267x400 no photoAlicia Booker is a Ph.D. candidate at Nova Southeastern University’s Conflict Analysis and Resolution program. Her dissertation focuses on conflict analysis in corporate and academic settings. She has a passion helping people explore their options when faced with conflict and they feel stuck.

She has more than 15 years of experience in public speaking, executive coaching, conflict management, conflict resolution, and conflict reduction training.

Booker has received graduate certificates in executive coaching, conflict coaching, mediation, qualitative research, and advanced training on workplace collaboration. In addition to dispute resolution, Booker’s roots in investigative journalism and private investigation have equipped her with a critical interview and question-asking skills that are key to collaboration.

Booker earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, and a Masters of Arts in Dispute Resolution from Southern Methodist University (SMU). She is an Adjunct Faculty at SMU and has served as guest lecturer at Lipscomb University and Nova Southeastern University. She is an active member of the International Association of Facilitators, International Ombudsman Association, and the American Bar Association Ombudsman Committee.