou Jr. Dispute Resolution Services, Washington, D.C.

Maria Volpe, Professor of Sociology, Director of the Dispute Resolution Program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice