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Professor Peter Coleman

Director, Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, Teachers College

Professor of Psychology and Education, Department of Social-Organizational Psychology, Teachers College

Founding Director , Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4) , The Earth Institute

B-16 Hogan Hall
Mail Code MC3277
2910 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

BIOGRAPHY: Dr. Coleman is Professor of Psychology and Education at Columbia University where he holds a joint-appointment at Teachers College and The Earth Institute and teaches courses in Conflict Resolution, Social Psychology, and Social Science Research. Dr. Coleman is also the Director of the Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (MD-ICCCR) at Teachers College. He currently conducts research on optimality of motivational dynamics in conflict, power asymmetries and conflict, intractable conflict, multicultural conflict, justice and conflict, environmental conflict, mediation dynamics, and sustainable peace. He has authored over 100 articles and chapters, is a member of the United Nations Mediation Support Unit’s Academic Advisory Council, is a founding board member of the Leymah Gbowee Peace Foundation USA, and is a New York State certified mediator and experienced consultant.