Evelyn Ang

Senior Lecturer
 Johnston Hall 239


JD, Marquette Law School
MBA, UW–Milwaukee
Dispute Resolution Certificate, Marquette University

Research Interests

Wisconsin Teaching Fellows & Scholars 2013-14; to advance the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning with a study of the effects of Peacemaking Circle in post-secondary classroom management, with undergraduate and graduate students.

Teaching Interests

Conflict management, dispute resolution, interpersonal and inter-group conflict, nonviolent communication, mindfulness in learning, peace studies, grief and forgiveness, roots of violence, and violence prevention.

Courses Taught

Commun 192 – Freshman Seminars and Living Learning Community
Commun 363 – Communication and Human Conflict
Commun 365 – Negotiation Skills Workshop
Commun 665 – Introduction to Mediation

Other Relevant Professional Activities

Evelyn co-founded and managed a community mediation program in Milwaukee, with offices in the Agape Community Center (Northwest side) and UMOS (Southside). She was the first Executive Director of Peace Learning Center of Milwaukee, Inc.

Evelyn’s current practice is focused on mediation and facilitating dialogue for organizations in crisis. She has assisted non-profit organizations, workplace groups, community, school and church groups in crisis, and local groups dealing with youth violence. She has served many organizations involved in dispute resolution, both as arbitrator and as a mediator. These include the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Fee Dispute Committee, Council of Better Business Bureau, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin, U. S. Postal Service REDRESS program, and Milwaukee County Children’s Court. Evelyn served on the Milwaukee School Board’s Task Force on Safe Schools and Violence Prevention in 2007-08. She is a member of the Interfaith Conference of Milwaukee’s Restorative Justice Committee.

Recent Publications

Co-author of chapter “Stepping outside a comfort zone: transdisciplinary innovation in sustainability education” with Darien Simon, Ph.D. and Anette Lundebye, Regent’s College London, in Atfield, R. and Kemp, P. eds (2013) Enhancing education for Sustainable Development in Business and Management, Hospitality, Leisure, Marketing, York: The Higher Education Academy. ISBN 978-1-907207-69-3.