Mediation Courses

Dickinson offers many courses in various departments that illuminate the dynamics and patterns of conflict and conflict resolution, and examine details of particular historical and contemporary conflicts. Courses to explore include:

  • ANTHROPOLOGY 215: Anthropology of Political and Legal Systems
  • ANTHROPOLOGY 336: Social Distinctions
  • LAW AND POLICY 230: Negotiation and Advocacy
  • LAW AND POLICY 250: Juvenile Justice
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT 230: International Organizational Behavior
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE 170: International Relations
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE 258: Human Rights
  • PSYCHOLOGY 450: Intergroup Relations and Cultural Psychology
  • RELIGION 260/SOCIOLOGY 230: Religion: Conflict, Violence and Peacemaking, Prof. Shalom Staub
  • SOCIOLOGY 230: Conflict and Conflict Resolution Studies, Prof. Shalom Staub
  • SOCIOLOGY 237: Global Inequality
  • SOCIOLOGY 270: Social Movements, Protest and Conflict

Be sure to look for courses on specific cultural regions which will address intra- and international conflict, such as:

  • HISTORY 119: South Asia: India and Pakistan
  • HISTORY 121: Middle East to 1750, Prof. David Commins
  • HISTORY 122: Middle East since 1750, Prof. David Commins
  • HISTORY 130: Latin American History I
  • HISTORY 131: Latin American History II
  • HISTORY 234: Europe: 1914-1945
  • HISTORY 248: The American Revolution
  • HISTORY 274: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid
  • HISTORY 288: Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HISTORY 371: The Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • HISTORY 376: The Holocaust
  • HISTORY 283: Latin American - US Relations, Prof. William Visser