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Erin  Archerd

Assistant Professor of Law

Contact Info:
Campus: Riverfront Campus
Building: Dowling Hall
Room: 319
Phone: (313) 596-9834
Areas of Expertise:
Arbitration, Mediation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Business Organizations and Corporate Law
Education Law
Special Education Law

Biography

Professor Archerd joined the Detroit Mercy Law faculty in Fall 2015. A 2008 graduate of Harvard Law School, she served as editor-in-chief of the Harvard Latino Law Review as well as the advanced training director for the Harvard Mediation Program and as a teaching fellow for Professor Michael Sandel's famous Justice course at Harvard College. She has an undergraduate degree in psychology (with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa) from Stanford University, where she was a teaching assistant to Professor Phil Zimbardo.

After law school, Professor Archerd joined the San Francisco office of Covington & Burling LLP, where she focused on corporate transactions, primarily in the information technology and biotechnology sectors, as well as preparing an amicus brief for the Supreme Court on language education policy. She served as program coordinator at Humanities for Everybody in Kalamazoo before relocating to Columbus, Ohio to become the Langdon Fellow in Dispute Resolution at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

Professor Archerd's research and teaching interests include Commercial Law, Education Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Latino Law and Policy. Professor Archerd is the Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution Ethics Committee and Editor of The Michigan Dispute Resolution Journal, a quarterly publication of the State Bar of Michigan’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section.  

Recent Publications:

Restoring Justice in Schools (accepted for publication by The University of Cincinnati Law Review, expected publication 2017)

Response to Intervention: A Rising Tide or Leaky Boat?, 30 Ohio State J. Dispute Res. 233 (2015).

Dispute Resolution in Special Education (Symposium Introduction), 30 OHIO STATE J. DISPUTE RES. 89 (2014).

An Idea for Improving English Language Learners' Access to Education, 41 FORDHAM URBAN L.J. 351 (2013).

SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1534647

Presentations:

State Bar of Michigan Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting and Conference, October 14, 2017: The Implicit Association Test and Cognitive Bias

Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Conference, Boca Raton FL, August 1, 2017: Discussions in Dispute Resolution – Negotiation (panelist)

SEALS Conference, Boca Raton FL, August 1, 2017: Utilizing ADR Competitions to Foster Practical Dispute Resolution Skills (panelist)

ABA CLE Webinar, July 11, 2017: Where Mediation’s Model Standards Are Failing (co-presenter)

ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Conference, San Francisco CA, April 12, 2017: Helping Mediators Learn to Have Difficult Conversations (panelist)

Día de la Mujer Conference, Lansing MI, April 8, 2017: Negocios y Negociaciones (co-presenter)

Sharing Scholarship, Building Teachers, Albany NY, February 4, 2017: De Colores: Organizing Lessons Post-2016 Election Cycle

Society of American Law Teachers Conference, Chicago IL, October 1, 2016: The Pedagogy of Love: Teaching Social Justice at a Catholic Law School (panelist)

AALS Section on Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Conference, Milwaukee WI, September 23, 206: Special Education Decisions in New York: Anomaly or Pro-Parent Trend?

ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Conference, New York NY, April 8, 2016: Heard Not Seen: Internet Radio for the ADR Minded (panelist)

ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Conference, New York NY, April 7, 2016: You Too Can Do Empirical Research (moderator)

AALS Section on Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Conference, Fort Worth TX, October 24, 2015: Making School Resources Officers a Resource (presenter)

Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education 6th National Symposium, Eugene OR, October 21, 2015: Workshop on School Resource Officers in Schools (leader)

Central States Law School Association Scholarship Conference, Toledo OH, October 10, 2015: Making School Resources Officers a Resource (presenter)

ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Conference, Seattle WA, April 17, 2015: Mediation—the New Social Engineering? Has Mediation Expanded Too Far, Or Does It Still Have Room to Grow? (panelist)

ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Conference, Seattle WA, April 16, 2015: Drunk, Disorderly, and in Dispute (panelist)

Society of American Law Teachers Conference, Las Vegas NV, October 10-11, 2014: Response to Intervention: A Rising Tide or Leaky Boat?

ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Conference, Miami FL, April 3, 2014: Calming the Waters: Upstream Dispute System Design Principles and Practices for Smoother Sailing

Journal on Dispute Resolution Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education, Columbus OH, February 27-28, 2014: State Practices in Special Education Dispute Resolution Roundtable (moderator) and Child Find (panelist)

Association for Student Conduct Administration, St. Pete FL, February 7, 2014: 10 Tips for Starting a Student Mediation Program

Ohio Legal Scholarship Workshop, Ada OH, February 1, 2014: ELLS & RTI: Promise and Pitfalls

Courses Taught:

Contracts I and II (Law 1110)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (Law 3690)

 
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