Awarded for Distinguished Service to expanding knowledge in the field of Conflict Resolution as Presented by The Association for Conflict Resolution’s Education, Research and Training Section
Established in 2007 by the Education Section of the Association of Conflict Resolution (ACR), the William J. Kreidler Award is given to a person who has engaged in education, research, teaching or writing and whose work has advanced the field of conflict resolution.
If you would like to nominate someone who you feel deserves this special acknowledgment, please complete the contact form (here on the right) with your name and email, that you are nominating for The William J. Kreidler Award, the name and contact information of the individual that you are nominating, the contribution that they have made and the reasons for making your nomination.
Eligibility: Educators, trainers, researchers, authors, and scholars in the field of conflict resolution. Awards may go to an individual or a partnership team (see award details).
Contribution: By contribution, we mean "a form of education, training, research, teaching, or writing that results in individual ability, group capacity, or public knowledge of conflict resolution."
1. The contribution benefits the knowledge, skills, or aptitude of individuals, schools, communities, society and/or association for conflict resolution;
2. The contribution is created and sustained through use by practitioners, schools, associations, and communities;
3. The contribution is communicated through publication, academic presentation, community presentation and/or public use; and
4. The contribution creates, applies, or studies conflict resolution methods or processes and their impacts.
Number of Awards: One
Application Opens: January 01, 2023
Nomination Due: August 01, 2023 Midnight
Announcement Date: August 14, 2023
Presentation Date: October 5, 2023 at the President's Luncheon
The 2023 ACR Annual Conference will be held at the Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University in Arlington, VA from October 4-October 6, 2023. This year's conference theme is "Conflict Resolution: Collaboration the New Normal?".
For more information, please download the Award Outline in the link below. To submit a nomination or if you have any questions, complete the contact form found on this page.
The ACR Education, Research and Training Section