Mayu Watanabe 2020-12-07T19:27:22+00:00

Mayu Watanabe

Senior Fellow – Japan

Mayu Watanabe is a specially appointed associate professor at the faculty of law at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, where she teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Dispute System Design, and Online Dispute Resolution (ODR). She is a founding board member of the Japan Association for Online Dispute Resolution (JODR).

About Mayu Watanabe

Mayu Watanabe is a specially appointed associate professor at the faculty of law at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, where she teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Dispute System Design, and Online Dispute Resolution (ODR). 

Ms. Watanabe holds a doctorate in business law from Hitotsubashi Univerisity. She worked as a research associate while she was at Hitotsubashi and planned and organized the first international symposium on ODR held in Japan in 2018, entitled “Dispute Resolution in the Age of AI and Big Data – Online Dispute Resolution.”

Ms. Watanabe is a founding board member of the Japan Association for Online Dispute Resolution (JODR). In 2019, she was the first guest speaker at the ODR committee set up by the Japanese government and was also invited to speak at the Family Court of Tokyo, Japan Federation of Bar Associations, regional bar associations, and other organizations. 

She was a Visiting Fellow at the Gould Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Center at Stanford Law School (2014-2016) and a Weinstein JAMS International Fellow (2015). In 2020, she was appointed a Fellow at the National Center for Technology & Dispute Resolution (NCTDR). 

ADR Achievements and Training

  • Fellow, National Center for Technology & Dispute Resolution (2020)
  • Weinstein JAMS International Fellowship Award (2015)
  • Fellow, Gould Center for Conflict Resolution, Stanford Law School (2014-2015)
  • Negotiation and Leadership Training, Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School (2014)
  • Global Business and Law Seminar “Negotiation and Mediation,” Pepperdine University & Hitotsubashi University (2014)

ADR Teaching and Mentoring

  • Negotiation Training, Academy for Global Leadership Program, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Publications and Education

Publications

Translated Getting (More of) What You Want: How the Secrets of Economics and Psychology Can Help You Negotiate Anything, in Business and in Life, Margaret A. Neale and Tomas Z. Lys

Translated, Chapter 6: Culture and Gender of Negotiation, “The Methods of Negotiation,” Hideyuki Kobayashi

Educational Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree, Graduate School of Law (Business Law Department), Hitotsubashi University (2019)
  • Master of Arts (Business Law), Hitotsubashi University (2013)
  • B.A., Department of Economics, Ritsumeikan University (2000)

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