The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Our Mission

Our Mission
At S-CAR, faculty and students are committed to the development of theory, research, and practice that interrupt cycles of violence.  S-CAR is a Commonwealth Center for Excellence, recognized for its leadership in the field and its world-renowned faculty.
November 03, 2014 
 The subfield of peace and conflict studies known as peacebuilding is still relatively young. Although established in the literature by peace studies pioneer Johan Galtung in 1975...
Journal Article: Conflict Trends
September 29, 2014 
Negotiation research, drawing on rational choice theory, provides a wealth of findings about how people negotiate successfully, as well as descriptions of some of the many pitfalls...
November 21, 2014  
Only two years after George Mason launched the Global Problem Solving Consortium, the university is being honored on a national scale for tackling some of the world’s most pressin...
November 20, 2014  
Faculty members of George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution were joined by graduates of the school, some now teaching in South America, for  a we...
November 16, 2014  
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Battle lines are being drawn as US President Barack Obama says he is prepared to go it alone on immigration reform.Republicans are warning they willl "fight him tooth and nail"...
Video: Inside Story
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