Jerome Barrett serves as a mediator and arbitrator in labor-management conflicts, as well as trainer and writer on conflict resolution. He holds an MA in Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota and an EdD in Human Resource Development from George Washington University. He has worked at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and other conflict resolution organizations. His two most recent books include: Interest-Based Bargaining, published in Ireland (2005), and A History of Alternative Dispute Resolution, published by Josseybass (2004). He is the historian of FMCS and two other conflict-resolution organizations, and has written extensively on them. He has worked throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as in 24 other countries.