Peter T. Coleman
- Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
- M.Phil., Teachers College, Columbia University
- B.A., University of Iowa
- The constructive use and abuse of social power
- Motivation dynamics and conflict
- Intractable conflict
- Injustice and conflict
- Moral emotions and conflict
- Polarized collective identity formation
- Culture and conflict
- Sustainable peace
Coleman, P. T. (Ed., Fall 2011). Conflict, Justice, and Interdependence: The Legacy of Morton Deutsch. Springer Books. Three authored chapters.
M. Deutsch, P. T. Coleman, & E. Marcus (Eds., Fall 2011) A Guiding Handbook for Conflict Resolution in The Arab World. New York: International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution Publications. (In Arabic).
Deutsch, M., & Coleman, P. T. (Eds., January, 2012). Psychology’s Contributions to Sustainable Peace. Springer Books. Three authored chapters.
Deutsch, M., Coleman, P. T., & Marcus, E. (Eds.) (2006).The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Coleman, P. T., Kugler, K. G., Bui-Wrzosinska, L., Nowak, A., and Vallacher. R. (forthcoming). Getting down to basics: A situated model of conflict in social relations. Negotiation Journal.
Vallacher, R., Coleman, P. T., Nowak, A., Bui-Wrzosinska, L. (2010).Rethinking intractable conflict: The perspective of dynamical systems. American Psychologist, 65 (4), 262-278.
Vallacher, R., Coleman, P. Nowak, A., Bui-Wrzosinska, L. (2010). Dynamical foundations of intractable conflict: Introduction to the special issue. Peace and Conflict: The Journal of Peace Psychology, 16(2), 113-125.
Coleman, P. T., Hacking, A., Stover, M., Fisher-Yoshida, B, and Nowak, A. (2008). Reconstructing ripeness I: A study of constructive engagement in protracted social conflicts. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 26(1), 3-42.
Coleman, P. T., Fisher-Yoshida, B., Stover, M., Hacking, A., and Bartoli, A. (2008). Reconstructing ripeness II: Models and methods for fostering constructive stakeholder engagement across protracted divides. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 26(1), 43-69.
Coleman, P. T. (2003). Characteristics of protracted, intractable conflict: Towards the development of a meta-framework - I. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 9(1), 1-37. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
ORLJ 5540: Proseminar in social and organizational psychology
Open only to qualified doctoral students in the behavioral or social sciences. Intensive readings and analysis of theories and research in social and organizational psychology and social structure.
ORLJ 6040: Fundamentals of cooperation, conflict resolution and mediation in different institutional contexts
Topics such as cooperation and competition, trust and suspicion, bargaining and negotiation as they relate to conflict resolution in various contexts.
ORLJ 6344: Research workgroup in social-organizational psychology: Conflict, justice, and cooperation
Permission required. Limited to doctoral students. Topics are announced in the preliminary and final course schedules distributed each semester.
ORLJ 6640: Social-organizational psychology colloquium
Permission required. For doctoral candidates only. Discussion of ongoing projects involving research and consultation.
Documents & Papers
Download: Peter Coleman CV 2011 [Word]
Centers and Projects