Leah Wing is Senior Lecturer, Legal Studies Program, Political Science Department,University of Massachusetts/Amherst (USA) and Co-Director of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution. Mediator and trainer since 1985, Leah served on the Association of Conflict Resolution Board of Directors (2002-2006) and on the editorial board of Conflict Resolution Quarterly since 2002. She is also founding director of the Social Justice Mediation Institute. Leah’s research and teaching apply critical theory to ODR, mediation, and reconciliation in colonized and post colonial societies and she has served on ODR research teams on a number of National Science Foundation grant projects.
Online Dispute Resolution and the Development of Theory
We are honored to make "Online Dispute Resolution: Theory and Practice" (Editors: Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab, Ethan Katsh & Daniel Rainey) available through Mediate.com. The book's twenty four chapters are being made available over twenty four weeks. We here offer the Second Chapter on "Online Dispute Resolution and the Development of Theory" by Daniel Rainey and Leah Wing.