Tim Hicks


Tim is a conflict management professional with In-Accord, who provides mediation, facilitation, professional coaching, and consulting to individuals and organizations in the private and public arenas since 1993. At its core, his work aims to help those he works with to communicate more effectively in order to solve problems, make decisions, and build or restore relationships.

From 2006 to 2014, he led the Master’s degree program in Conflict and Dispute Resolution at the University of Oregon to a position of national prominence as its first director. In that position, he taught a number of graduate-level conflict resolution courses. He works from his office in Eugene, Oregon. He continues to teach and present nationally and internationally. He is an adjunct professor at Endicott College teaching conflict and its resolution. Prior to his conflict management career, he and his wife started and managed two successful businesses, one that grew to 150+ employees over the course of seven years.

Tim is co-author of The Process of Business/Environmental Collaborations: Partnering for Sustainability (Quorum Books, May 2000), a text on collaborative partnerships to resolve environmental disputes between corporations and environmental organizations, author of Barriers to the Use of Mediation in Environmental Disputes (Antioch, 1997), and author of Embodied Conflict: the neural basis of conflict and communication (Routledge, 2018).

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