Columbia University Professor Peter T. Coleman is a world-renowned expert in the field of conflict resolution;researching, writing, practicing and teaching on it for over 20 years. His work as a scientist, educator, mediator, and organizational conflict consultant set the stage for the book he co-authored, “Making Conflict Work.”Dr. Coleman holds a Ph.D. in Social/Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, where he today serves as Professor of Psychology and Education and holds a joint-appointment in Social-Organizational Psychology at Teachers College and at The Earth Institute.Dr. Coleman teaches courses in conflict resolution, social psychology, and social science research, and is Director of the Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution at Teachers College, Columbia University, Chair of Columbia University’s Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), and a research affiliate of the International Center for Complexity and Conflict at The Warsaw School for Social Psychology in Warsaw, Poland.In 2003, he became the first recipient of the Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association, Division 48: Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence and is a founding member of the United Nations Academic Advisory Council on Mediation. Dr. Coleman edits the award-winning “Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice” (2000; 2006; 2014) and his other books include “The Five Percent: Finding Solutions to Seemingly Impossible Conflicts” (2011), “Conflict, Justice, and Interdependence: The Legacy of Morton Deutsch” (2011), “Psychological Components of Sustainable Peace” (2012), and “Attracted to Conflict: Dynamic Foundations of Destructive Social Relations” (2013). He has also authored over 80 journal articles and chapters, and is a New York State certified mediator.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Peter T. Coleman and other top speakers and celebrities.