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Theodore JohnsonDr. Theodore (Ted) Johnson, is a professor in the Coexistence and Conflict MA program in the Heller School at Brandeis University where he teaches Dialogue and Mediation, Conflict and Development, Diversity and Coexistence and, Research Methodology. He has worked with communities in conflict in numerous countries including the US, South Africa, Cyprus, the Balkans and Iraq. He has conducted negotiation and mediation workshops for multi-national corporations as well as UN Agencies including WHO, World Bank, UNCTAD as well as for governments including the US, Canada, and Indonesia. He is a specialist in International Organizations and Cross-Cultural Communications.
Dr. Johnson earned a JD from Western State University, a Masters and PhD in International relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. In addition to teaching and consulting, he has written extensively on community mediation, international peacekeeping and cultural differences in organizations. He is on the Board Directors of the Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry in Boston and the New England Association of Conflict Resolution. He is also a member of the Gandhi-King Community for Social Justice. At Brandeis he serves on the Heller School Diversity Committee and the council for the Rabb School of Continuing Education. He has worked as a negotiation training consultant to Conflict Management Group and Mercy Corps in Cambridge MA and is a Senior Consultant to The Bridgeway Group, CMI International Group also in Cambridge MA. Prior to his international work, he was in private practice and then a Deputy District Attorney in Orange County California, an Arbitrator for the State Bar of California and a Judge Pro Tem in the Orange County Superior Court.