Professor Macfarlane teaches Lawyer as Conflict Resolver. She has published widely in the area of conflict resolution and mediation. Her new forthcoming book is "Islamic Divorce in North America : A Shari'a Path in a Secular Society" (Oxford University Press April 2012). She is also the author of the bestselling "The New Lawyer: How Settlement is Transforming the Practice of Law" (University of British Colombia Press 2008). Her textbook "Dispute Resolution: Readings and Case Studies" is now in its 3rd edition (Emond Montgomery 2010). Professor Macfarlane is also an active mediator and dispute resolution consultant to a wide range of organizations and government agencies.