School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Community Outreach

Conflict Resolution Community of Practice Working Group

The Conflict Resolution Community of Practice Working Group is a Graduate Student working group that focuses on the applied practice of conflict resolution including Mediation, Arbitration, Negotiation, and Facilitation. The faculty Advisor and Director for the Conflict Resolution Community of Practice Working Group is Associate Professor Dr. Alexia Georgakopoulos at georgako@nova.edu. See our website for the most recent projects that the Community of Practice Working Group has been involved with in the community from Peace Education, Adult Bullying, Climate Change, Crime Prevention and much more.

The working group establishes and manages short and long term projects that allow students to implement the Practice Skills they have learned in their program of study that are informed by state of the art research and best practices. This working group is open to all NSU DCAR students who are interested in developing their conflict resolution practice skills. Working group members can be both distance and residential students and meetings will be held both physically and online. Projects and meetings will be planned for each Residential Institute period.

Our working group's projects that will form the basis of hands-on learning and practice of mediation, negotiation and facilitation and they will involve real-world interaction and engagement with many of the conflict communities located within South Florida. Join a group of committed individuals! Join today!

Be a Part of Making a Better World! — Dr. Georgakopoulos