Lampion Pacific
Law Corporation

Catherine Morris, BA, LLB, LLM

Lampion Pacific
Law Corporation
Victoria, BC, Canada
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Catherine Morris, BA, JD, LLM Catherine Morris, BA (Alberta) 1974, JD (Alberta) 1978, LLM (UBC) 2001, has been a leader in the field of conflict resolution since 1983. She has played key roles in numerous conflict resolution organizations and initiatives. She works in Canada and internationally in academic, community, nonprofit, public and private sectors. She is the founder and managing director of Peacemakers Trust, a Canadian non-profit organization for education and research in conflict resolution and peacebuilding. She also serves as Deputy Executive Director of Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada

Mediation, fact-finding, adjudication
Ms. Morris is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Canadian Bar Association. She practices law with Lampion Pacific Law Corporation.


Teaching, research and writing
As an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria, Professor Morris teaches graduate level courses in conflict resolution, negotiation and international human rights law. She has taught at the University of Victoria in Canada, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, and European Peace University in Austria. She has been involved in design, planning, administration and presentation of workshops for senior public officials, leaders of non-governmental organizations, academics and professionals in several countries including Thailand, Cambodia, Bolivia, Myanmar (Burma) and Rwanda.

Professor Morris is a former Executive Director of the Institute for Dispute Resolution at the University of Victoria, where she worked in several leadership roles from 1992-1998. She designed and founded UVic's multidisciplinary graduate program in dispute resolution and taught in the program until 2016. She is also an Associate of the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives (CAPI) at the University of Victoria.

Her research and writing has resulted in publications and papers on mediator ethics and qualifications, conflict and culture, ADR in legal education, the role of religion in peacebuilding, peacebuilding in Cambodia, and human rights education. Her website bibliography, Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding: A Selected Bibliography, hosted by Peacemakers Trust, has been used by tens of thousands of people in more than 100 countries on all continents.

Board Experience
Ms. Morris has served on many national and local Boards and committees.

Publications, Papers, and Presentations

Publications (off this site) | Academic Courses and Training Workshops | Dispute Resolution Bibliography

Courses and Training Workshops

Academic Courses

Professional Development Workshops