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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

  • Nabatchi receives NIH Grant.  Dr. Tina Nabatchi recently received a major grant from the National Institutes of Health and the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality to implement an innovative research project about public deliberation and public health. Specifically, Dr. Nabatchi is partnering with the Jefferson Center and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) to engage healthcare consumers in developing informed, practical, patient-focused recommendations for preventing, identifying, and reporting diagnostic error. SIDM will use the recommendations to develop strategic plans, policy statements, research agendas, and a patient engagement tool kit, which will be widely distributed through its networks of healthcare systems, providers, and consumers, and at its annual conference. 12/5/14.

    In Memory of Christina Merchant.  PARCC received a generous donation from Lillian Robinson Hartman in honor of Christina Merchant’s important work in the areas of labor management partnerships, conflict management systems, and conflict management skills.  Christina was a PARCC Faculty Associate and Professor of Practice at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School who died in 2012. In addition, PARCC is sponsoring a Special Issue of Conflict Resolution Quarterly (CRQ) dedicated to her memory.  The call for articles is underway. 12/4/14.

    Sultana wins Moynihan Challenge Award. Farhana Sultana, Associate Professor of Geography and PARCC Faculty Associate, was awarded the faculty Moynihan Challenge in 2014 for $10,000, with a team of collaborators at SU and ESF, towards the project "Building Community Capacity to Adapt to Climate Change across Sites, Groups and Scales". She also secured additional funding from PARCC ($5000) and CEPA ($3000) towards this.  In addition, Farhana is a member of a team of collaborators, based out of University of British Columbia (Canada), who were awarded a $200,000 SSHRC Partnership Development Grant for the project "International WaTERS Network (Water-related Training Education and Research in the global South)." 11/27/14.

    Lambright presentation on his latest publication.  W. Henry Lambright, PARCC Faculty Associate and Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs and Political Science gave a presentation at St. Paul’s Church in Syracuse on Nov. 16, 2014 based on his recent book, Why Mars: NASA and the Politics of Space Exploration. 11/20/14

    Purser Wins Award for New Book about On Demand Labor.  Gretchen Purser, Assistant Professor of Sociology and PARCC Faculty Associate, has won the 2014 International Book Award from the California Series in Public Anthropology (University of California Press) for her manuscript Labor On Demand: Dispatching the Urban Poor. 10/14/14   

    Announcing the Seventh Annual E-PARCC Teaching Case and Simulation Competition- For Collaborative Public Management, Networks and Public Management, Collaborative Governance, and Collaborative Problem Solving.  Cash prizes of $5,000 for best teaching case, best teaching simulation. 10/13/14

    Kriesberg Fund Supports Constructive Approaches to Conflict. In honor of Louis Kriesberg's birthday, we invite PARCC supporters to give to the fund he established for teaching and research on constructively waged conflict. Lou is currently focused on a new book to be published by Oxford Univ. Press. 8/22/14

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  • Celebrating Maxwell's 90th

    90logoIn conjunction with the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Maxwell School, PARCC held an art exhibition called Carving Through Borders: Discrimination, Immigration, and Citizenship on Thursday, September 18th.

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    Interested in the Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in Conflict Resolution? See courses offered.

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