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AudioBlog: Speed Dialogue With Beth Katz of Project Interfaith

by Jeff Thompson
July 2011

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Jeff Thompson

Join host Jeff Thompson and Beth Katz, founder and executive director of Project Interfaith- an organization dedicated to raising respect, awareness and understanding between people of all faiths.

Beth shares with us a unique program Project Interfaith recently offered for the first time- Speed Dialogue. Based on the concept of speed dating, Beth describes how it was designed, the intentions and the results of the program which is geared towards young adults.


[Read more about Speed Dialogue HERE]

[Learn more about Project Interfaith HERE]

[Follow Beth on Twitter HERE & Project Interfaith HERE]


Enjoy!


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Biography


Jeff Thompson, Ph.D., is a professor at Lipscomb University, researcher, mediator, and trainer. He is also involved in crisis and hostage negotiation as well as a law enforcement detective. His research includes law enforcement crisis and hostage negotiation in terrorist incidents. He received his doctorate from Griffith University Law School having researched the impact nonverbal communication has in conflict situations with respect to developing rapport, building trust, and displaying professionalism.

Dr. Thompson has presented and trained on the topic of conflict, mediation, (crisis and hostage) negotiation, communication and nonverbal communication internationally for a variety of audiences including police personnel, government officials, judges, attorneys, physicians, sales people, business professionals, and both graduate and undergraduate students. He has also been published in numerous professional and academic publications.

He is the co-chair of ACR's national Crisis Negotiation Section, and he is an ad-hoc reviewer for multiple academic journals. He received his MS in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from the Werner Institute, Creighton University School of Law.

(All posts by Jeff Thompson represent his personal reflections and opinions and not that of any organization.)



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