Dr. Randy Lowry has a reputation for education innovation and is recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts in the dispute resolution field. He has been featured in a variety of national media outlets including CNN, Bloomberg Businessweek, Huffington Post and Washington Monthly as a conflict management expert. He has received numerous accolades for his leadership including being named “Most Admired CEO” by the Nashville Business Journal.
Randy himself is no stranger to service or making an impact. He received his Juris Doctorate from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn., and joined the law school faculty at Pepperdine University in 1986. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in public administration from Pepperdine.
Randy is an annual visiting professor at Vermont Law School and the City University of Hong Kong, and has taught in China, Australia and Italy. His consulting and training practice has included work in the Netherlands, India and Argentina.
For more than 20 years, Randy has been one of the nation’s leaders in the dispute resolution field and is one of the country’s most sought-after speakers on those subjects. After establishing an innovative program at Willamette University School of Law in Salem, Oregon, he founded the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law. A lawyer, mediator, author, consultant and teacher, he has served clients in conflict management consulting, systems design and training in more than 40 states and on six continents.
Randy was born in Oregon. He and his wife, Rhonda, are proud to call Nashville and Lipscomb home. They have three grown children and five grandchildren.