Michelle LeBaron

Michelle LeBaron joined the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia in 2003 after ten years of teaching at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution and the Women's Studies program at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She is also directing the UBC's Dispute Resolution Progam. From 1990-1993, she directed the Multiculturalism and Dispute Resolution Project at the University of Victoria. Professor LeBaron has lectured and consulted around the world on cross-cultural conflict resolution, and has practised as a family law and commercial mediator. She was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1982 after articling at Campneyand Murphy in Vancouver. Professor LeBaron is currently completing a book on conflict resolution across cultures with colleagues from six different countries. She continues to pursue research into creativity and multiple ways of knowing as resources for bridging cultural differences.