Mind the Gap: Bringing Technology to the Mediation Table; Co-authored with Noam Ebner; Journal of Dispute Resolution, 2019
Alyson Carrel is a clinical associate professor and Assistant Director of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law's nationally recognized Center on Negotiation and Mediation. She is also the School of Law's first appointed Assistant Dean of Law and Technology Initiatives. She currently teaches Negotiation, Mediation Process and Advocacy, Dispute Resolution, and a clinical course in Mediation Advocacy. In 2013, Professor Carrel won the student-voted Outstanding Professor of a Small Class.
Carrel is an active leader, presenter, and trainer in dispute resolution. Since 1993, she has been exploring the process of mediation and how it can benefit under represented populations and enhance access to justice. Prior to her appointment at Northwestern Law, Carrel was the training director at the Center for Conflict Resolution, one of the nation’s largest and longest running community mediation centers, where she directed and lectured in the 40-hour mediation skills training and mediated court-referred cases.
Carrel received her JD from University of Missouri-Columbia, where she published a case note on drafting an effective ADR contract clause, and was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Dispute Resolution. She received her BA in Women’s Studies from the University of Florida where she wrote a thesis focused on domestic relations mediation.