Professor Menkel-Meadow joined the full-time faculty in 1996 after serving as a visiting professor in 1992 and 1994, and retired from the faculty in 2016. Professor Menkel-Meadow joined Georgetown from UCLA where she had been a professor of law since 1979, serving as well as a professor in the Women’s Studies program, Acting Director of the Center for the Study of Women, and Co-Director of UCLA’s Center on Conflict Resolution. She has taught as a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Legal Theory at the University of Toronto, a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, and as a clinical professor at the University of Pennsylvania. As a Fulbright scholar in 2007, Professor Menkel-Meadow taught and conducted research in Chile, Argentina and China. A national expert in alternative dispute resolution, the legal profession, and legal ethics, clinical legal education, feminist legal theory, and women in the legal profession, Professor Menkel-Meadow has written and lectured extensively in these fields. She is the author of Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Adversarial Model (2005); Negotiation: Processes for Problem Solving (2006); Mediation: Theory, Policy & Practice (2006); and Dispute Processing & Conflict Resolution (2003), and over 100 articles. She has won the Center for Public Resources’ First Prize for Scholarship in Alternative Dispute Resolution three times (in 1983, 1990, and 1998). She has also won the Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching at UCLA and the Frank Flegal Teaching Award at Georgetown (2006). She chaired the CPR-Georgetown Commission on Ethics and Standards in Alternative Dispute Resolution. She served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the American Bar Foundation and on the Research Grants Committee of the Law School Admissions Council. Professor Menkel-Meadow sits on numerous boards of public interest organizations and the editorial boards of journals in dispute resolution, law and social science and feminism. She has chaired the AALS Sections on Law and Social Science, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Women in Legal Education, and has been on the Executive Committee of the Section on Clinical Education. In addition to her scholarship, research, and teaching, Professor Menkel-Meadow often serves as a mediator and arbitrator in public and private settings and has trained lawyers and mediators in the United States and abroad. Professor Menkel-Meadow served as the director of the Georgetown Hewlett Fellowship Program in Conflict Resolution and Problem-Solving, and has served as the co-editor of the Journal of Legal Education, and of the Interactive Journal of Law in Context.


Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Carrie Menkel-Meadow, What Is an Appropriate Measure of Litigation? Quantification, Qualification and Differentiation of Dispute Resolution, 11 Oñati Socio-Legal Series 320-353 (2021).

Book Chapters & Collected Works

Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Feminist Legal Academics: Changing the Epistemology of American Law Through Conflicts, Controversies and Comparisonsin Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy 475-509 (Ulrike Schultz, Gisela Shaw, Margaret Thornton & Rosemary Auchmuty eds., New York: Hart Publishing 2021).
Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Genealogy of a Globalised Socio-Legal (and Feminist) Scholar, in Invisible Institutionalisms Collective Reflections on the Shadows of Legal Globalisation (Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen & Sara Dezalay eds., Oxford: Hart Publishing 2021).
Carrie Menkel-Meadow, The Origins of Problem Solving Negotiation and Its Use in the Present, in Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles 68 (Art Hinshaw, Andrea Kupfer Schneider & Sarah Rudolph Cole eds., New York: Oxford University Press 2021).
Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Institutionalizing ADR: Clashing Values, in Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles 391 (Art Hinshaw, Andrea Kupfer Schneider & Sarah Rudolph Cole eds., New York: Oxford University Press 2021).