Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso, Ph.D., M.P.H. and CEO of Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC,  has been an author, mediation arbitration trainer, and professor of Global Conflict Management at the University of St. Thomas.  She was recognized by the Texas Association of Mediators as the top Texas mediator for 2019.   In 2018, she was recognized for a Lifetime Achievement Award in Mediation by the Association for Conflict Resolution and in 2018 the Houston Business Journal recognized her as a Woman Who Means Business and a Professional Business Mentor.  Moreover, since 1972 she has been recognized as an entrepreneur, she was Rhode Island’s Outstanding Small Business Owner by the United States White House.  She has been listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in the World since 1982.  In 2010, she was recognized as One of Fifty Most Influential Women in Houston.  In 1992, the government of Suez, Egypt, recognized her with a humanity award.

In Houston and internationally, Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso is actively involved with mediating and arbitrating for local civil and federal clients.  She belongs to a variety of professional organizations, such as the Texas Association of Mediators, Texas Mediation Credentialing Association as a Distinguished Mediator, the New England Chapter of the Association of Conflict Resolution, The Texas Mediation Training Roundtable, and a variety of international rosters and serves on their leadership for training and standards.  Barbara is a former president of the Houston Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution and current board member.  She serves on the editorial board of the ACResolution Magazine and serves on section committees of the international Association for Conflict Resolution.  She is a frequent trainer and lecturer on mediation nationally and internationally.  She is immediate pasts co-chair of the Health Care Section of the international Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) and is the current chair for the international ACR Education, Research, and Training section.

Dr. Manousso’s baccalaureate degree is from Brown University in Rhode Island, masters of public health degree is from the University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston, Texas, and doctorate from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. Continuing reading more on Manousso.us.