Dr. Neil Katz
Over the past 40 years, Dr. Neil Katz has distinguished himself as an innovator, leader, teacher, scholar and highly successful practitioner in academia and in organizational consulting. Dr. Katz currently serves both as Professor and recent Chair of the 400 member graduate Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, and as Program Manager for Training and Organizational Development for the Executive Education Programs in the nationally renowned Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. After receiving his doctorate from the University of Maryland in 1974, Neil’s academic career at the Maxwell School included service as founder and director of the Program in Nonviolent Conflict and Change, founder and director of the Annual Summer Institute on Creative Conflict Resolution, co-founder and faculty supervisor for the Campus Mediation Center and the Conflict Resolution Consulting Group, co founder and associate director of the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts and associate professor of Social Science and Public Affairs.. In addition, Neil also is on the faculty of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse, McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and is President of his own consulting firm, Dr. Neil Katz & Associates.