Chris Guthrie is the Dean and John Wade-Kent Syverud Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School. A leading expert on behavioral law and economics, dispute resolution, negotiation, and judicial decision-making, he is one of the authors of the influential textbook Dispute Resolution and Lawyers and has published more than 50 scholarly articles and essays in leading law journals. Chris joined Vanderbilt’s law faculty in 2002 following six years on the faculty at the University of Missouri School of Law. Before entering the legal academy, Chris practiced law with Fenwick & West in California. He earned a B.A. with distinction and honors from Stanford University, M.Ed. from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and J.D. from Stanford Law School. He is a former NCRC Board member.