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<xTITLE>Arbitration Conversation No. 16: Prof. Michael Green of Texas A&M School of Law</xTITLE>

Arbitration Conversation No. 16: Prof. Michael Green of Texas A&M School of Law

by Michael Green, Amy Schmitz
August 2020

In this episode of The Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Prof. Michael Z. Green from Texas A&M School of Law on diversity in arbitration




Michael Green

Michael Z. Green is a Tenured Professor of Law at Texas A&M Law School in Fort Worth, Texas.  He teaches law students in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Labor Law, Evidence, ADR in the Workplace, and Arbitration-related courses, as well as authoring law review articles on legal, workplace, and dispute resolution topics.  He has served as the Director of the Workplace Law Program since 2016 and as a  Faculty Advisor for the Employment Labor Law Student Association (ELLSA) since 2017.  He served as Interim Director of the Aggie Dispute ResolutionProgram from 2016-17 as Faculty Co-Advisor of the Black Law Students Association from 2013-17.

Professor Amy Schmitz joined the University of Missouri School of Law and the Center for Dispute Resolution as the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law in 2016. Previously she was a Professor at the University of Colorado School of Law for over 16 years. Prior to teaching, Professor Schmitz practiced law with large law firms in Seattle and Minneapolis, and served as a law clerk for the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.  Professor Schmitz teaches courses in Contracts, Lawyering, Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), AI, Data Analytics and the Law, Arbitration, International Arbitration, and Consumer Law. She has been heavily involved in ODR teaching and research for a long time and is a Fellow of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, as well as the Co-Chair of the ABA Technology Committee of the Dispute Resolution Section and the ODR Task Force.  She serves on the Association of American Law Schools Executive Committee on Commercial and Consumer Law, was an External Scientific Fellow of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, and is a researcher with the ACT Project exploring AI and ODR. Professor Schmitz has published over 50 articles in law journals and books, and a book, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection, with Colin Rule.