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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

  • Ya’s new book published. PARCC Faculty Associate Ya Li’s latest book Resolving Public Disputes Creatively was published by Renmin Press in September 2015. This book brings public dispute resolution methods and techniques to the Chinese context with local specific cases, and discusses theoretical and practical issues concerned by Chinese officials and citizens. 10/9/15

    Elman to participate in the Tikvah Fund's 2015 Advanced Institute. Miriam Elman, Research Director of PARCC's International and Intra-State Conflicts and Associate Professor of Political Science, will participate in the week long Institute on the topic of "The Past, Present, and Future of the U.S.-Israel Strategic Relationship." 10/8/15

    Kriesberg Realizing Peace Interview.    Louis Kriesberg was interviewed Friday, Oct. 2nd by Stephanie Van Hook of the Metta Center for Nonviolence.  They discussed his latest book, Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach (2015) and also why conflict is necessary and sometime even desirable. 10/6/15

    Labor Studies Working Group presents film and discussion.  Screening of the award-winning documentary film The Hand That Feeds followed by a discussion with the film's director, Rachel Lears on Thursday, October 22nd from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM in 060 Eggers Hall, the Global Collaboratory.  9/29/15 

    Mergel receives Grant.  PARCC Faculty Research Associate, Ines Mergel, received a research stipend from IBM - The Center for the Business of Government - to study in-house social networking platforms in government. The project called "Designing the Social Intranet" looks at how government organizations are using social media application on the Intranet to source, share, and create knowledge. 9/23/15

    Rubinstein speaks at US Naval War College. Robert A. Rubinstein, Professor of Anthropology and International Relations, presented a lecture on the benefits and costs of military-humanitarian collaboration at the US Naval War College on 10 September 2015.  Rubinstein also met with the War College seminar on conflict analysis and resolution to discuss approaches to incorporating culture into conflict resolution. 9/14/15

    Kriesberg and Elman have chapters published in new book.   Louis Kriesberg, Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies and founding director of the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts  and Miriam Elman, Associate Professor of Political Science and Research Director at PARCC for International and Intra-State Conflict each contributed a chapter in the new book, Negotiating in Times of Conflict.  Kriesberg's chapter " Constructive Negotiations in Contentious Contexts" and Elman's is " Obstructing the Spoilers of Peace." 9/11/15

    Collaborative Governance Regimes to be published in December 2015.  Tina Nabatchi, Co-Director of the Collaborative Governance Initiative at PARCC, and PARCC Associate Kirk Emerson new book presents "an integrative framework for working across boundaries to solve shared problems..." 9/3/15

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