The Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution at St. John’s is pleased to announce a new award for scholarship in the field of ADR. Here’s the notice, with info on nominations:

The Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award honors the researcher(s) whose published empirical research has furthered the advancement and understanding of the values and skills of dispute resolution. This $5,000 annual award is advanced through the generosity of Honorable Guy J. Mangano.

The Honorable Guy J. Mangano has devoted over forty years of his professional life to promoting dispute resolution, first in his role as former Presiding Justice of the New York State Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, and as a New York Legislator, and presently as an arbitrator and mediator.

Call for Nominations

The research may have broad applicability to the alternate dispute resolution field. Alternatively, the research may be focused on the values and application of dispute resolution in a specific area. Interdisciplinary research is encouraged. The research should be published in a nationally respected journal within the two year period of January 2013 – February 2015.

The Review Criteria

The overall impact of the research will be assessed on the following criteria:

*   The significance of the research

*   The quality of the research

*   The innovation of the work

*   The interdisciplinary nature of the research

*   The extent it has begun to impact the field

*   The reputation of the investigator(s) who conducted the research has(ve) and their the capacity to continue to be agent(s) of change.

To be considered for the Mangano ADR Advancement Award:

Please submit the following via the online submission form<http://redir.targetx.com/cgi-bin/email/redir.cgi?id=0001235477-154735151>.

*   Investigator’s resume

*   Abstract of your article

*   Link to the published article

*   A two page (double spaced, 12 point font) description of how your research has begun to influence the values and practices of the field. Include others who have cited your research. Going forward, how do you expect to continue to promote your research results?

Paul Kirgis is the Professor of Law at St. John's University School of Law and the Faculty Chair of the Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution. Teaching Alternative Dispute Resolution, Evidence, and Negotiation, his scholarship focuses on dispute resolution both within and outside of the traditional civil litigation paradigm. He has published widely on topics ranging from the civil jury to arbitration to negotiation pedagogy in a number of Law Reviews and is a contributor at ADR Prof Blog.