Continuing Education

James Gilman

James Gilman

James has 25 years of experience as a mediator and 15 years of experience teaching a college course in mediation, conflict resolution, and leadership. Since the mid-1990s, James has been engaged in teaching, training, and actively mediating/resolving conflict. He taught a college level course, Mediation: Theory and Practice, which was a required course for students in a Leadership Program at Mary Baldwin University. James has regularly trained student leaders, at the University, in conflict styles and mediation techniques; he also trained leaders in various organizations, such as leaders in the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia. In addition, James was a liaison between law enforcement and the mental health community in Staunton, Virginia, and between public school students and school officials. He is also the author of How to Resolve Conflict: A Practical Mediation Manual.