In May, Georgia State University College of Law Professor Doug Yarn conducted mediation training for law students at Bahcesehir University in Istanbul. The timing of his training coincides with Turkey’s recent adoption of new laws for mediation and restorative justice in both minor criminal matters and civil disputes.
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ATLANTA – Shelby Grubbs has joined the Georgia State University College of Law as the director of international initiatives in the Consortium for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (CNCR) and will be executive director of the Atlanta International Arbitration and Mediation Center when the law school’s new… more »
Summer Institute on Conflict Management in Higher Education
The Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution’s Summer Institute offers classes focusing on learning and improving conflict management skills in the context of a university setting. Our faculty apply their extensive knowledge and their own unique experience as administrators and faculty to the interactive, participatory… more »
The Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution holds bimonthly meetings of the University System Ombuds. This network provides ombuds with the opportunity to share information and insight about their work.
University of Georgia
Campus Liaisons are appointed by each institution’s president to be the campus conflict resolution specialist and primary intermediary with the Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, the Chancellor’s Office and the Advisory Committee on the implementation of the Regents’ Initiative. Liaisons form and facilitate their respective Campus Conflict Resolution Committees.
Implementation of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents’ Initiative and Policy Direction on Conflict Resolution required a conflict management system design structure that clarifies the roles and responsibilities of all the stakeholders involved.
The Stakeholders: The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
The board oversees the 31 colleges… more »
Higher education conflict management is one area of focus for the CNCR, providing research, training and mediation for the University System of Georgia and other organizations worldwide.
Conflict Management in the University System of Georgia
Consistent with the mission of CNCR is studying institutionalization of conflict management in the University System of Georgia. The more »
The Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution programs and research advance best practices in conflict management and resolution, providing resources for researchers and practitioners in the field.
The Restorative Justice Program
CNCR became involved in studying restorative justice as it relates to conflict management and resolution in 2008 when we partnered on a Bureau of… more »
Staff Name Title Douglas H. Yarn Executive Director Gregory Todd Jones Director of Research, Faculty Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Law Carolyn Lambert Director of Programs Diadra Dorsey Associate to the Director Executive Committee
The Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on conflict prevention, management and resolution. As an inter-institutional consortium, we support the degree programs of affiliated institutions rather than offering our own.
Our faculty and staff publish and present findings at symposia and conferences and design specialized training programs for public… more »