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How to Manage Everyday Conflict Situations


MISSION:  Develop Total Force Airmen with Adaptive Conflict Transformation, Negotiation, and Mediation skills to dominate in globally integrated war during an era of disruptive change.

VISION: To be the premier DoD research and education activity regarding conflict transformation, negotiation, mediation, and dispute resolution. 
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Meet Our Director!

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Thomas Matyók, Ph.D. is Director of the Air Force Negotiation Center and Associate Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Air University. Tom has been professionally involved in conflict resolution as a mediator, negotiator, facilitator, trainer, executive and conflict coach, dispute systems designer, researcher, and professor. He has consulted for private, civic, military, religious, and community organizations. Dr. Matyók has been interviewed for radio and television regarding international conflicts and national security issues. He has negotiated significant international agreements and has been recognized for his abilities by the United States Coast Guard and United States Army as well as national and international human rights organizations.