The Center for Dispute Resolution


Thank you for visiting the Center for Dispute Resolution website. The Center’s mission and programs are currently under review. If you have questions about the Center or its programs please contact the Communication Department at 417-836-4423. If you are interested in mediation training, please visit Communication and Conflict Management AssociatesAll undergraduate and graduate certificate programs are operating normally; please reach out to the certificate advisor, Dr. Erin Wehrman, with any questions about certificate enrollment, advising, or general information:

CDR logoThe Center for Dispute Resolution (CDR) is an organization located in the Department of Communication and the Judith Enyeart Reynolds College of Arts and Letters at Missouri State University. The CDR provides education, resources, and services that give individuals, organizations, and communities the tools they need to productively communicate and manage conflicts. The CDR accomplishes this goal in several ways:

  • Administering academic programs in conflict management.

  • Supporting outreach efforts and community programs.

  • Offering training, workshop, and facilitation services.

  • Conducting research and supporting program development.

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