Center for Conflict Management

 
 

About the Center for Conflict Management


The Center for Conflict Management is a unit of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Kennesaw State University. The Center collaborates with the Master of Science in Conflict Management (MSCM) and the Ph.D. in International Conflict Management (INCM) programs. It works locally and globally to promote peace and conflict resolution; conducts research into peace and conflict issues; provides training in conflict management skills; attracts and implements grant projects, contracts, and consultancies; and disseminates findings and educates the public through conferences, symposia and workshops.

VISION
The Center for Conflict Management promotes a world in which conflicts are addressed non-violently.

MISSION

The Center for Conflict Management supports the mission of Kennesaw State University. It harnesses the resources of the academic and professional community to promote, globally and locally, awareness and action based on the theories and practices of conflict management and resolution. Through student learning initiatives, the production and dissemination of research, community engagement, and professional training, the Center facilitates non-violent approaches to conflict.

STAFF

Director
Dr. Akanmu G. Adebayo
Room: SO 2040
Email: aadebayo@kennesaw.edu
Phone: 470-578-6646

Director ADR Services and Training
Ms. Rosezetta Bobo
Room SO 2040A
Email: rbobo@kennesaw.edu
Phone: 470-578-6069

Assistant to the Director
Ellen Lahtinen
Room: SO 2039
Email: elahtine@kennesaw.edu
Phone: 470-578-2233

AFFILIATED FACULTY

Dr. Sherrill Hayes
Director, Master of Science in Conflict Management (MSCM) Program
470-578-6081

Dr. Tim Hedeen
Professor of Conflict Management
470-578-6879

Dr. Brandon D. Lundy
Associate Director, Ph.D. International Conflict Management (INCM) Program
470-578-6953

Dr. Alan LeBaron
Professor of History
470-578-6589

Dr. Heather Pincock
Assistant Professor of Conflict Management
470-578-7758

TRAINERS

 

Ms. Rosezetta Bobo
Rosezetta Bobo is the Director of Alternative Dispute Resolution at Kennesaw State University. Ms. Bobo’s career spans over twenty years in the areas of dispute resolution, communication, diversity, mediation, arbitration, teaching, training and facilitation. Ms. Bobo was with the Florida Supreme Court in the Dispute Resolution Center for nine years, and served as an Adjunct Professor of Criminology in the State University Center for seven years.

 

Ms. Ansley Barton, J.D., Mediator, Consultant, Trainer
Ansley Barton is a veteran mediator and mediation trainer.  She is the former Director of the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution and the former Director of the Master of Science in Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University.