Conflict Resolution Quarterly publishes scholarship on relationships between theory, research, and practice in the conflict resolution and ADR fields. Conflict Resolution Quarterly is sponsored by the Association for Conflict Resolution.
Submissions are on these or related topics are welcome year-round:
Discussion of a variety of third party conflict resolution practices including dialogue, facilitation, facilitated negotiation, mediation, regulatory negotiations, fact-finding, conflict coaching, diplomacy, and arbitration at the local, national or international levels.
Analyses of disputant and third party behavior, preference, and reaction to conflict situations and conflict management processes.
Consideration of conflict processes in a variety of conflict contexts including family, organizational, community, court, health care, commercial, international, and educational contexts.
Sensitivity to relational, social, and cultural contexts that define and impact conflict.
Interdisciplinary analyses of conflict resolution and scholarship providing insights applicable across conflict resolution contexts.
Discussion of conflict resolution training and education processes, program development, and program evaluation and impact for programs focusing on the development of more competent conflict resolution in educational, organizational, community, or professional contexts.
Examinations of the fields and subfields of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and conflict resolution, including the current state of knowledge, current and future trends.
Research examining the work of peacemakers and conflict resolution experts locally, nationally and internationally.
Needs assessments examining areas of unmet need for the community of conflict resolution practitioners or related groups.
Research detailing best practices for third party neutrals or others involved in ADR and conflict resolution work.
All articles should reflect an understanding of previous discussions in the literature on the chosen question (a literature review), include a 100 word abstract, and range from 2500 to 7500 words in length. CRQ uses a double-blind peer review process to assure fair and equal access to all authors.