Michelle LeBaron

Michelle LeBaron is a conflict transformation scholar/practitioner whose work is animated by creativity, culture and interdisciplinarity. A tenured professor of law, she has done seminal work in many types of conflict engagement including intercultural, international, family, organizational and commercial.

Michelle’s current research focuses on dialogic approaches to political and religious conflict, and on how creative approaches help shift intractable conflicts. She is also collaborating with scholars from the global south on issues of transitional justice, symbolic reparations and commemorations of collective traumas.

Michelle has been a fellow at the Trinity College Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute in Dublin, holds a Wallenberg Fellowship at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies, South Africa and taught at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Her books include Changing Our Worlds: Art as Transformative Practice; The Choreography of Resolution: Conflict, Movement and Neuroscience; Conflict Across Cultures: A New Approach for a Changing World; Bridging Cultural Conflicts; and Bridging Troubled Waters.


Events with Michelle LeBaron

Advanced Group Facilitation
June 5, 2019

Learn how to unleash the full potential of groups and teams in this advanced training, led by two of BC’s most seasoned facilitation and conflict engagement practitioners. Designed for team leaders, program managers, established facilitators or other collaboration practitioners, this program offers practical ways to engage effectively across cultural differences and to move past impasse using creative methods. With a dynamic mix of case studies, real-life examples, and hands-on exercises, participants will experience a host of new tools and models for enabling groups to function at their very best. Participants will receive support and coaching to strengthen their competencies and…