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    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...

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    Overcoming Intractable Conflicts cover New book published by PARCC Faculty.   Overcoming Intractable Conflicts: New Approaches to Constructive Transformation, edited by Miriam Elman, Catherine Gerard, Galia Golan, and Louis Kriesberg, brings together work from Syracuse University faculty, guests, and a broad group of scholars from Israeli universities. It is an update of Intractable Conflicts and their Transformation (Kriesberg, Thorson, and Northrup, 1989) to include more disciplines. Receive a 30% discount if you enter the code RLINEW19 at the checkout when you order from www.rowman.com.


    PARCC Logo2020 Annual Teaching Case and Simulation Competition. To further stimulate the creation of effective and innovative teaching cases and simulations, the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC) at the Syracuse University Maxwell School is sponsoring its twelfth annual competition of E-PARCC.  Competition funding: $5,000 prize for best teaching case and additional $1,000 honorable mention prizes.  For more details, please see the E-PARCC website.

    Julia CarboniNabatchi PhotoCarboni and Nabatchi publish Minnowbrook at 50 Conference Report "Assessing the Past and Future of Public Administration: Reflections from the Minnowbrook at 50 Conference" was published by the IBM Center for The Business of Government. The report, written by Tina Nabatchi and Julia Carboni, provides a recap of the Minnowbrook at 50 discussions, summarizes insights from participants, and presents relevant issues and recommendations.9/20/2019

    Farhana Sultana
    New book edited by PARCC Research Director Farhana Sultana
    . The book is titled “Water Politics: Governance, Justice and the Right to Water.” 9/19/19

    Ya Li 2027(2)
    Policy Studies Special Issue on “Revisiting Deliberative Policy Analysis” published.
    Ya Li, PARCC visiting research professor and Fulbright Scholar and Professor of Public Administration at Beihang University, co-edited this special issue with Professor Hendrik Wagenaar. Professor Li also contributes the lead article “Deliberative Policy Analysis: Towards a Methodological Orientation” in this issue. 7/30/19 

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    Louis Kriesberg

    Louis Kriesberg - Professor Emeritus of Sociology

    Louis Kriesberg

    Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies, and founding director of the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts (1986–1994), all at Syracuse University, NY.