Andrea Kupfer Schneider is a Professor of Law and Director of the Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution.
Professor Schneider was the previous director of the nationally ranked ADR program at Marquette University Law School in Wisconsin, where she taught ADR, Negotiation, Ethics and International Conflict Resolution for over two decades. In addition to overseeing the ADR program, Professor Schneider was the inaugural director of the university’s Institute for Women’s Leadership.
In 2009, Professor Schneider was awarded the Woman of the Year Award by the Wisconsin Law Journal and the Association for Women Lawyers. She was named the 2017 recipient of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work, the highest scholarly award given by the ABA in the field of dispute resolution.
Since 2005, Professors Schneider and Professor Lela Love have been part of the co-author team for three textbooks in the field, Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Adversarial Model (with Carrie Menkel-Meadow and Michael Moffitt) as well as Negotiation: Processes for Problem-Solving, (with Menkel-Meadow) and Mediation: Practice, Policy, and Ethics, (with Menkel-Meadow) all in their third editions.
A prolific author, Professor Schneider’s recently published works include: Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles, edited with Art Hinshaw and Sarah Cole (Oxford University Press 2021); Negotiating Crime: Plea Bargaining, Problem Solving, and Dispute Resolution in the Criminal Context with Cynthia Alkon (Carolina Academic Press 2019); Negotiation Essentials for Lawyers (ABA Book Publishing, 2019) and The Negotiator’s Desk Reference (DRI Press 2017), both co-edited with Chris Honeyman.
Her other textbooks include Dispute Resolution: Examples & Explanations, which she co-authored with Michael Moffitt. She also recently co-authored the book Smart & Savvy: Negotiation Strategies in Academia with her father, David Kupfer.
Professor Schneider has published numerous articles on negotiation, plea bargaining, negotiation pedagogy, ethics, gender and international conflict. She serves as the co-editor of the ABA Dispute Resolution Magazine and on the Board of Advisors for the Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution at UNLV School of Law. She is a founding editor of Indisputably, the blog for ADR law faculty, and started the Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress annual conferences in 2007. In 2016, she gave her first TEDx talk titled Women Don’t Negotiate and Other Similar Nonsense.
Professor Schneider received her A.B. cum laude from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs and her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School. She also received a Diploma from the Academy of European Law in Florence, Italy.
How to be a Better Plea Bargainer
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 66, No. 1, 2021, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper 21-45, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper Forthcoming
What's Sex Got to Do With it: Questioning Research on Gender & Negotiation
Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2019, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 19-09
Teaching a New Negotiation Skills Paradigm
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 39, p. 13, 2012, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 12-28
Negotiation Barometry: A Dynamic Measure of Conflict Management Style
Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2013, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 13-10
Shattering Negotiation Myths: Empirical Evidence on the Effectiveness of Negotiation Style
Harvard Negotiation Law Review, Vol. 7, p. 143, 2002