Peter T. Coleman and Robert Ferguson

Peter Coleman is a professor of psychology and education at Teachers College and the Earth Institute at Columbia University and the Director of Columbia’s International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution. He is also a New York State certified mediator and experienced consultant whose clients include IBM, Citibank, The United Nations, The World Bank, and the US State Department. 

Robert Ferguson is a psychologist and executive coach who has provided consulting, conflict resolution, mediation, and leadership training to organizations such as Credit Suisse USA, Merrill Lynch, Ahlstrom, Kennametal, KBI Biopharma, and Aegon.

Together they are the authors of Making Conflict Work: Harnessing the Power of Disagreement (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014).