CRI Advisory Board
John Paul Lederach, PhD
Involved in conciliation work in Colombia, the Philippines, and Nepal, plus countries in East and West Africa. He has helped design and conduct training programs in 25 countries across five continents.
Author of When Blood and Bones Cry Out: Journeys Through the Soundscape of Healing and Reconciliation, (University of Queensland Press, 2010), The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace (Oxford University Press, 2005), The Journey Toward Reconciliation (Herald Press, 1999), Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies (USIP, 1997), and Preparing for Peace: Confliction Transformation Across Cultures (Syracuse University Press, 1995).
Currently the Professor of International Peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame
Christopher Moore, PhD
Author of The Mediation Process: Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflict
Trained in mediation by the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and the American Arbitration Association
Roster member of the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution and Native Dispute Resolution Network
Partner at CDR Associates based in Boulder, Colorado
David Price, PhD
President and co-founder of Center for Public Policy Studies, based in Denver, Colorado
More than 30 years of experience working with public sector agencies across the country — human services agencies, foundations, non-profit organizations, courts and justice system agencies — conducting research, designing tools to improve organizational performance, facilitating planning processes, implementing demonstration projects, and documenting and evaluating project outcomes.
Price received a Ph.D. in International Studies from the University of Denver and a B.A. in Economics from the American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon.
Cynthia Savage, JD
Graduate from Harvard Law School
Spent over a decade as the Director of the Colorado Judicial Branch Office of Dispute Resolution
Currently is an adjunct professor for CRI in mediation theory and the mediation practicum
Also consults on ADR-related projects for the National Center for State Courts
Patricia Whitehouse, MA '01
Human Resources Director/VP of for seven Gannett television stations across the USA
Member of the Society for Human Resource Management; the Colorado Council of Mediators; an associate member of the Colorado Bar Association; and former Co-Director of the Court Annexed Mediation Program for the Denver County Court system
Alum of the University of Denver's Conflict Resolution MA degree program; published thesis titled: "Bullies & Victims from the Schoolyard to the Boardroom"