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Bridget Regan

Professional Background

Educational Background

  • J.D., New College of California School of Law
  • B.A., Government, St. Lawrence University


Scholarly Interests

Selected Publications

biographical information

Bridget Regan has been part of the teaching faculty of the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution at Teachers College, Columbia University since 2006.  She is also faculty member in the Master of Science Program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution in the School of Continuing Education at Columbia University.  Ms. Regan teaches negotiation and conflict resolution theory and practice in both programs.  

Currently, Ms. Regan is an Adjunct Professor of Clinical Law at Brooklyn Law School where she directs the law school’s mediation clinic.  Ms. Regan has been a member of the Brooklyn Law School faculty since 1999.   Ms. Regan has used her conflict resolution experience and skills in a variety of professional roles and settings, including, the University of California, Berkeley where she was the Associate Ombudsperson.  In her role as Ombudsperson, Ms. Regan assisted in the management and resolution of approximately 300 workplace conflicts.  Ms. Regan is the former Director of the Simon Wiesenthal - New York Tolerance Center, a professional development, multimedia training facility, providing educators, law enforcement officials, government practitioners and corporate groups interactive, experiential workshops exploring the issues of prejudice, diversity, tolerance and cooperation in the workplace and community.  In the early 2000s, Ms. Regan worked for the Center for Court Innovation, the research and development arm of the New York State Unified Court System, as the Associate Director for National Technical Assistance.  In her role at the Center, Ms. Regan was responsible for the planning, management and delivery of technical assistance and consulting services to jurisdictions around the nation planning and implementing problem-solving courts and community justice initiatives. Ms. Regan has 20 years experience as a mediator, facilitator and workshop leader.  

She has completed numerous advanced trainings in conflict resolution, facilitative leadership, diversity training and coaching.  A main focus of her consulting practice is training individuals and teams how to use the power of collaborative negotiation to achieve their professional goals while improving relationships. Her mediation practice focuses on workplace disputes.

Ms. Regan is a certified mediation trainer for the New York State Unified Court System.  She is a member of the International Ombudsman Association, the California Bar Association, and a number of lawyer and ADR organizations.  

professional organization membership

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York

ORLJ 5340: Basic Practicum in conflict resolution

Enrollment limited. Students will be trained in the basic skills of collaborative negotiation and mediation and will have supervised practice in these skills.

Centers and Projects

International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution
Website: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/icccr/