Collaborative Research Projects • Occasional Blog Contributor
An occasional contributor the Paradoxical Thoughts blog, Robert Stains, Jr. collaborates with the Center on research related to conflict transformation.
Bob Stains is Senior Vice President at the Public Conversations Project and active for years in its work of creating constructive conversations among opponents on issues of sexual orientation, religion, abortion, gender, social class and race. In addition, he trains other senior practitioners in the PCP approach and provides consultation to academic, civic and religious leaders. He consults to the Interpersonal Skills Component of the Harvard Negotiation Project at Harvard Law School, sits on the Board of Directors of The Democracy Imperative and serves as a Guest Scholar Practitioner for the Dialogue, Deliberation and Public Engagement Program at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA. He also maintains a private mediation, training and consulting practice in Danvers, MA.