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Benjamin Broome

Benjamin.Broome@asu.edu

Professor
Hugh Downs School Of Comm
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Mail Code: 1205

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Bio

Benjamin J. Broome is Professor in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University (ASU), where he teaches courses in intercultural communication, group facilitation, and conflict resolution. His research focuses on the third-party role in facilitating dialogue in intercultural conflicts. His publications have appeared in journals such as International Negotiation, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Human Communication Research, Management Communication Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Social Psychology, International Journal of Conflict Management, Small Group Research, American Indian Quarterly, and Communication Education. He has been involved with peacebuilding efforts in Cyprus since 1994, working closely with groups of Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots in conflict resolution, problem solving, and interactive design. In addition to his work in Cyprus, he has facilitated workshops with a number of government agencies, business organizations, professional associations, educational institutions, Native American Tribes, and community groups in the United States, Europe, and Mexico.

Research Interests

Intercultural Communication, Conflict Resolution, Third-Party Facilitation, Interactive Design and Problem Solving, Peace Building, Dialogue, Eastern Mediterranean (Greece, Cyprus, Turkey)

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 263 Elements Intercultural Comm
COM 494 Special Topics
COM 799 Dissertation

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 263 Elements Intercultural Comm
COM 691 Seminar
COM 792 Research
COM 799 Dissertation

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 799 Dissertation

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 263 Elements Intercultural Comm
COM 494 Special Topics
COM 593 Applied Project
COM 792 Research
COM 799 Dissertation

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 263 Elements Intercultural Comm
COM 463 Intercultural Comm Theory/Rsch
COM 599 Thesis
COM 792 Research
COM 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 463 Intercultural Comm Theory/Rsch
COM 599 Thesis
COM 690 Reading and Conference
COM 691 Seminar
COM 792 Research
COM 799 Dissertation

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 463 Intercultural Comm Theory/Rsch
COM 494 Special Topics
COM 792 Research
COM 799 Dissertation

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 463 Intercultural Comm Theory/Rsch
COM 494 Special Topics
COM 792 Research
COM 799 Dissertation

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 463 Intercultural Comm Theory/Rsch
COM 691 Seminar

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 100 Intro to Human Communication
COM 463 Intercultural Comm Theory/Rsch

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Anastasiou, H. & Broome, B. J.. Nationalism. Encyclopedia of Identity. Sage (2010).

  2. Little, B. & Broome, B. J.. Diaspora. Encyclopedia of Identity. Sage (2010).

  3. Broome, Benjamin J. Dialogue Theories. Encyclopedia of Communication Theory, edited by Steven Littlejohn and Karen Foss. Sage (2009).

  4. Broome, Benjamin J. Peace Theories. Encyclopedia of Communication Theory, edited by Steven Littlejohn and Karen Foss. Sage (2009).

  5. Book chapter: Benjamin J. Broome. Building Relational Empathy Through an Interactive Design Process. A Handbook of Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Routledge (2009).

  6. Book chapter: Broome, Benjamin J (Author) . Applications of Interactive Design Methodologies in Protracted Conflict Situations. Facilitating group communication in context: Innovations and applications with natural groups. Hampton Press (2006).

  7. Book chapter: Broome, Benjamin J (Author) . The Role of Bi-communal Activities in Building Peace in Cyprus. Cyprus in the Modern World. La Trobe University Press (2006).

  8. Book chapter: Broome, Benjamin J (Author) ,Jakobsson Hatay, Ann Sofi (Author) . Building Peace in Divided Societies: The Role of Intergroup Dialogue. Handbook of Conflict Communication. Sage (2006).

  9. Benjamin Broome, Christopher Carey, Sarah Amira De La Garza, Judith Martin, Richard Morris. In the Thick of Things: A Dialogue about the Activist Turn in Intercultural Communication. International and Intercultural Communication Annual (2005).

  10. Broome, Benjamin J. Building Bridges Across the Green Line: A Guide to Intercultural Communication in Cyprus. United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS) (2005).

  11. Benjamin Broome. Reaching Across the Dividing Line: Building a Collective Vision for Peace in Cyprus. International Journal of Peace Research (2004).

  12. Book chapter: Broome, Benjamin J (Author) . Building a Shared Future Across the Divide: Identity and Conflict in Cyprus. Communicating Ethnic and Cultural Identity. Rowman and Littlefield (2004).

  13. Benjamin Broome. Responding to the challenges of third-party facilitation: Reflections of a scholar-practitioner in the Cyprus conflict. Journal of Intergroup Relations (2003).

  14. B Allen, Benjamin Broome, T Jones, V Chen, M Collier. Intercultural alliances: A Cyberdialogue among scholar-practitioners. International and Intercultural Communication Annual (2002).

  15. Benjamin Broome, J Murray. Improving Third-Party Decisions: A Cyprus Case Study. Negotiation Journal (2002).

  16. Benjamin Broome, Sara DeTurk, Erla Kristjansdottir, Tamie Kanata, Puvana Ganesan. Giving Voice to Diversity: An Interactive Approach to Conflict Management and Decision-Making in Culturally Diverse Work Environments. Journal of Business and Management (2002).

  17. Book chapter: Allen, B J (Author) ,Broome, Benjamin J (Author) ,Jones, T (Author) ,Chen, V (Author) ,Collier, M J (Author) . Intercultural alliances: A Cyberdialogue among scholar-practitioners. International and Intercultural Communication Annual. Sage (2002).

  18. Benjamin Broome. Participatory Planning and Design in a Protracted Conflict Situation: Applications with Citizen Peace-Building Groups in Cyprus. Systems Research and Behavioral Science (2001).

  19. Ladonna Harris, Stephen Sachs, Benjamin Broome. Wisdom of the People: Potential and Pitfalls in Efforts by the Comanches to Recreate Traditional Ways of Building Consensus. The American Indian Quarterly (2001).

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Presentations

  1. Broome, Benjamin J. Groups Dynamics and Applied Systems Science: Theory and Applications of Interactive Design Process. National University of Ireland, Galway. (Jun 2011).
  2. Broome, Benjamin Overcoming Discouragement: How Can Bridge Builders Recover When Hopes Are Dashed? --> presented on the panel titled Building Bridges across Ethnic Boundaries: Reflections on Interethnic Communication and Community Building, in the Peace and Conflict Communication Division. Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, San Francisco. (Nov 2010).
  3. Broome, Benjamin Opening Communication Pathways in Protracted Conflict: From Tragedy to Dialogue in Cyprus --> presented on panel titled "Building Bridges through International and Intercultural Communication Activism Scholarship: Struggling for Social Change and Justice amidst Difference", International and Intercultural Communication Division. Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, San Francisco. (Nov 2010).
  4. Benjamin Broome and Mary Jane Collier NCA mini-conference to Lynn Turner, Program Planner for San Francisco Convention: "Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation as Cultural Bridgework". Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, November 2011. (Nov 2010).
  5. Broome, Benjamin J. "The Prevention and Amelioration of Ethnic, Racial, and Other Conflicts Involving Differences in Organizational and Societal Contexts",. National Communication Association Annual Meeting, San Diego (Nov, 2008). (Nov 2008).
  6. Broome, Benjamin J. "Facilitating Sustainable Dialogue in Intercultural Conflict". University of Arizona Culture & Language Conference, Tucson. (Oct 2008).
  7. Broome, Benjamin J. 'The importance of civil society peace building work on the Cyprus conflict - from past to present'. Civil Society Forum, United Nations Development Program, Nicosia, Cyprus (Jun 2008). (Jun 2008).
  8. Broome, Benjamin J. "Sustainable Dialogue: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Building Consensus in Conflict,". Presentation at Sabanci University, Istanbul (May 2008). (May 2008).
  9. Broome, Benjamin J. Peacebuilding in Cyprus: The Role of Facilitated Dialogue.". Arizona Council for the Social Studies Spring Workshop at Desert Vista High School. (Apr 2008).
  10. Broome, Benjamin Shaping the Future Through Dialogue. University of Queensland Seminar Series. (Oct 2007).
  11. Broome, Benjamin Intercommunal Dialogue in Cyprus: Challenges and Possibilities. LaTrobe University Conference, Cyprus in Transition. (Oct 2007).
  12. Broome, Benjamin Historical Overview of Bi-Communal Activities in Cyprus. Cyprus Symposium. (Apr 2007).
  13. Broome, Benjamin In the Thick of Things Part II: A dialogue exploring the “activist turn” in intercultural communication. Western States Communication Association annual meeting. (Feb 2007).
  14. Broome, Benjamin Observations on ASU's Difficult Dialogues Program. Ford Foundation's Western Regional Difficult Dialogues Conference. (Feb 2007).
  15. Broome, Benjamin Building Community Through Structured Dialogue in Interethnic Conflict Situations. National Communication Association Annual Meeting. (Nov 2006).
  16. Broome, Benjamin Searching for Contemplative Spaces in the Academy. University of Queensland Seminar Series. (Nov 2005).
  17. Broome, Benjamin Third Party Facilitation in Intercultural Conflicts. University of Queensland Seminar Series. (Oct 2005).
  18. Broome, Benjamin An Interactive Design Process for Working with Groups Facing Complex Problem Issues. University of Queensland Seminar Series. (Oct 2005).
  19. Broome, Benjamin Building Links Across the Dividing Line: An Overview of Peacebuilding Efforts in the Eastern Mediterranean Island of Cyprus. University of Queensland Seminar Series. (Oct 2005).
  20. Broome, Benjamin Design Methodologies in Intercultural Conflicts. University of Queensland Seminar Series. (Oct 2005).
  21. Broome, Benjamin Keys to Successful Third-Party Facilitation. Indonesian Scholar Program. (Mar 2005).
  22. Broome, Benjamin The Role of Dialogue in Protracted Conflict Situations: Lessons from Cyprus. Western States Communication Association Annual Meeting. (Feb 2005).
  23. Broome, Benjamin From the Other Side of the Lectern: Uncovering Students' Perceptions of Diversity. Western States Communication Association Annual Meeting. (Feb 2005).
  24. Broome, Benjamin Citizen Peace-Building Activities in Cyprus: An Examination of Their Contributions and Their Effectiveness. Sabanci Univeristy Visiting Scholar Lecture. (Jan 2005).
  25. Broome, Benjamin Intersections: Intercultural Communication and International Relations. Annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago. (Nov 2004).
  26. Broome, Benjamin Moving Forward/Looking Back: The Contributions of Communication Research to the Field of Peace and Conflict. Annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago. (Nov 2004).
  27. Broome, Benjamin Overview of Peace-Building Activities in Cyprus. Public presentation at University of Arizona, Center for Middle Eastern Studies. (May 2004).
  28. Broome, Benjamin Reflections of a Third-Party Facilitator in Protracted Conflicts. Brown-Bag Presentation to Hugh Downs School of Human Coommunication. (Apr 2004).
  29. Broome, Benjamin, De la Garza, S, Martin, J Beyond Application: A Call for Social Activism in Culture and Communication Research. Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, Miami, Florida. (Nov 2003).
  30. Broome, Benjamin, Stucky, Luzdy Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation. CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION IN ARIZONA: ACADEMICS & PRACTITIONERS IN DIALOGUE. (Nov 2003).
  31. Broome, Benjamin Citizen Peace-Building Efforts in Cyprus. Annual meeting of the Western Communication Western Communication Association, Salt Lake Citiy, Utah. (Feb 2003).
  32. Broome, Benjamin, DeTurk, S, Kristjansdottir, E, Kanata, T, Ganesan, P Giving Voice to Diversity: An Interactive Approach to Conflict Management and Decision-Making in Culturally Diverse Work Environments. Annual meeting of the National Communication Association, New Orleans. (Nov 2002).
  33. Broome, Benjamin Communication in Action: International and Intercultural Communication Consulting. Annual meeting of the National Communication Association, New Orleans. (Nov 2002).
  34. Broome, Benjamin Symposium: The Cyprus Problem. Annual Conference of the International Association of Conflict Management, Park City, Utah. (Jun 2002).
  35. Broome, Benjamin Round Table Discussion - Topic: The Annan Plan and Future Prospects for Cyprus. LaTrobe University Conference, Cyprus in Transition.
  36. Broome, Benjamin Intergroup Dialogue in Cyprus. Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Arizona, K-12 Workshop.
  37. Broome, Benjamin Intergroup Dialogue in Cyprus. Sabanci University.
  38. Broome, Benjamin Intergroup Dialogue in Cyprus: Examining the Past and Exploring Prospects for the Future. Global Technology and Development (GTD) Program Lecture Series.
  39. Broome, Benjamin Conflict Resolution and Civil Society in Cyprus: Contributions, Limitations, and Prospects for the Future. Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Arizona, Teacher Training.
  40. Broome, Benjamin Intercultural Dialogue. Sabanci University conference: "EU-Turkey: Cultures in Conflict?".

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Neuberg,Steven Laurence * , Broome,Benjamin J , Millsap,Roger E , Schaefer,David , Schober,Juliane S , Taylor,Thomas J , Thomas,George , Warner,Carolyn , Winkelman,Michael James , . AOC-The Dynamics of Religion and Conflict: A Multidisciplinary, Emperical Approach. NSF-SBE (1/1/2008 - 12/31/2011).
  2. Cady,Linell E * , Broome,Benjamin J , Carlson,John , Fessenden,Tracy , Saenz,Delia Sonia , Umar,Muhammad Sani , . Teaching and Talking About Religion in Public: A Proposal to Develop an Innovative Undergraduate Curriculum and Certificate Program in Religion and. FORD FDN (3/1/2006 - 2/29/2008).
  3. Broome,Benjamin J * . Social Work Summit on End-of-Life Care. COLUMBIA UNIV (5/1/2005 - 9/30/2005).
  4. Broome,Benjamin J * . SOCIAL WORK SUMMIT ON END-OF-LIFE CARE. OPEN SOCIETY INST. (3/1/2002 - 6/15/2002).
  5. Broome,Benjamin J * . FROM SEPARATION TO COLLABORATION: KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL COOPERATION ON JOINT PROJECTS IN CYPRUS AND BETWEEN GREECE AND TURKEY. UNITED NATIONS (6/18/2001 - 11/30/2002).
  6. Broome,Benjamin J * . TRISERVICE NURSING RESEARCH PROGRAM WORKSHOP. JACKSON (HENRY M) FDN (1/1/2000 - 4/15/2000).

* principal investigator

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