Distinguished Professor Lisa Blomgren Amsler (formerly Bingham), of the Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington, received her B.A. from Smith College (1976 magna cum laude Classical Greek and Philosophy) and her J.D. from University of Connecticut School of Law (1979 high honors). Formerly partner at Shipman & Goodwin, Hartford, CT, she practiced public sector labor and employment law. University of Nevada Las Vegas Boyd School of Law Saltman Senior Fellow, Amsler currently researches dispute system design, collaborative governance, public engagement, and administrative law. From 1994 to 2006, she directed the U.S.P.S. National REDRESS Evaluation Project on EEO mediation. She served on President Obama's 2008 Urban Policy Collaborative Governance Subcommittee. Its report contributed ideas for his 2009 Executive Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government. Amsler published over 140 works and four books in law and public affairs. A NAPA Fellow and Labor and Employment Relations Association Fellow, she received ABA Section of Dispute Resolution's Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work (2014), American Society of Public Administration's Dwight Waldo Award (2019), International Association for Conflict Management's Rubin Award (2006), and Outstanding Book Award (2022) for Dispute System Design: Preventing, Managing, and Resolving Conflict (with Janet Martinez and Stephanie Smith, Stanford University Press 2020).
Civic Engagement, Labor Relations/Unions
Academic Faculty, Academic Research, Intergovernmental, Program Evaluation, State Government