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Jennifer Maxwell

Associate Professor

Ph.D. Social Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, 1985

Jennifer Maxwell has taught conflict theory and intervention skills at Kent State University since 1983. In 1996, Dr. Maxwell established the Dissociated Coercion Project, the CACM applied research and community service project addressing the manifestations of dissociated coercion (the juxtaposition of trust and violation in interpersonal relationships); the effects of trauma on victims of violence; posttraumatic stress disorder; intervention strategies for survivors; increasing the effectiveness of violence prevention education; and ramifications for the field of conflict management and mediation. Dr. Maxwell has developed training programs and curricula for business, law, education, government, and human service professionals, and for non-profit community organizations. She is a trained mediator and arbitrator, a certified teacher in Social Studies (7-12) and Art (N-12), and a licensed social worker. She is also a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress--Diplomate, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.

Jennifer Maxwell
Center for Applied Conflict Management
Department of Political Science
TR 10:30-11:00 am, 12:15-12:45 pm,
TR 5:00 –6:30 pm; and by appt.
Phone: 330-672-3143
Fax: 330-672-3362