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Kathy Goodman

Lecturer, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Kathy Komaroff Goodman is an experienced mediator with a deep interest in the role that emotional and cultural intelligence plays in a mediator’s ability to address the underlying needs. She mediates privately and in the courts.  Kathy specializes in family business, start-ups, and partnerships disputes.

Kathy has developed and delivered training in emotional intelligence to mediators at the New York Peace Institute, not-for-profits and foundations. She has created and delivered the workshop “Mediation and the Mediator” to graduate students at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, CA.

She is certified to administer the Emotional Intelligence assessment (EQ-i 2.0) and the Neethling Brain Instrument (NBI) to individuals and groups. She is a founding Principal at ACCORD, a collaborative of conflict management and resolution specialists. serving individuals, families and businesses. Kathy is the founder and CEO of a family business, Katherine Komaroff Fine Arts, Inc and former vice president  of the James Goodman Gallery.   She is a graduate of the Masters of Science program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University.