Peter T. Coleman




Peter T. Coleman is also a Member of the HumanDHS Research Team.
Peter T. Coleman is the Director of The Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (MD-ICCCR) and Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City. He holds a Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Social / Organizational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University and a B.A. in Communications from the University of Iowa. He has conducted research on social entitivity processes (ingroup/outgroup formation), gender discrimination in organizations, the mediation of inter-ethnic conflict, ripeness in intractable conflict, conflict resolution & difference, and on the conditions which foster the constructive use of social power.

Professor Coleman co-edited a book entitled The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice (2000), published by Jossey-Bass. Dr. Coleman has also authored many chapters and journal articles including: Coleman, P. T. & Lim, Y. Y. J. (2001), "A systematic approach to evaluating the effects of collaborative negotiation training on individuals and groups," in Negotiation Journal; Coleman, P. T. & Deutsch, M. (2001), "Introducing cooperation and conflict resolution into schools: A systems approach," in Christie, Wagner & Winter (Eds.) Peace, Conflict and Violence: Peace Psychology for the 21st Century; Coleman, P. T. (2000), "Fostering ripeness in seemingly intractable conflict: An experimental study," in International Journal of Conflict Management; and Coleman, P. T., (in press), "Implicit Theories of Organizational Power and Priming Effects on Managerial Power Sharing Decisions: An Experimental Study," in Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

Please see also Peter T. Coleman and Jennifer Goldman, Conflict and Humiliation, note prepared for the Workshop on Humiliation and Violent Conflict, Columbia University, New York, November 18-19, 2004.

Please see furthermore How Humiliation Fuels Intractable Conflict: The Effects of Emotional Roles on Recall and Reactions to Conflictual Encounters by Jennifer S. Goldman and Peter T. Coleman, work in progress, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2005.

Please see also A Theoretical Understanding of How Emotions Fuel Intractable Conflict: The Case of Humiliation by Jennifer S. Goldman and Peter T. Coleman (2005), paper prepared for Round Table 2 of the 2005 Workshop on Humiliation and Violent Conflict, Columbia University, New York, December 15-16, 2005.

See, furthermore, Deutsch, Morton, Coleman, Peter T. & Eric C. Marcus (Eds.), The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice. (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2006.