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James A. Wall Jr.

UM Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor of Management
Cornell Hall
Office Hours: 
Tuesday: 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Thursday: 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
(573) 882-4561

Professor Wall is the past president of the International Association of Conflict Management and is a member of the American Psychological Association, and the Academy of Management. Current research interests include dynamic bargaining processes, conflict resolution, and mediation. Professor Wall has received a number of teaching awards, including the William T. Kemper Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching, the Curator's Teaching Professorship, and the Byler Distinguished Professorship. He has published articles in Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Trial Advocacy, Journal of Dispute Resolution, Journal of Management, Negotiation Journal, Journal of Social Issues, International Journal of Conflict Management, and Judicature . He is the author of two books, Bosses and Negotiation.


A.B. Davidson College, 1967; M.B.A. University of North Carolina, 1969; Ph.D. University of North Carolina, 1972.


Journal Articles

Wall, J.A. Jr., Stark, J. & Standifer, R.L. (2001). Mediation: a current review and theory development. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 45, 370-391.

Callister, R.R. & Wall, J.A. Jr. (2001). Conflict across organizational boundaries: Managed care organizations versus health care providers. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86, 170-181.

Arunachalem, V., Lytle, A.L., & Wall, J.A. Jr. "An Evaluation of Two Mediation Techniques, Negotiator Power, and Culture in Negotiation," Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 31, No. 5, July 2001, pp.951-980.

Wall J.A. Jr., Blum, M.E. & Jin, D. (2000). A response to Diamant's conflict and conflict resolution in China. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 44, 547-551.

Wall, J.A. and Callister, R.R. (1999). Malaysian community mediation. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 43, 343-365.

Kim, N_H, Sohn, D_W, and Wall, J.A. (1999). Korean leaders' (and subordinates') conflict management. International Journal of Conflict Management, 10, 130-153.

Dialdin, D.A. and Wall, J.A. (1999). Third parties and cultures. Negotiations Journal, 15, 381-387.

Druckman, D., Wall, J.A., and Diehl, P. (1999). Conflict resolution roles in international peacekeeping missions. In Jeong, H_W. The New Agenda for Peace Research. London: Ashgate.

Wall, J.A., Blum, M., Callister, R.R., Kim, N_H, and Sohn, D_W. Mediation in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. (1998) Security Dialogue, 29, 235-248.

Diehl, P., Druckman, D. and Wall, J.A. (1998). Linking peacekeeping with conflict resolution: A toxonomic analysis with implications. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 42, 33-55.

Wall, J.A. and Stark, J.B. (1998). North American conflict management, in Conflict Management in the Pacific Rim, Tjosvold, D. & Leung, K. (Eds). New York: Wiley, 303-333.

Reitz, H.J., Wall, J.A. and Love_Stuart, M.S. (1998). Ethics and negotiation: Oil and Water or Good Lubrication? Business Horizons, 41, 5-14.

Arunachalam, V., J. Wall, and C. Chan, "Hong Kong versus U.S. Negotiations: Effects of Culture, Alternatives, Outcome Scales, and Mediation," Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 28, No. 14, July 1998, pp. 1219-1244.

Diehl, P., Wall, J.A. & Druckman, D. (1997). New military missions. In D. Druckman, J.E. Singer, and H. Van Cott (Eds.), Enhancing Organizational Performance. Washington: National Academy Press, 153-165.

Wall, J.A. & Stark, J. (1996). Mediation strategies. Negotiation Journal, 12,231-239.

Wall, J.A. and R.R. Callister (1995). Conflict and Its Management, Journal of Management, 21, 515-558.

Wall, JA, & RR Callister (1995). Ho'oponopono: Some lessons from Hawaiian mediation. Harvard Negotiation Journal, 11, 45-54.

Wall, JA, D-W Sohn, N Cleeton, & DJ Jin (1995). Community and Family mediation in the People's Republic of China. International Journal of Conflict Management, 6, 30-47.

Sohn, D-W. and J.A. Wall (1993). Community Mediation in South Korea: A City-Village Comparison, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 37, 536-543.

Wall, J.A. (1993). Community Mediation in China and Korea; Some Similarities and Differences, Harvard Negotiation Journal, 9, 141-153.

Kim, N., Wall, James A. Jr., Sohn, D-W, and Kim, J. (1993) Community and industrial mediation in South Korea, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 37, 361-382.

Wall, James A., Jr., and Lynn, A. (1993) Mediation: A current review, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 36, 160-194.

Wall, James A., Jr., and Blum, Michael E. (1991) Negotiation, Journal of Management, 17, 273-303.

Wall, James A., Jr., (1991) Impression Management in Negotiation, in Applied Impression Management: How Image Making Affects Managerial Decisions, Giacalone, R. and Rosenfeld, P. (Ed.) Sage, 133-156.

Wall, James A., Jr. and Rude, Dale E., (1991) The Judge as a Mediator, Journal of Applied Psychology, 76, 54-59.

Wall, James A., Jr., Blum, Michael E., and Jin, D. J., (1991) Community Mediation in the People's Republic of China, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 35, 3-20.

Dougherty, Thomas W. and Wall, James A., Jr., (1991) Teaching OB in China During the Age of Reform, Journal of Management Education, 15, 232-243.

Dougherty, T.W., & Wall, J.A. (1991). Teaching in China during the age of reform. Journal of Management Education, 15(2), 232-243. 

Wall, James A., Jr. (1990) Managers in the People's Republic of China, Academy of Management Executive, 4, 19-32.

Wall, James A., Jr., (1990) Mediation in the People's Republic of China, Theory and Research in Conflict Management, Rahim (Ed.) Praeger, 109-119.


Wall, J.A., Druckman, D., Diehl, P.F. (1999). International peacekeeping as mediation, Bercovitch, J. (Ed.) Studies of International Mediation: Essays in Honor of Jeffrey Z. Rubin. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Wall, J.A., Diehl, P. & Druckman, D. (1997). Conflict management training for changing missions. In D. Druckman, J.E. Singer, and H. Van Cott (Eds.), Enhancing Organizational Performance. Washington: National Academy Press, 166-209.

Wall, James A., Jr., and Rude, Dale E. (1989) Judicial mediation in settlement negotiations, in Kressel and Pruitt (Eds.), Mediation, Jossey-Bass: San Francisco 190-212.