The Arbitration Conversation is a periodic web series where Prof. Amy Schmitz interviews leading thinkers in arbitration around the world. Stay tuned for new episodes each week.
- Episode 1: Svetlana Gitman, American Arbitration Association
- Episode 2: Prof. Dave Larson, Mitchell Hamline School of Law
- Episode 3: Prof. Bob Bailey, University of Missouri School of Law
- Episode 4: Prof. Ben Davis, University of Toledo College of Law
- Episode 5: Prof. Tom Stipanowich, Pepperdine Caruso School of Law
- Episode 6: Prof. Mohamed Abdel Wahab of the Cairo University Faculty of Law
- Episode 7: Prof. Sarah Cole of the Moritz College of Law at OSU
- Episode 8: Prof. Richard Frankel of Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
- Episode 9: Charles E. Harris II, Partner, Mayer Brown
- Episode 10: Prof. David Horton, UC Davis School of Law
- Episode 11: Theo Cheng on Intellectual Property Arbitration
- Episode 12: Arbitrator Katherine Haennicke from AAA
- Episode 13: Prof. S.I. Strong of the University of Sydney
Professor Amy Schmitz joined the University of Missouri School of Law and the Center for Dispute Resolution as the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law in 2016. Previously she was a Professor at the University of Colorado School of Law for over 16 years. Prior to teaching, Professor Schmitz practiced law with large law firms in Seattle and Minneapolis, and served as a law clerk for the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. Professor Schmitz teaches courses in Contracts, Lawyering, Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), AI, Data Analytics and the Law, Arbitration, International Arbitration, and Consumer Law. She has been heavily involved in ODR teaching and research for a long time and is a Fellow of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, as well as the Co-Chair of the ABA Technology Committee of the Dispute Resolution Section and the ODR Task Force. She serves on the Association of American Law Schools Executive Committee on Commercial and Consumer Law, was an External Scientific Fellow of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, and is a researcher with the ACT Project exploring AI and ODR. Professor Schmitz has published over 50 articles in law journals and books, and a book, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection, with Colin Rule.