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AC4 endeavors to inform individuals about current initiatives led by AC4 and also overall opportunities to engage with current scholarship and practice pertaining to conflict resolution, violence prevention, peace, and sustainable development.
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Newly published theoretical paper on Crying at Work from Dr. Gross, professor and researcher on the intersection of conflict resolution and workplace management, is now available. The full paper titled “Crying is in the Eyes of the Beholder: An Attribution Theory Framework of Crying at Work” published in Saga Journal is accessible here. Professor Gross came to AC4… read more
Dr. Joshua Fisher, AC4 Director, currently leads multiple long-term applied research projects on conflict-sensitive resource management, with a signature one being in the Amazon region of Peru. He has just returned from the Madre di Dios region where he has been focused on ecosystem valuation. Part of this recent fieldwork included an educational element with Dr. Fisher co-instructing a summer field course… read more
Spirituality Mind Body Institute is hiring a Coordinator of Instructional Technology for their Summer Intensive MA Degree Program! Apply before Monday, June 12, by sending CV and cover letter to Sarah Sherman at firstname.lastname@example.org. SMBI MA Degree Program Description: The Spirituality Mind Body Institute’s (SMBI) Summer Intensive Master’s Degree Program at Teachers College (TC) Columbia University… read more
Wednesday, May 3, 3017 | 3-5PM Everett Lounge (First Floor, Zankel Hall) Teachers College | Columbia University This panel will include speakers who bring research experience in the field and/or are positioned to share other equally important insights about preparation, ethics, issues of security, research on sensitive topics, etc. Panelists will share their experiences and focus their comments… read more
Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 12PM 179 Grace Dodge Hall, Teachers College | Columbia University Please RSVP here! Join us on Thursday at noon to hear two speakers from Israeli education institutions that think about peace by teaching Arab and Israeli students. Professor Peter Coleman will moderate the conversation.
Spring 2017 Capstone Thesis Presentations Saturday, April 29th & Sunday, April 30th | 9:00am – 5:00pm Event will be held at Columbia Law School Jerome Greene Hall, Room 101 Join in a 2-day showcase of graduate student research in the field of conflict resolution! The Capstone Thesis is the culminating project for the Negotiation and… read more
Mozambique’s devastating civil war ended in 1992 with a widely lauded peace agreement, but growing instability in recent years has threatened the sustainability of this peace. Following a ceasefire declared in December 2016, the country’s leaders are poised to negotiate a new peace agreement. Meanwhile, in the context of increased governmental policy commitment to gender… read more
May 2, 2017 | 12:00-1:30pm School of International & Public Affairs, IAB Room 1219 RSVP: email@example.com
The Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM) Learning Exchange Clark University in Worcester, MA | April 21-22, 2017 Please RSVP by April 8th to firstname.lastname@example.org
In this episode, Peter T. Coleman interviews Dr. Desmond Patton, a social work researcher now at Columbia University’s School of Social Work. Dr. Patton shares about his background and experience researching youth violence. He tells about the multiple perspectives involved in his research that focuses on urban communities of high violence, including the youth themselves, many of… read more