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Conflict Resolution Institute

Center for Conflict Engagement

The Center for Conflict Engagement

Research & Publications

The Conflict Resolution Institute's Center for Conflict Engagement actively collaborates with scholars and practitioners to engage in meaningful research that makes positive contributions to the field of study and practice of Conflict Resolution. The Center for Conflict Engagement's Working Paper Series are free to download or available in hard copy for purchase.

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#1 - Bullies and Victims: From the Schoolyard to the Boardroom: The Abridged Version

Patricia S. Whitehouse, Master's Candidate


Winner of CRI Best Master's Thesis Award (2005).
This abridged version of Whitehouse's thesis analyzes bullying from the perspective of victims and bullies, as well as the conflicts that arise out of these interactions and how they can be applied to a variety of contexts from children in schools to adults in boardrooms.



#2 - Determinants of Internship Effectiveness: An Exploratory Model

VK Narayanan, Paul Olk, & Cynthia Fukami                                    


A paper investigating the causes of internship effectiveness, the authors draw from technology transfer literature to highlight the different roles of three actors—students, university, and business—and to propose a multi-stage model of determinants of effectiveness.


#3 - Applications of Social Psychology to International Conflict: A Bibliography

Ronald J. Fisher, Visiting Senior Scholar, and Dennis Barbour, Master's Candidate


This extensive bibliography covers sections such as: intergroup, ethnopolitical, international and intractable conflict; social cognition, identity and justice; decision making, ethnocentrism, interaction, escalation, de-escalation, intergroup conflict, interactive conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation, and social psychology limitations.  


#4 – Peacebuilding and Trauma Recovery Conference Proceeding

Multiple Authors; Tamra Pearson d'Estree, Editor


This Conference sought to begin integrating insight from related practice fields addressing the human challenges of post-war reconstruction. Topics include trauma cycles and intergenerational trauma transmission, transitional justice, remembering and forgetting, narratives, trauma healing and reconciliation.  

$35.00 Shipping & Handling $5 U.S. Domestic; International higher 

#5 – The Georgian Republic: An overview of the education, business and political sectors

Christina D. Farnsworth, Master's Candidate


This working paper draws on a number of sources from newspaper articles to government reports to provide a current perspective on the education, business and political systems in Georgia as of Winter 2008. The paper also offers a cross-sector analysis of issues and trends currently facing the Georgian Republic.


#6 – Contributions of Social Psychology to the Analysis and Resolution of International Conflict

Ronald J. Fisher, Visiting Senior Scholar



#7  - Conflict Early Warning Systems: The Guatemalan Experience

Andrés Álvarez Castañeda, Visiting Scholar



#8  - Pre-communist Legacies and the 2014 insurgencies in Ukraine 

Scott Feinstein, Visiting Scholar