This course is created and taught by Professor Paul Barron. Professor Barron has been teaching for 40 years at Tulane law school. Professor Barron has taught commercial courses and created and taught a course of negotiation at the law school for 15 years. He has written articles in these areas, as well as a book and supplements on the topic of federal regulation of real estate.
Professor Barron has also written a law school casebook on Secured transactions He is a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators and on the arbitration panel of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and the arbitration and mediation panels of the American Arbitration Association. Professor Barron regularly acts as an arbitrator and mediator.
He is a two-time recipient of the Felix Frankfurter Distinguished Teaching Award. During 2000-01 and again in 2006-07, he served as Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs for Tulane University. From 2007 to February 2009, he served as Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Technology Services for the University.