Nadja Alexander

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Professor Nadja Alexander "is the foundation Director of Conflict Resolution and Practice at ACPACS. She has extensive experience as a mediation practitioner, researcher, trainer and consultant in Australia, Europe, the U.S., Asia and the Pacific. Professor Alexander's mediation and facilitation practice covers organisational, inter-governmental, commercial, construction, and intercultural conflicts.

"As a sought-after presenter for ADR [Alternative Dispute Resolution] and mediation congresses, Professor Alexander conducts a range of conflict resolution workshops for professional, academic, government and community organizations. International key-note addresses this year include the Slovenian Mediation Days (Portoroz, Slovenia 2007), EU Mediation Congress (Riga, Latvia 2007), Mediation through Arbitration (Vinnitsa, Ukraine 2007), European Mediation Congress (Vienna, Austria), International Commercial Mediation Conference (Rome, Italy 2007). Nadja is well known for her innovation, energy and creativity in teaching, training and dispute resolution contexts. In addition, Nadja's international education and experience bring a global perspective and interdisciplinary insight to her work. These qualities have been recognised through numerous awards for curriculum design and teaching innovation. From 1994 to 1997 Nadja was the recipient of five Excellence in Teaching awards. In 1997 she won the inaugural Australian Award for University Teaching in Law and Legal Studies. In 1998 Business Woman Magazine named her as one of Australia's Top Five Female Academics; and in 1999 she was a finalist in the Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year Awards.

"Professor Alexander is actively involved regulatory aspects of mediation practice and education at national and international levels. She is a member of Australia's National ADR Advisory Council (NADRAC), the Law Council of Australia's ADR Committee, the Dispute Resolution Council of Queensland, Australia, the ADR Committee of the Queensland Law Society, the Mediation Jury in Germany and the Standards Commission of the International Mediation Institute (IMI).

"Professor Alexander's primary area of research is comparative and international dispute resolution and conflict management drawing with a particular interest in how customary law and practices can play a role in designing conflict management systems. She regularly publishes in both German and English languages. In addition to authoring numerous articles in dispute resolution and educational journals, She is primary author of several books on negotiation and mediation and series editor of Global Trends in Dispute Resolution, the first book series in the world to focus on an international and comparative developments in mediation. In addition Professor Alexander is editor for international mediation developments for the World Arbitration and Mediation Review, and on the editorial panel of the Australian ADR Bulletin. Professor Alexander mediates a wide variety of workplace, discrimination, cross-cultural and community conflict and is also an active member of a number of external mediation panels.

"In 2006-2007 Professor Alexander was a Humboldt Fellow at the Europa University Viadrina in Germany." [1]

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  1. Nadja Alexander, University of Queensland, accessed March 12, 2008.