Dr. Luca Dal Pubel
Luca Dal Pubel is a scholar-practitioner in conflict resolution, mediation, and online dispute resolution. He teaches alternative dispute resolution, mediation, and negotiation courses for the International Security and Conflict Resolution (ISCOR) program and Political Science department at San Diego State University (SDSU). He is an adjunct professor at the Fermanian School of Business of Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU). He cooperates with European and American Higher Education Institutions, NGOs, and Public Institutions in educational and research activities. He is an editorial board member of the Italian Law Journal Giustizia Consensuale (Consensual Justice). His research and teaching interests are in the areas of Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Mediation, Online Dispute Resolution, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is a member of the International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR).
- 2015 – 2022 Information and Knowledge Society Doctoral Program – Open University of Catalunya.
2012 Master`s Degree in Negotiation Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding – California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, California.
1999 LL.M Master’s Degree (Laurea Magistrale) in Law – University of Bologna School of Law, Italy.
2014 – Present Adjunct Professor of Alternative Dispute Resolution, San Diego State University.
2016 – Present Lecturer, Political Science – San Diego State University.
2020 – Present Adjunct Faculty, Organizational Leadership – Point Loma Nazarene University.
2020 -2021 Lecturer, Online Dispute Resolution – University California of San Diego.
2021 – Present Instructor, Conflict Management and Mediation – University of Florence.
- 2020 – 2021 Lecturer, Political Participation in the Age of Digital Media – San Diego State University – Global Campus,
- 2022 Teaching a module on Interpersonal Conflict – San Diego State University.
2016 Professor of Negotiations, Fowler College of Business Administration, Executive MBA Program San Diego State University.
2015 – 2016 Lecturer, One Unit Course in Diplomacy, College of Extended Studies – San Diego State University.
2012 – 2018 Professor of Conflict Resolution, Leadership and Negotiation – International Institute Lorenzo de` Medici, Florence – Marist College.
Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers
Invitational Conference/Seminar/Lecture/Papers And Presentations
Mediator, facilitator, and online dispute resolution expert: for over 15 years,helped Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), NGOs, consumers, and individuals manage and resolve conflicts. Developed mediation and conflict resolution programs throughout Italy, Europe, and the United States of America and several academic programs in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Conflict Resolution, and International Relations in partnership with American and European Universities.
Co-founder and partner of Bluebird Project, an Italian startup that provides online dispute resolution services to resolve family, business, and consumer disputes.
Organizational and Business Development Consultant: helping clients align and optimize their organization structure, processes, culture, and people with their business strategy. Consultant to small private companies and nonprofit organizations, 2008 – Present.
Peace Children Initiative Kenya, 2017 – 2019, Organizational and Business Development Adviser. Resolutia Alternative Dispute Resolution S.r.l, Partner, Mediator, and Trainer, Venice, Italy, 2003 – Present.
Conducted training for lawyers and professionals in Italy, Germany, and Poland. Online Dispute Resolution expert and mediator. Mediator in several Cross-Border Commercial, Business, and Consumer Disputes involving European and American Companies.
Gallos Bros, Inc. – San Diego, CA, 2013-present.
Representative Agent and Business Development Advisor. Represented clients in business negotiations and transactions. Prepared services contracts. Developed financial budgets. • National Conflict Resolution Center – San Diego, CA, 2003 – 2017.
Conducted Mediations and Conciliations. Designed and implemented mediation training for professionals and college students. Trainer in mediation and conflict management. Coach and Evaluator in Conflict Management, Conflict Resolution, and Mediation training. Conducted training for several institutions, including San Diego State University, University California of San Diego, International Rescue Committee, and University of Barcelona.
Errebi USA, Inc. – San Diego, CA, 2008-2010.
Vice President – Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Worked directly with the president, planning strategies for business development. Developed annual financial plans and provided internal and external financial reporting. Provided legal counseling and negotiated contracts, and prepared corporate and service contracts.
U. S. Army, 22nd Area Support Group, NATO Ederle, Vicenza, Italy, 2001-2003 Recreation Division Specialist and Equal Employment Opportunity Consultant.
Phillips, Haskett & Ingwalson, APC, San Diego, CA, September 2002. Legal Internship. Observed mediations involving various types of disputes. Participated in Introductory Arbitration training.
Phillips, Haskett & Ingwalson, APC, San Diego, CA, March – June 2001. Legal Internship. Assisted attorneys in providing legal services to individuals seeking alternative dispute resolution methods. Observed mediations involving various types of disputes. Assisted attorneys in researching legal issues and drafting memorandums.
International & Non-Governmental Organization Experience
US Technical Advisory Group (US/TAG) to ISO committee Transaction Assurance in E-commerce (ISO/TC 321), 2020.
International Commission of European Citizens (ICEC), Selected International Observer, Catalan Independence Referendum, October 2017.
July 2022. Association of Italian Lawyers for Mediation, Mediation in Cross-border Disputes.
May 2022 University of Florence, Department of Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution in a Comparative Perspective Webinar.
Spring 2022 The European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) – International Focus Program, Mediation and Privacy.
May 2021 University of Trento, Law School, E-Justice and Online Dispute Resolution Webinar.
April 2020 Pedagogium School of Social Science, University of Warsaw, Poland, Violence, Bullying, and Children’s Rights.
November 2019 Pedagogium School of Social Science, University of Warsaw, Poland, Conflict Resolution and Violence Prevention in Schools.
2009 – Present San Diego State University, International Security and Conflict Resolution Program Teaching Module on Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation.
Spring 2015 University California San Diego – Extension, Guest Lectures in Conflict Management.
Fall 2013-2014 University California San Diego – Extension, Guest Lectures in Negotiation and Mediation.
May 2014 National University, Guest Lecture in Mediation.
2010-2012 San Diego State University, International Security and Conflict Resolution (ISCOR) Program Coordinated Special Studies Courses concerning Cross Border Dispute Mediation.
Fall 2010 San Diego State University, ISCOR, Guest Lectures in Negotiation.
Fall 2009 San Diego State University, Guest Lectures in International Conflict Resolution.
Fall 2009 University California San Diego – Extension, Guest Lecture in Mediation.
April 2009 Center for Talented Youth, Johns Hopkins University, Guest Lecture on Mediation, San Diego.
2008 – 2009 San Diego City College, Lectures in ADR and Mediation.
2003 University of Pisa, Peace Studies, Lectures in Mediation and Conflict Resolution.
2021 Lecturer in Interactive Conflict Resolution – Institute of National Defense of Portugal.
2010 Lecturer in International Comparative Law – University of Trento, Law School.
2008 – 2010 Lecturer in European Union Policies – University of Bologna-Rimini, Faculty of Economics.
San Diego State University – International Affairs Global Learning Outcomes Committee (Fall 2020).
San Diego State University – General Studies Advisory Sub-Committee on Study Abroad for Social Sciences (Spring 2022).
Giustizia Consensuale Law Review, Editorial Committee Member.
- Senior Language Teacher, Italian Cultural Center, San Diego, 2003 – Present.
The European Law Students’ Association (ELSA), National Negotiation Competition, Perugia, Italy – Faculty, September 26th – October 8th, 2021.
San Diego State University CES Study Abroad Program in Internet, Law, and Politics, Barcelona, Spain – Faculty-Led, 2020 Winter Break.
San Diego State University CES Study Abroad Program in Internet, Law, and Politics, Barcelona, Spain – Faculty-Led, 2019 Winter Break.
International School in International Relations, Human Rights, Diplomacy, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal – Faculty Leader, 2018 Winter Break.
International Visitor Leadership Program, San Diego Diplomacy Council, 2008 – Present Met with delegations from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Vatican City, Kenya, Sudan, South Korea, and Bulgaria.
Summer School Communicate, Negotiate, Mediate, San Diego State University/University of Bologna-Rimini, Italy – Faculty, and Program Director, 2007 – 2016.
Winter School Collaborate, Facilitate, Conciliate, San Diego State University/the University of Barcelona – IL3, Spain. Faculty and Program Director, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Winter Break.
Winter School Collaborate, Facilitate, Conciliate, San Diego State University/Open University of Cataluña, Spain. Faculty and Program Director, January 2014.
International School in International Relations, Human Rights, Diplomacy, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal – Program Director and Faculty, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, Winter Break.
International School in Mediation, University of Trento, Italy. Lecturer, January 2011.
European Union (EU) Programs And Projects
InMediate, European Commission Funded Project within the Erasmus+ Program, 2020-2023.
European Commission Fomento Project, 2018-2019.
European Union Civil Justice Program, Fostering Cooperation in Cross-Border Civil Matters – Online Dispute Resolution in Cross-Border Disputes, 2010-2011.
Contribution to Publications
Dal Pubel, L., & Marighetto, A. (2022). The Role of Information and Communication Technology in Educational Curricula: Teaching Internet Law and Politics to Future Leaders in Normore, A., Brooks, J., Brooks, M. & Sum, N. (Eds.), Globalization, Neoliberalism, and Education: Teaching, Learning and Leading in the World Schoolhouse. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Marighetto, A., & Dal Pubel, L. (2021). Consumer Protection and Online Dispute Resolution in Brazil. Giustizia Consensuale, 1(2), 447-468.
Dal Pubel, L., & Marighetto, A. (2021, December). The educational function of restorative mediation in white-collar crimes. The Mediation, (1), 24-27.
Dal Pubel, L., & Cerchia, A. (2020). Resolving Conflicts and Preventing Violence in Italian Schools in Singh, S., & Erbe, N. (Eds.), Preventing and Reducing Violence in Schools and Society. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Dal Pubel, L. (2018). eBay Dispute Resolution and Revolution: An Investigation on a Successful ODR Model. Collaborative Economy: Challenges and Opportunities, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Internet, Law & Politics, Barcelona 21-22 June 2018, 438. Barcelona, ES: Huyens Editorial.
Cerchia, A., & Dal Pubel, L. (2017). Teaching Non-Violence in Italian Schools in Singh, S., & Erbe, N. (Eds.), Creating A Sustainable Vision of Non-violence in Schools and Society. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Mascia, A., Dal Pubel, L., & Sartori, M. (2013). A Vision of Effective Leadership: An Italian Perspective. In Normore, A.H., & Erbe, N. (Eds.), Collective efficacy: Interdisciplinary perspectives on international leadership. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Dal Pubel, L., & Petralia Camassa, P. (2013). Alternative Dispute Resolution: An Approach for a New Culture of Conflict Resolution. L’Alligatore, 4 (3): 54-59.
Dal Pubel, L. (2013). I miei continenti. Milano, IT: Gruppo Editoriale L`Espresso.
Dal Pubel, L. (2011). Mediation in Customer-Supplier Relationships. Hannover, DE: Plattform Megazin für interkulturelle Wirtschaft.
Dal Pubel, L. The Role of Online Dispute Resolution in Enhancing Trust in B2C e-Commerce. • Dal Pubel, L. Alternative Dispute Resolution Developments in Africa.
Marighetto, A., & Dal Pubel, L. ODR in Brazil: online platform, PROCONS, and new regulatory developments, Revista De Direito Do Consumidor, Thomson Reuters.
International Conferences & Training Experience
Italy, September 23-25, 2021, Presenter.. The Digital City, Italian National Association of Municipal Secretaries, Castel S. Pietro Terme (BO), Presentation Title: “Artificial Intelligence in the Public Sector.”
May 12, 2021. 7th Leipzig International Mediation Forum, Leipzig, Germany, June 21-23, 2021, Presenter. • III University of Barcelona International PhD in Law Conference – El carácter multinivel del Derecho global.
Italy April 29th, 2021. A Potential Tool in a Mediation Strategy Webinar. Presenter: Dwight Golann (Suffolk University, Law School). University of Trento.
March 1-2, 2021. National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution (NCTDR) Virtual Forum on Online Dispute Resolution (ODR),
Spain, February 2nd, 2021. First Annual Congress of Doctoral Students, Miguel Hernández University.
Spain, July 5th, 2019. The Teaching of Law in the Digital Society, 10th National Conference. Open University of Catalunya, Barcelona,
Spain, July 2nd, 2019. Online Service Providers Liability in the EU and USA Seminar. Presenter: Prof. Jane Ginsburg, Columbia University School of Law. Open University of Catalunya, Barcelona,
June 26th, 2019, Presenter. European Conference on Mediation in Cross-Border Succession Conflicts. EU-funded Project Fomento. Leipzig, Germany,
Italy, 7-8, 18-19 June 2019, Trainer.. The May Ward Foundation “Dame Inglesi” School, Mediation Training. Vicenza.
Spain, 21 – 22 June 2018, Presenter. Collaborative Economy: Challenges and Opportunities, 14th International Conference on Internet, Law & Politics. Barcelona,
Paris, France, 12 – 13 June 2017. Equal Access to Information and Justice: Online Dispute Resolution, 17th International Conference on Online Dispute Resolution.
Spain, 7 – 8 July 2016. Building a European Digital Space, 12th International Conference on Internet, Law & Politics. Barcelona,
San Diego State University, CA, 11 – 13 March 2016, Speaker. LAEF 40th Annual Conference on Education and Culture.
Barcelona, 10 – 11 July 2014. University of Barcelona – IL3. Workshop in Mediation in Small Claims. Presenter.
3 – 5 April 2012, Trainer. EU Cross-Border Mediation Training, Leipzig, Germany,
March 30th, 2012, Speaker. Mandatory Mediation in the Italian Legal System, Vicenza, Italy,
Italy, 20 – 21 October 2011. European Conference on Cross Border Mediation, Florence, Italy, 20 – 21 October 2011. Project funded by the European Union – Member of the Conference Organizing Team.
June 17th, 2010, Speaker. Mediator’s Role and Ethical Standards in Mediation, Conference Series University of Bologna Rimini, Italy,
San Diego, 2009 – 2017. NCRC Exchange Trainings for the Workplace, Trainer,
Italy, 22 – 23 June 2004. Advanced Mediation Training, Bar Association of Perugia, Italy, 19 – 20 November 2009, Trainer. Advanced Mediation Training, Chamber of Commerce, Padova, Italy, 20 – 21 June 2004, Trainer. Advanced Mediation Training, Bar Association of Verona,
Italy, 24 – 25, 2003. The Union Internationale Des Avocats (UIA) Forum of Mediation Centres, Milan,
Training And Certifications
August 2021, August 2- 13, 2021. The San Diego State University (SDSU) Flexible Course Design Institute.
May 2020. Teaching Online Certification, Point Loma Nazarene University,
November 23rd, 2019. Smartsettle ONE (Blind Bidding Negotiation) Training Certificate of Completion.
Italy, June 25th, 2015. Self-Reflection for Conflict Professionals: Workshop conducted by Prof. Gray Friedman of the Harvard Negotiation Project, Vicenza,
Italy, October 21st, 2011. Techniques & Strategies for Effective Negotiations in Cross Border Disputes: Workshop conducted by Prof. Dr. William Ury of the Harvard Negotiation Project, Florence.
March 2009. The Exchange, Strategies for Managing Conflict in the Workplace, National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC).
March 2009. The Exchange, Training the Trainers, NCRC.
San Diego, CA, February 2004. Introductory Mediation Skills Training, San Diego Mediation Center (SDMC).
International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR), Member.
Steinbeis – Mediation, Associate Trainer, Leipzig, Germany.
Minister of Justice of Italy, Mediation Panel, Mediator.
Resolutia Alternative Dispute Resolution S.r.l, Partner, Perugia, Italy.
Bluebird Project, Co-founder and Partner, Torino, Italy.
Senior Language Teacher, Italian Cultural Center, San Diego, CA.
Luca Coscioni Association for the Freedom of Scientific Research, Member.
Eumans.eu Association – European Citizens for Democracy and Sustainable Development, Board Member.
Joan B. Kroc of Peace Studies, Mentoring Alliance Program, University of San Diego, 2017 – 2019.
2003. Scroll of Appreciation for exemplary support to the Community Recreation Division and the U. S. Army, 22nd Area Support Group, Southern European Task Force, United States Army,
May 2016. National Conflict Resolution Center, 10+ Years of Service Award,