menkelmeadowpeplauActing Co-Directors, 1988-1990

Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow is a Professor of Law; A.B. Chettle, Jr., Chair in Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure, at Georgetown University. Menkel-Meadow received her A.B. from Barnard College, Columbia; her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania; and her LL.D. from Quinnipiac College of Law. Her expertise includes alternative dispute resolution (mediation, negotiation), legal ethics, feminist legal issues, procedure, and legal education. She was a Professor of Law at UCLA from 1979 to 1996. She also taught in the Women’s Studies (now Gender Studies) Program and was Co-Director of UCLA’s Center on Conflict Resolution.

Letitia Anne Peplau is a Professor of Social Psychology at UCLA. Her research and teaching interests include social psychology, close relationships, gender issues, and gay and lesbian relationships. She is the director of an NSF-sponsored interdisciplinary graduate training program in Relationship Science at UCLA.