Negotiation and Conflict Resolution News
In the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program, we explore the complex layers of communication in which our relationships are embedded. Our goal is to build this awareness and develop the skills that will enable us to build more meaningful relationships with others.
Dr. Peter T. Coleman, faculty member with Columbia’s M.S. in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program, speaks about the art of negotiation in an age when compromise seems impossible, discussing with Minnesota Public Radio the shutdown of the federal government as well as the Minnesota Orchestra.
Morton Deutsch, E.L. Thorndike Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Education at Teachers College and founder of College’s International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, reflects on his work in conflict resolution.
Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Academic Director of Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program and Co-Chair of the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity, speaks on WKCR with Dr. Robert Ferguson, a professional therapist, coach, consultant, and instructor at Columbia’s International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution.
Faculty Member Mark Whitlock shares his thoughts on "Big Data and Conflict Prevention."
Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Academic Director of Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program and Co-Chair of the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), discusses mediation research and practice in the field with Christiana Gozzi and Kyong Mazzaro of the AC4.
Faculty and Academic Director Beth Fisher-Yoshida and faculty member Michele Riley, both of the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program, will present at the 12th annual conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution Greater New York Chapter on June 20, 2013 at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Fisher-Yoshida will speak on a panel about “Higher Education in Conflict Resolution” and both she and Riley will present for a workshop, “Coaching in the Caucus.”
Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution master’s program enabled Shweta Dhiman to better understand her purpose and move beyond a career in finance to an ombuds role with the United Nations.
La-Verna Fountain, a graduate of the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program and Columbia’s vice president for construction business services and communication, was awarded the Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Advocate of the Year Award for Upper Manhattan.
Mari Carmen Ecoro, a graduate of the Negotation and Conflict Resolution program was featured in the Columbia Record. The article discusses her accomplishments - including earning her third degree and her appointment as a presidential adviser on education in her native country, the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.