Andrew J. Pirie, B.A. (Waterloo), LL.B. (Dalhousie), LL.M. (Wellington), was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1978. Professor Pirie joined the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria in 1981. From 1986 to 1987 he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa. Professor Pirie's teaching and scholarship focus on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) with principal interests in the theory and practice of negotiation and mediation. He teaches courses on dispute resolution—Theory and Practice and Mediation and Lawyers—as well as Legal Process, Civil Procedure, and Legal Skills. Professor Pirie served as the Executive Director of the UVic Institute for Dispute Resolution from 1989 to 1996.