Joseph B. Stulberg


Joseph B. (“Josh”) Stulberg is the Michael E. Moritz Chair in Alternative Dispute Resolution at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. A former Vice President of the American Arbitration Association in charge of its Community Dispute Services, Josh has mediated disputes of national significance, including Native American land-claims, police-community group confrontations, environmental controversies, and state budget negotiations, and he has facilitated public planning processes among governmental leaders, NGOs, unions, and citizen groups in emerging democratic societies in Central and Eastern Europe. He has trained more than 9,500 people in 45 states to serve as mediators in court, agency-based, or community-based dispute resolution programs. He has published 11 books and manuals and more than 45 articles on conflict resolution topics.

Josh is co-chair of the Editorial Board of the ABA’s Dispute Resolution Magazine. He served on the Advisory Committee on Dispute Resolution to the Supreme Court of Ohio (1999-2011); chaired the national Task Force of the Association for Conflict Resolution that analyzed the Arbitration Fairness Act (2009); and was the Reporter for the Joint Committee on the Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators (2005). He was an Ikerbasque Research Fellow in residence at the University of Deusto Law School (Bilbao, Spain) during 2012-13.

He earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Rochester. He is a member of the New York Bar.