Ian Macduff is Practice Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Dispute Resolution in the School of Law, Singapore Management University, where he teaches courses in negotiation, conflict resolution, and ethics. Until June of 2008 he was the Director of the NZ Centre for Conflict Resolution, Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington and an independent mediator and trainer in a number of fields. He has been consultant and trainer for the World Health Organization for a capacity building programme in Sri Lanka from 1999 to 2001 and again in 2004.
He is co-editor of Ethnic Conflict and Secessionism in South and South East Asia (Sage, 2003); co-author of Dispute Resolution in New Zealand (OUP 1999), and of Guidelines for Family Mediation (Butterworths, 1995). He was Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, from January to April 2004; and had a one-year joint appointment in Law and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS, for 2005. He has been Visiting Professor at the International Training Programme in Conflict Management of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa on several occasions. He also undertook one of the earliest online [email] mediations, in the early 1990s, before the field of online dispute resolution had been invented.[button size=medium style=less_round color=yellow align=none url=http://kluwermediationblog.com/author/ianmacduff]Blog[/button] [button size=medium style=less_round color=yellow align=none url=https://twitter.com/ian_macduff]Twitter[/button]