Negotiation and Conflict Resolution News

Beth Fisher-Yoshida and the AC4 on Mediation Research and Practice

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.

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Fisher-Yoshida and Riley to Present at Association for Conflict Resolution Conference

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.”

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Advancing to the UN with a Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Degree

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.

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Negotation and Conflict Resolution Grad Wins Minority Enterprise Award

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.

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The Third Degree: From GED to M.S. in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

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.

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Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program Sponsors Workshops for Jordanian Teachers

The Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program is proud to sponsor two innovative workshops for teachers in Jordanian schools, titled “Tools for Managing Conflict in Schools,” in January 2011.

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International Association for Conflict Management Award

Beth Fisher-Yoshida's piece, "Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM) as Reflective Practice for Conflict Resolution Practitioners", was named the best applied conference paper at the 23rd annual International Association for Conflict Management (IACM) Conference.

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Conflict Resolution on Wellness Radio

Program director Beth Fisher-Yoshida appeared on Deepak Chopra's Wellness Radio program to discuss conflict resolution.

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