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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

  • PARCC affiliates Professors Nabatchi, Mergel, and VanSlyke are participating in a round table on "Framing a Management Roadmap for the Next Administration."   As part of the Partnership for Public Service's "Ready to Govern," Professor Nabatchi will focus on collaborative and participatory governance aspects. Professor Mergel will contribute ideas on how to innovate with new technologies and more effectively use networked governance approaches and Professor Van Slyke will focus on public private partnerships and contracting. The event is organized by IBM's Center for the Business of Government and the Partnership for Public Service on April 24, 2015 in Washington, DC. 4/22/15

    Conflict Resolution Specialist, Joyce Neu, Visits PARCC.  Neu is the Founder and Senior Associate of Facilitating Peace, a consulting network that has worked with governmental, intergovernmental, and nongovernmental organizations. While at PARCC she delivered four presentations in three days. 4/17/15

    Wallimann speaker at “Livelihoods, Sustainability, and Conflict.  Isidor Wallimann, PARCC Visiting Research Faculty, was invited as a keynote speaker at the Fifth International Conflict Management Conference at Kennesaw State University held April 17 and 18, 2015.  His talk was titled, “Beyond Global Warming: Environmental Problems in Terms of Social Change and Conflict Management.” 4/17/15

    Jefferson Center Members Visit PARCC.  Tina Nabatchi, PARCC Research Co-Director of Collaborative Governance, hosted members from the Jefferson Center at PARCC April 15-17th.  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. She 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. They were planning upcoming events that will provide the opportunity for citizens to learn about an issue, deliberate together with a diverse group of their peers, and develop well-informed solutions to challenging public issues. 4/15/15  

    Kriesberg presentation at Columbia University. Louis Kriesberg, Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies and Founding Director of PARC, visited Columbia University to make a presentation about his new book, Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach, at the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4) and the Earth Institute.  He also discussed the book on the radio show, “Conversations from the Leading Edge: Peace and Conflict at Columbia.” 4/13/15

    PARCC 2015 Mini-Grant Recipients Announced.  PARCC grants research awards to support research activities in our areas of focus: International and Interstate Conflicts, Environmental Collaboration, Collaborative Governance, and Advocacy and Activism. 4/3/15

    Elman featured speaker on Israel’s elections and publishes op-ed.  Miriam F. Elman, PARCC Research Director in International and Intra-state Conflict, presented a talk on “Israel’s Elections and the Prospects for Middle East Peace” at the 2014-2015 International Relations & Foreign Policy Speakers Series at Colgate University. 4/2/15

    PARCC Welcomes Visiting ScholarMr. Sunchul Yun from the Citizens' Coalition for Economic Justice (CCEJ) in South Korea and will be working with PARCC through February 2016.  Mr. Yun is interested in researching how government supports citizen engagement and develops policies that prevent policy conflicts.  3/25/14 

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