The Center for Dispute Resolution

Thank you for visiting the Center for Dispute Resolution. The Center’s mission and programs are currently under review.

If you have questions about the Center or its programs, please contact Ms. Nora Cox from the Department of Communication, Media, Journalism and Film at 417-836-3132 or

If you are interested in mediation training, please visit Communication and Conflict Management Associates.

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, Media, Journalism and Film and the Reynolds College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities 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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