March 22, 2016

Journal of IOA Publishes Volume 9

The first issue of JIOA's ninth year includes a diverse collection of articles about Ombuds practice and professionalism.  Editors Howard Gadlin and Samantha Levine-Finley write: "For a long time it felt as if ombuds spent more time talking about being ombuds then they spent ombudsing. ... Now our discussions are beginning to change, expand and deepen."

Articles in the issue include:
  • "The Art of Ombudsing: Using Multiple Frames to Resolve Conflict," by Kathleen Moore, Acting Director and Ombudsman, National Institutes of Health
  • "Canary in the Mine: Ombuds as First Alerts for Workplace Bullying on Campus," by Leah P. Hollis, Diversity Training Consultant & Healthy Workplace Advocate and Assistant Professor, Morgan State University
  • "Some Ideas...'For Your Hilarious or Indignant Rejection...:'" The Mary Rowe Keynote Presentation, 2015, by David Miller, Ombudsman, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
  • "Embracing Paradox: Three Ombuds and a Book," by Jenna Brown, Ombuds, University of Denver, Jan Morse, Ombudsman and Director, Student Conflict Resolution Center, University of Minnesota, and Jim Wohl, University Ombudsman, University of Connecticut
The full issue is available free and online.  (JIOA Home.) 

In related news, the JIOA now has a logo and Twitter feed: @OmbudsJournal.

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