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George Mason UniversitySchool of Business
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Zylstra, Alexandria

Academic Unit:Business Foundations
Position:Associate Professor, Business Legal Studies
Phone:703-993-5067
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 030
Office Hours:Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30PM – 2:45PM, or other times by appointment
Education:

•    LL.M. -  Dispute Resolution, University of Missouri
•    J.D. - University of Missouri
•    BA - Journalism, University of Missouri

Profile:

Alexandria Zylstra is an associate professor at George Mason University's School of Business and teaches Legal Environment of Business. Zylstra practiced as a family law attorney and general practitioner for several years before beginning her full-time teaching career in 2001.

Zylstra has over a decade of experience teaching business law to undergraduate students and maintains her license to practice law. Additionally, she has published several articles addressing alternative dispute resolution, collaborative law, and business disputes.


Research and Awards:

Presented the paper titled, “Revising Student Evaluations of Teaching: Merging S.E.T. Research with Stakeholder Expectations” at the AACU Project Kaleidoscope Regional Conference: Leadership and Collaboration Across Boundaries in Baltimore, Maryland in April 2017 (with coauthor Lorraine Pierce).

Presented the paper titled, “Collaborative Law and Business Disputes: A Marriage of Equals?” at the North East Academy of the Legal Studies of Business in Manchester, VT in 2016.

Published an article titled, “Collaborative Law and Business Disputes: A Marriage of Equals?” in the Atlantic Law Journal in 2015.

Presented the paper titled, “Collaborative Law and Business Disputes: A Marriage of Equals” at the North Atlantic Regional Business Law Association Annual Conference in Lowell, Massachusetts in April 2015.