D r. Dalma DEMETER has a truly international background, encompassing both civil law and common law education and practice. She is holding her LL.B. from Romania; LL.M. and S.J.D. from the Central European University; an Emory World Law Institute Certificate; a Total Law Diploma in Advanced European and Global Legal Practice; and a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education from Australia. Currently an academic at the University of Canberra (Australia) (UC), Dalma is teaching and researching international dispute resolution, international business and trade Law, contracts in both civil law and common law jurisdictions, as well as advocacy, legal education, and legal research. She acts as the chair of the UC Dispute manager of UC’s state-of-the-art e-Court, as Chair of the Dispute resolution working group, as coordinator of the Australian Capital Region Mock Trial Competition, and as a member of the Faculty Education Committee. She is also an arbitrator at the Willem C. Vis in both Hong Kong and Vienna. Her academic work and contribution to legal education have been recognized by university level and national teaching awards and she holds several visiting academic positions at other universities. Her research is strongly connected to her teaching, covering primarily comparative research in international arbitration and legal education. Since 2017, she pursues a research project initiative on Cross-cultural influences over dispute resolution and the development of a dispute profiling tool to maximise efficiency of dispute resolution choices and procedures. Having moved to academia from legal practice, Dr. Dalma DEMETER is using her practical experience to enhance her teaching. A founding director to the Australasian Dispute Resolution Centre (ADRC), she is also an active member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Australia; of the Law Council of Australia International Division; of the Australian UNCITRAL Coordination Committee; of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA); of the Institute for Arbitrators and Mediators Australia (IAMA); of the International Network of Women in Dispute Resolution (ArbitralWomen); and of the Romanian Bar Association, as well as several other professional organizations and arbitration forums.