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Professor Nancy Hardin Rogers Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Academy of Mediators

October 18, 2018 | Faculty

On Friday, October 5, Nancy Hardin Rogers, Professor Emeritus and Director of the Program on Law and Leadership was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Academy of Mediators (IAM).

The IAM Lifetime Achievement Award is granted to a person who has made exceptional contributions throughout their careers in not only personally advancing alternative dispute resolution, but inspiring others to do so as well. From her work on the initial drafting of the Uniform Mediation Act to her foundational efforts as a Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution to her being Co-Chair with Frank Sander of the Dispute Resolution Magazine’s Editorial Board, Professor Rogers has been a pioneer and exemplary leader.

Professor Rogers teaches and writes primarily in the dispute resolution area. Her co-authored treatise on mediation received the CPR legal Program Book Prize in 1989 and her co-authored short text on mediation received the same national prize in 1987. The Emeritus Michael E. Moritz Chair in Alternative Dispute Resolution, she also has coauthored a leading law school textbook in dispute resolution, now in the sixth edition, and in 2013 coauthored a textbook on dispute system and process design.

Since joining the Moritz faculty, Professor Rogers has served as Ohio Attorney General, Dean of the Moritz College of Law, Vice Provost for Academic Administration of The Ohio State University, Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for Moritz. Prior to joining the faculty, she was a law clerk for U.S. District Judge Thomas D. Lambros in Cleveland and practiced in the Glenville-area office of the Cleveland Legal Aid Society.