Kathy Douglas is acting Head of School of the Graduate School of Business and Law. She researches in the areas of conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation.
Associate Professor Kathy Douglas is presently acting Head of School of the Graduate School of Business and Law. She has previously been the Deputy Head of School, Learning and Teaching since 2013. She has also been a program manager and developed many work integrated/industry connected simulations and internship opportunities. Kathy has gained a number of learning and teaching grants to improve the student experience in both the online and face to face environments. She has developed a community of practice in the school that values innovation in both learning and teaching and research.
Her own research relating to conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation has been published widely and she has received grants from the Legal Services Board Victoria and the Australasian Institute for Judicial Administration to research dispute resolution practice. She has practiced as a mediator for many years working in a variety of fields including workplace and court connected disputes. She regularly presents at conference and industry events.
- Head of School
- Member of the College of Business School Executive Committee
- Chair, University Student Appeals Committee
- PhD, RMIT University
- Graduate Diploma of Education (Tertiary Teaching stream) University of Melbourne
- BA, LLB, LLM Monash University.
- Twenty years of experience as a mediator
- Short course Trainer in Mediation
- Admitted to practice as a Solicitor for the Supreme Court of Victoria
- Douglas, K.,Leshinsky, R. (2017). Ethical concerns for owners corporation managers who informally mediate in owners corporation disputes: The need for a community of practice In: Law in Context, 35, 118 - 138
- Goodman, R.,Douglas, K. (2017). Dealing with conflict in local planning: reflections from Australian planners In: Planning Practice and Research, , 1 - 16
- Douglas, K.,Hurley, J. (2017). The potential of procedural justice in mediation: a study into mediators understandings In: Bond Law Review, 29, 69 - 86
- Colasante, M.,Douglas, K. (2016). Prepare-Participate-Connect: Active learning with video annotation In: Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 32, 68 - 91
- Douglas, K.,Leshinsky, R.,Condliffe, P. (2016). Conflict in Strata Development: The Need for Differentiated Dispute Resolution Rules In: Adelaide Law Review, 37, 163 - 189
- Douglas, K.,Colasante, M.,Kimpton, A. (2015). Exploiting emerging video annotation technology and industry engagement to authentically prepare students for the complex world of work In: Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA 2015), Melbourne, Australia, 6-9 July 2015
- Douglas, K.,Goodwin, D. (2015). Artistry in mediator practice: Reflections from mediators In: Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 26, 137 - 145
- Douglas, K. (2015). The role of ADR in developing lawyers' practice: lessons from Australian legal education In: International Journal of the Legal Profession, 2, 1 - 16
- Douglas, S.,Douglas, K. (2014). Re-imagining legal education: Mediation and the concept of neutrality In: Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, 7, 19 - 30
- Douglas, K.,Batagol, B. (2014). The role of lawyers in mediation: Insights from mediators at Victoria's Civil and Administrative Tribunal In: Monash University Law Review, 40, 758 - 792
1 Masters by Research Completions4 PhD Current Supervisions and 1 Masters by Research Current Supervisions