Plenumtalare: Joseph P.Folger PhD, en av transformativ medlings förgrundsgestalter
Titel: ”The promise of mediation”
Dr. Folger is a Professor of Communication at Temple University in Philadelphia. He conducts research and teaches in the area of conflict management, mediation, group process and decision-making.
Dr. Folger has worked extensively as a third party intervener and mediator in organizational, community and family disputes. He has been the program chair for the National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution and has helped to establish several major conflict intervention programs. He is currently a senior consultant with Communication Research Associates where he conducts communication skills training, coaching and conflict intervention.
Dr. Folger has published extensively in the area of communication, conflict and mediation. His recent books include the award-winning volumes Working through Conflict: Strategies for Relationships, Groups and Organizations, 3rd Edition (with S. Poole and R.K. Stutman) and The Promise of Mediation: Responding to Conflict through Empowerment and Recognition (with R.A.B. Bush). He has also published numerous research articles.