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  • Research Areas

    Advocacy and Activism - The advent of the Internet, an increased emphasis on globalism and the proliferation of network theory...

    Collaborative Governance - Collaboration is an essential tool in an increasingly interconnected world. We examine how collaborative govern...


    Environmental Collaboration and Conflicts - The rapid growth of industry and the intense competition for natural resources have brought...

    International and Intra-state Conflicts - We strive to understand the transformation of largescale destructive conflicts involving...

  • Recent News

  • Elman writes op-ed for Associate Professor of Political Science and PARCC Research Director of International and Intra-State Conflict, Miriam Elman, wrote a recent op-ed for entitled " Iran nuclear deal: Congress must vote no," arguing that the Iran nuclear deal stands as one of the most lenient and permissive arms-control agreements in history. 8/25/15

    Kriesberg interviewed on Newsmakers.   Louis Kriesberg, Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies and Founding Director of the Program for the Analysis and Resolution of Conflict (PARC), was interviewed by Dan Cummings for Channel 9 in Syracuse (ABC) for the show Newsmakers.  Kriesberg discussed his views about poverty, challenging Congressman John Katko and then discussed his newest book, Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach.  The interview was shown on Sunday August 16, 2015  on Newschannel 9 and is available to view anytime at:  8/16/15

    Special Issue of Public Performance and Management Review on “Collaboration and Performance.”  Rosemary O’Leary, Catherine Gerard, were co- editors along with Robyn Keast, Myrna Mandell, and Joris Voets for this special issue.  O'Leary and Gerard also co-wrote an article in the publication with George E. Mitchell titled, “Collaboration and Performance: Perspectives from Public Managers and NGO Leaders." 8/12/15

    PARCC Faculty Associates Facilitate Community Environmental Conversations.  PARCC faculty associates,  Tina Nabatchi and  Paul Hirsch along with volunteers trained by the  Conflict Management Center (CMC) facilitated community conversations to critically evaluate a set of environmental project ideas for the community with the  Onondaga Environmental Institute (OEI).  The conversations were held July 14th on the South Side of Syracuse, August 4th in Liverpool, with another date to be announced for the Tully Valley.  These community events are part of a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency.  8/7/15

    "Being peaceful does not mean avoiding conflicts." PARCC Alumni and Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Bilkent Universit, Esra Cudadar was interviewed in the journal O Globo while in Rio De Janeiro for a seminar on settlement negotiations. 8/5/15

    Gerard and Bruno travel to Tanzania.   Catherine Gerard, Director of PARCC, and Tosca Bruno, Director of the Transnational NGO Initiative at the Maxwell School, were invited by the MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation and taught Collaborative Leadership skills to groups from ActionAid, Amnesty International, and Oxfam at the Senior Leadership Development Programme held in Arusha, Tanzania from July 26th to August 1, 2015. 8/4/15

    Kriesberg chapter published.   Louis Kriesberg, Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies and Founding Director of PARC, contributed a chapter to The Brown Journal of World Affairs (Spring/Summer 2015) The chapter is titled "A Constructive Conflict Approach to World Struggles.” 7/31/15

    PARCC Announces New Director of Conflict Management Center.  Parvathy Binoy, PhD student in Geography, will begin this Fall as the new Director of the Conflict Management Center (CMC).  The CMC is a graduate student-led, educational project of PARCC that holds training workshops and outreach events both in the University and the greater Syracuse communities. Welcome Parvathy! 7/30/15

    E-PARCC Winning Teaching Case and Simulation of the 2015 Competition are Now Available.   Check out the newest additions to the cases and simulations that are available for download at E-PARCC, an open, online resource for those who teach the skills and concepts of collaborative governance around the world. 7/24/15 

    Schnell joins PARCC.  Assistant Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs, Sabina Schnell will be joining the faculty associates in the PARCC office beginning this Fall semester.  Her work on transparency and conditions for citizen participation will extend PARCC's research profile in collaborative governance. 7/22/15

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