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: 770-423-6646

Director ADR Services and Training
Ms. Rosezetta Bobo
Room SO 2040A
Email: rbobo@kennesaw.edu
Phone: 770-423-6069

Assistant to the Director
Ellen Lahtinen
Room: SO 2039
Email: elahtine@kennesaw.edu
Phone: 678-797-2233

Administrative Associate
Vacant
770-423-6115

AFFILIATED FACULTY

Dr. Sherrill Hayes
Director, MSCM Program
770-423-6081

Dr. Ulf Zimmermann
Interim Director, Ph.D. INCM Program
678-797-2931

Dr. Tim Hedeen
Professor of Conflict Management
770-423-6879

Dr. Maia Hallward
Assistant Professor of Political Science
678-797-2155

Dr. Brandon D. Lundy
Assistant Director, Ph.D. INCM Program
770-423-6953

Dr. Alan LeBaron
Professor of History
770-423-658

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. 

 

Dr. Cynthia Morton
Dr. Cynthia Morton earned her doctorate in teacher leadership at Walden University, an Ed.S in School Counseling, M.Ed. in Social Sciences and a BA in History degree at Georgia Southern University. She has worked in the field of education as a researcher, educator, consultant, and counselor for more than 20 years.

 

Mr. Ron Remillard, MA
Ron Remillard has over 30 years of experience in training, conflict management and performance improvement in a broad range of businesses and industries. Ron was a Director of a Fortune 500 company and has worked for several global consulting firms. He is a Past President of the American Society for Training and Development.

 

Mrs. Jacqueline Oduselu, MS
Jacqueline Oduselu is a National Certified Counselor and graduate of Georgia State University’s Master of Science in Professional Counseling program. She is a counseling professional at Ray of Hope Counseling Services, Inc. gaining experience in counseling individuals, couples, families, and groups.