The Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy welcomed guests from the Republic of Korea on November 17, 2022.  Dr. Chang Soo Choe of the NGO Capacity Building Program in the Prime Minister’s Office led a delegation that met with several professors as well as Bloustein’s Interim Dean Stuart Shapiro, who serves as Principal Investigator of the New Jersey State Policy Lab.

The meeting included presentations by Rutgers Professors William Dwyer and Lee Cronk. Professor Dwyer teaches Negotiation and Workplace Conflict Resolution within the School of Management and Labor Relations. Professor Cronk teaches anthropology and human evolutionary ecology in the Anthropology Department. Linda Stamato, Policy Fellow and Co-Director of the Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, provided background materials related to causes of conflict, conflict resolution processes, a framework for negotiation, effective negotiation techniques, and critical elements for achieving positive outcomes. Ms. Amy Cobb, Director of Engagement and Special Projects at Bloustein, welcomed our visitors for a productive exchange of ideas.