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  • Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation

Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation Faculty

  • William Butler

    William E. Butler is the preeminent authority on the law of Russia and other former Soviet republics and the author, co-author, editor, or translator of more than 120 books on Soviet, Russian, Ukrainian and other Commonwealth of Independent States legal systems. He edits the journalRussian Law, published by the Russian Academy of Legal Sciences; the East European and Russian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law, published by The Vinogradoff Institute; and numerous other scholarly journals. 

  • Thomas Carbonneau

    Professor Carbonneau is a scholar of international, comparative, and domestic arbitration. He has written more than fifteen books and eighty scholarly articles. As a Fulbright Scholar, he held the Visiting Chair in Comparative Law and Legal Pluralism at McGill Faculty of Law in Montréal, Quebec, Canada in spring 2010. He is faculty director of Penn State's Institute for Arbitration Law and Practice and oversees publication of the Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation. Professor Carbonneau is a former Rhodes Scholar.

  • Lara B. Fowler

    Professor Lara Fowler is an attorney and mediator who focuses on environmental and natural resource law, including water rights, water quality, flooding, tribal law, and Endangered Species Act issues. She splits her time between Penn State Law and the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment. Prior to joining Penn State, she was an attorney at Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP in Seattle, Washington, where she focused on mediation and dispute resolution of complex natural resource issues, as well as representing clients facing regulatory hurdles in the environmental field.

  • Tiyanjana Maluwa

    Dean Maluwa is recognized internationally for his extensive scholarly writings and expertise in public international law and human rights. He has been called upon to serve as a special expert and consultant to the United Nations, the African Union and other organizations. He was invited by the Swedish government to join an international jury charged with the task of selecting the winner of the Stockholm International Prize in Criminology. In 1997, he was asked by the United Nations to serve as the Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Nigeria following the execution of the famed poet-activist Ken Saro Wiwa.

  • Catherine A. Rogers

    Catherine A. Rogers is a scholar of international arbitration and professional ethics at Penn State Law, with a dual appointment as Professor of Ethics, Regulation, and the Rule of Law at Queen Mary, University of London, where she is also Co-Director of the Institute on Ethics and Regulation. Her scholarship focuses on the convergence of the public and private in international adjudication, and on the reconceptualization of the attorney as a global actor. Professor Rogers has taught, lectured, and published on these topics around the world, including as an invited participant at two Stanford-Yale Junior Faculty Fora. Her forthcoming book, Ethics in International Arbitration, will be published in 2014 by Oxford University Press.

  • Panagiotis Takis Tridimas

    Professor Tridimas specializes in European Union and financial law. He is one of the most frequently quoted authors by the European Court of Justice and, on matters of EU law, by English courts. His research covers all aspects of EU law, including, constitutional law, judicial protection, and the substantive law of the EU. He has advised state institutions and corporations in relation to the Eurozone crisis and has given press and television interviews in Europe and the US. He served as senior legal advisor to the European Union and chaired the committee responsible for drafting the treaty of Accession to the EU of the Central and Eastern European States (2003).

  • Nancy Welsh

    Professor Welsh is a leading scholar and teacher of dispute resolution and procedural law. Her research and writing examine negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. She studies the justice and self-determination offered by these processes, their potential to resolve non-legal as well as legal issues, and the appropriate relationships among these processes and the courts. Professor Welsh’s work has appeared in numerous law reviews, bar journals and books, and she is co-author of a legal textbook.