Cheldelin to Give Conflict Analysis Spring Lecture

Posted: March 29, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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Sandra Cheldelin

Sandra Cheldelin, the Vernon M. and Minnie I. Lynch Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, will give the spring lecture for the Undergraduate Program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution on Tuesday, April 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Her lecture, which will be held in the Mason Hall Meese Conference Room on the Fairfax Campus, is titled “Do Conversations Matter? Dialogue as a Process for Change.”

Cheldelin is a licensed psychologist and expert in organizational conflict. She has conducted large- and small-scale mediations; coached senior executives to create healthy work environments; resolved interpersonal, intergroup and organizational conflict; designed institution building mechanisms; and supported collaborative leadership in the United States and abroad.

She has worked with more than 150 organizations, including colleges, universities, medical schools, treatment facilities, corporations, associations, religious institutions and community organizations. She has been keynote speaker and invited lecturer on workplace issues of violence, change, race, gender and conflict. She has facilitated large-scale interethnic and interfaith community dialogues on topics of fear, terrorism, violence and suspicion.

The event is free and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Lisa Shaw at lshaw2@gmu.edu or 703-993-4165.

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