Topic of Discussion: Managing Conflict Effectively
Topics of the discussion will include:
The Psychology of Conflict, Cognitive Traps and Conflict Styles
Making Difficult Conversations Productive
Letting Go of Conflict
Professor Melissa Nelken is Emerita Honorable Raymond Sullivan Professor of Law at University of California Hastings College of the Law. She attended Brandeis University, Harvard University and the University of Michigan. She cofounded and is Faculty Chair of the UC Hastings Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution. Melissa is the author and coauthor of books and articles on negotiation, and has taught both trial advocacy and negotiation in continuing legal education programs around the country. A practicing psychoanalyst for over 20 years, she has also written on attorney sanctions and on the psychotherapist-patient privilege in federal court.