Sukhsimranjit Singh Joins Straus Institute as Associate Director

July 27, 2016  | 1 min read

The School of Law announced Sukhsimranjit Singh as associate director of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and assistant professor of law and practice. Singh, who will serve as director of the LLM program, began his tenure in May.

“I am honored to join the Straus Institute,” said Singh. “Straus is made up of a great team and I look forward to continuing the work initiated by professors [Peter] Robinson and [Tom] Stipanowich and contributing to Straus' long-term success.”

Singh is a recognized expert in cross-cultural dispute resolution and has taught the subject at Pepperdine, the University of Southern California, Hamline University, Willamette University, University of Duesto in Spain, Catholic University of Paris, and National Law University in India. He has served as associate director of the Center for Dispute Resolution at Willamette University since 2008 and became the founding director of the LLM in dispute resolution in 2012.

Singh has trained lawyers and law students in mediation in 17 countries and more than 30 U.S. states. His work has been published in the Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal, the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution at the Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, and for the American Bar Association. He has also contributed to Hamline University’s Rethinking Negotiation Teaching books and volunteered his time to resolving church disputes and local government conflicts in Oregon.