Welcome to the Center for Conflict Management!
Please take a moment to browse through our undergraduate and graduate programs, get scheduling information needed to sign up for the core course next semester, meet our faculty mentors, and start on an exciting journey where you will learn to better prevent, resolve, or reduce the harms associated with the conflicts in our lives--from interpersonal to international.
Want to learn more about the CCM Community?
Let's get a coffee sometime. If you have any questions about conflict management or about how to succeed in college or about politics, please contact me anytime by phone or email or catching me in my office. Before we meet, please review our programs and expectations and fill out our one-page application form
Here is my contact information...I look forward to working with you.
Bill Lyons, Director
Learn to Reframe Racial Conflict
We have certificates in racial and in gender conflict. This coursework (and partnerships where we apply the insights from these courses, like the Color Line Project) will help you better understand the nature of these complex and hurtful conflicts...
...and among the skills you will learn is to reframe conflicts. The youtube video next to this message provides a powerful three-minute introduction to reframing racial conflict that we enthusiastically recommend...Or this one...
Or, check out the wide variety of materials provided in our Food for Thought section.
You can also read papers written by CCM students published in our Transdisciplinary Journal of Conflict Management.