Institute for Environmental Negotiation

Empowering communities to create shared solutions

Conflict Resolution & Public Participation Center of Expertise (CPCX)

(2013 - 2014) Frank Dukes, Director of the Institute for Environmental Negotiation (IEN), has spent this period working as a visiting scholar at the Conflict Resolution & Public Participation Center of Expertise (CPCX), Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Besides interacting periodically with agency staff about the range of issues that the Corps of Engineers addresses, Frank and graduate interns have also assisted with the following projects:

  • Developing the CPCX five-year strategic plan for 2014-2019;
  • Developing ways of evaluating the Corps’ collaborative capacity;
  • Writing and reviewing case studies and other materials.
  • Leading webinars on topics of interest to the Corps’ “Community of practice,” a group of nearly 400 staff for helping the Corps increase its collaborative capacity.