Jennifer L. Schulz, B.A., LL.B., M.Phil., S.J.D. is a Full Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, Canada and a Fellow of the Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution at Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto. From 2010-2012 she was Associate Dean (Research & Graduate Studies) and the Executive Director of the Manitoba Legal Research Institute, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba. In spring 2013 Dr. Schulz was a Faculty Visitor at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge and a Research Fellow at Birkbeck College School of Law, University of London. In autumn 2014 Dr. Schulz was a Visiting Scholar in Residence at the Centre for the Legal Profession at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. In winter 2018 she was a Visiting Scholar at the Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution at Osgoode Hall Law School and a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. Dr. Schulz studied law at the Universities of Manitoba, Cambridge and Toronto, with a particular emphasis on dispute resolution and culture, and she was the first Canadian invited fellow at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. She has taught at the Universities of Windsor and Toronto in the JD program, in Osgoode Hall’s LL.M. in ADR Program, and at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Schulz has won four teaching awards, a national ADR service award, and is a federal (SSHRC) and international (ACU) research grant recipient. She is the author of many refereed articles and chapters on mediation and popular culture topics, and the co-editor of three books. Her most recent monograph, Mediation and Popular Culture, was published by Routledge in 2020. Dr. Schulz was the first director of Canada’s first clinical mediation program and she conducted the expert evaluation of Manitoba’s first personal injury mediation program. She is certified as a Chartered Mediator by the ADR Institute of Canada and she presents across North America and in Europe on mediation.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Mediation, Dispute Resolution, Law & Society, Cultural Legal Studies, Law & Popular Culture, Legal Anthropology, Torts