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Lisa Blomgren Amsler

Professor and Keller-Runden Chair in Public Service

lbingham@indiana.edu
(812) 855-4556
SPEA Room 333


Education
J.D., (with High Honors), University of Connecticut, 1979
B.A., (Magna Cum Laude), Smith College, Northampton, MA, 1976

Professional Experience

(formerly Lisa Blomgren Bingham)

Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Bloomington IN

  • Keller-Runden Professor of Public Service, Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Bloomington IN (1999 to present)
  • Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Bloomington, IN (2003 to present)
  • Director, Indiana Conflict Resolution Institute, Indiana University (1997 to 2007)
  • Associate Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University (1998 to 2003)
  • Assistant Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University (1992 to 1998)
  • Full Member of Graduate Faculty, Indiana University (1999 to present)
Selected Professional Career
  • Visiting Professor, University of Nevada Las Vegas Boyd School of Law, (Fall 2010, Academic Year 2011-2012)
  • Visiting Scholar, University of California Berkeley Center for the Study of Law and Society, (Spring 2008)
  • Visiting Professor, University of California Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, (Spring 2007)
  • Honorary Research Scholar, The Maxwell School of Syracuse University, Program for Analysis and Resolution of Conflict (2005 to present)
  • Adjunct Professor of Public Administration, The Maxwell School of Syracuse University
  • Partner, Shipman & Goodwin, One Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT (1984 to 1989)
  • Associate, Shipman & Goodwin, One Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT (1979 to 1984)

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), 2007.
  • Jeffrey Z. Rubin Theory-to-Practice Award, Harvard Project on Negotiation and International Association for Conflict Management, 2006 for research that contributes to the practice of conflict management.
  • Best Book Award, "The Promise and Performance of Environmental Conflict Resolution" (co-edited with Rosemary O’Leary), American Society for Public Administration, 2005.
  • Willoughby Abner Award, Association for Conflict Resolution, 2002 for excellence in research on dispute resolution in public sector employment.

Professional Interests
Collaborative governance, comparative governance, dispute resolution, dispute system design, mediation, administrative law, labor and employment law

Selected Publications
Full Vita (pdf)

Books and Monographs (*Peer Reviewed)
  • *Bingham, Lisa Blomgren, Martinez, Janet K., and Smith, Stephanie. (2012 forthcoming). Dispute Systems Design: Preventing, Managing, and Resolving Conflict. Menlo Park, CA: Stanford University Press.
  • O’Leary, Rosemary and Bingham, Lisa Blomgren. A Manager’s Guide to Resolving Conflicts in Collaborative Networks – Chinese Translation. Arlington, VA: IBM Center for the Business of Government (2011).
  • *O’Leary, Rosemary and Bingham, Lisa Blomgren (eds.) The Collaborative Public Manager. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press (2009).
  • *Bingham, Lisa Blomgren and O’Leary, Rosemary (eds.). Big Ideas in Collaborative Public Management. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc. (2008).
  • O’Leary, Rosemary and Bingham, Lisa Blomgren. A Manager’s Guide to Resolving Conflicts in Collaborative Networks. Arlington, VA: IBM Center for the Business of Government (2007).
Publications in Peer or Expert-reviewed Journals and Law Reviews (*peer-reviewed)
  • Nesbit, Rebecca, Tina Nabatchi, and Lisa Blomgren Bingham. (2012). Employees, Supervisors, and Workplace Mediation: Experiences of Justice and Settlement, Review of Public Personnel Administration, 32(3): 260-287.
  • *Bingham, Lisa Blomgren. (2012). Special Issue Research on Mediation Style: Transformative Mediation at the U.S. Postal Service, Negotiation and Conflict Management Review, 5(4):354-366.
  • Bingham, Lisa Blomgren and O’Leary, Rosemary. (Forthcoming 2011). Federalist 51 and Collaboration: The Missing Text, Public Administration Review.
  • Bingham, Lisa Blomgren. (2011). Reflections on Designing Governance to Produce the Rule of Law. Missouri Journal of Dispute Resolution 2011: 67-89.
  • Bingham, Lisa Blomgren. (2010). The Next Generation of Administrative Law: Building the Legal Infrastructure for Collaborative Governance. Wisconsin Law Review, 10(2): 297-356.
  • Bingham, Lisa Blomgren. (2010). Mediation in Employment and Creeping Legalism: Implications for Dispute Systems Design. Missouri Journal of Dispute Resolution, 2010(2): 129-150.
  • Bingham, Lisa Blomgren. (2010). Elinor Ostrom, Institutional Analysis and Development, and Dispute System Design. Transnational Corporations Review, 2(1):27-36 (invited for online special issue honoring Prof. Elinor Ostrom and partial reprint of Designing Justice).
  • Bingham, Lisa Blomgren. (2010). The Open Government Initiative. SPEA Insights. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
  • *Gazley, Beth, Won Kyung Chang, and Lisa Blomgren Bingham. (2010). External Linkages, Board Diversity, and Organizational Effectiveness in Community Mediation Centers. Public Administration Review, 70(4): 610-620.
  • *O'Leary, Rosemary, Bingham, Lisa Blomgren, and Choi, Yujin. (2010). Teaching Collaborative Leadership: Ideas and Lessons for the Field. Journal of Public Affairs Education, 16(4): 565-592.
  • *Nabatchi, Tina and Bingham, Lisa Blomgren (2010). From Postal to Peaceful: Dispute Systems Design in the United States Postal Service REDRESS Program. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 30(2): 211-234.
  • *Nabatchi, Tina, Yuseok Moon, and Lisa Blomgren Bingham. (2010). Evaluating Transformative Practice in the USPS REDRESS Program. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 27(3): 257-289.
  • Bingham, Lisa Blomgren. (2009). Collaborative Governance: Emerging Practices and the Incomplete Legal Framework for Citizen and Stakeholder Voice. Missouri Journal of Dispute Resolution, 2009(2): 269-326 (lead article).
  • Bingham, Lisa Blomgren, Cynthia J. Hallberlin, Denise A. Walker, and Won Tae Chung (2009). Dispute System Design and Justice in Employment Dispute Resolution: Mediation at the Workplace. Harvard Negotiation Law Review, 14: 1-50 (lead article).
  • *Bingham, Lisa Blomgren (2009). Theory to Practice Commentary: Public Sector Knowledge Networks as Governance: The Role of Legal Frameworks, Conflict Management, and Public Voice. Public Administration Review, 69(3): 85-93 (http://www.aspanet.org/scriptcontent/index_par_t2p_commentary.cfm).
  • Bingham, Lisa Blomgren and David Henning Good. (2009). A Better Solution to Moral Hazard in Employment Arbitration: It is Time to Ban Pre-dispute Arbitration Clauses. Minnesota Law Review Headnotes, 1(1): 1-14 (http://www.minnesotalawreview.org/).
  • Bingham, Lisa Blomgren, Tina Nabatchi, Jeffrey Senger, and M. Scott Jackman. (2009). Dispute Resolution and The Vanishing Trial: Comparing Federal Government Litigation and ADR Outcomes. Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, 24(II): 225-262.
  • Bingham, Lisa Blomgren. (2008-9). Designing Justice: Legal Institutions and Other Systems for Managing Conflict. Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, 24(I): 1-50 (lead article).
  • *Nabatchi, T., Bingham, L. B. and Good, D. H. (2007). Organizational Justice and Workplace Mediation: A Six Factor Model. International Journal of Conflict Management, 18(2): 148-176.
  • *Moon, Y. and Bingham, L. B. (2007). Transformative Mediation at Work: Employee and Supervisor Perceptions on USPS REDRESS Program. International Review of Public Administration, Vol. 11(2): 43-55.
  • O’Leary, R. and Bingham, L. B. (2007). Introduction to Symposium on the Collaborative Public Management. International Public Management Journal, Vol. 10(1): 3-7.
  • O’Leary, R. and Bingham, L. B. (2007). Symposium Conclusion: Conflict and Collaboration in Networks. International Public Management Journal, Vol.10(1): 103-109.
  • Bingham, L. B., Lee, S. W., and Chang, W. K. (2007). Legal Infrastructure and Dispute Resolution: The Case of South Korea. Pacific McGeorge Global Business & Development Law Journal, Vol. 19(2): 375-399 (formerly, The Transnational Lawyer, invited article for symposium issue on Legal Infrastructure, Economic Development, and Judicial Independence).
  • O’Leary, R. Gerard, C. and Bingham, L. B. (2006). Introduction to the Symposium on Collaborative Public Management. Public Administration Review 66(s1): 6-9.
  • Bingham, L. B. and O’Leary, R. (2006). Conclusion: Parallel Play, Not Collaboration: Missing Questions, Missing Connections, Public Administration Review 66(s1): 161-167.
  • *Bingham, L. B. (2006). The New Urban Governance: Processes for Engaging Citizens and Stakeholders. Review of Policy Research, Vol. 23(4): 815-826.
  • *Gazley, B., Chang, W. K., and Bingham, L.B. (2006). Collaboration and Citizen Participation in Community Mediation Centers. Review of Policy Research, Vol. 23(4): 843-863.
  • Bingham, L. B. (2006). When We Hold No Truths to be Self-Evident: Truth, Belief, Trust, and the Decline in Trials. Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2006: 131-154.
Book Chapters (*refereed)
  • Bingham, L. B. (Forthcoming 2013). The United States Postal Service REDRESS Program: Diversity and Conflict Management. In Alex Colvin (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Conflict Management in Organizations.
  • Bingham, L. B. (2011). Collaborative Governance. In Mark Bevir (ed.), The Sage Handbook of Governance, 386-401. Los Angeles, CA: Sage.
  • Bingham, L. B. (2010). Mediation at Work: Transforming Workplace Conflict at the United States Postal Service. In Joseph P. Folger and Robert A. Baruch Bush (eds.), Transformative Mediation: A Sourcebook for Conflict Intervention Practitioners and Programs. 321-340. Washington, DC: Association of Conflict Resolution and Institute for Conflict Transformation.
  • Bingham, L. B. (2009). Negotiating for the Public Good. In James L. Perry (ed.), The Jossey-Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public Leadership, 378-399 (reprinted from The Handbook of Public Administration).
  • Wise, C. R., Clemow, B, Murray, S. P., Bingham, L. B., Angelo, A. J. and Freyss, S. F. (2009). When Things Go Wrong. In Siegrun Fox Freyss, Human Resource Management: An Essential Guide (3d Ed.), 239-266.
  • *O’Leary, R., Gazley, B., McGuire, M., and Bingham, L. B. (2008). Public Managers in Collaboration. In Rosemary O’Leary and Lisa Blomgren Bingham (eds), The Collaborative Public Manager, 1-12. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.
  • *O’Leary, R. and Bingham, L. B. (2008). Surprising Findings, Paradoxes, and Thoughts on the Future of Collaborative Public Management Research. In Rosemary O’Leary and Lisa Blomgren Bingham (eds), The Collaborative Public Manager, 255-269. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.
  • *Bingham, L. B., O’Leary, R., and Carlson, C. (2008). Frameshifting: Lateral Thinking for Collaborative Public Management. In. Lisa Blomgren Bingham and Rosemary O’Leary (eds.), Big Ideas in Collaborative Public Management, 3-16. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
  • *Bingham, L. B. (2008). Legal Frameworks for Collaboration in Governance and Public Management. In Lisa Blomgren Bingham and Rosemary O’Leary (eds.), Big Ideas in Collaborative Public Management, 247-269. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
  • *Bingham, L. B., Sandfort, J. and O’Leary, R. (2008). Learning to Do and Doing to Learn: Teaching Managers to Collaborate in Networks. In Lisa Blomgren Bingham, and Rosemary O’Leary (eds.), Big Ideas in Collaborative Public Management, 270-285. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
  • Contributor, Amsler, T., Speers, J., Roselle, S., and Bingham, L. B. (2007). Public Involvement Strategies: Questions to Guide Public Officials. Sacramento, CA: Institute for Local Government.
  • Bingham, L. B., Hallberlin, C. J. and Walker, D. (2006). Transformative Mediation: Purpose Drives Practice. In Bruce C. McKinney and Jerry Bagnell, eds. Readings and Case Studies in Mediation, 177-190. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Co.
  • Bingham, L. B. (2006). Avoiding Negotiating, in Andrea Schneider and Christopher Honeyman (eds.), The Negotiator’s Fieldbook, 113-120. Washington, DC: American Bar Association.
Published Book Review
  • Bingham, L. B. (2008). Book review: Full Disclosure: The Perils and Promise of Transparency by Archon Fung, Mary Graham, and David Weil. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 27(1): 218-221.