Tyler G. Olson ’23

Tyler Olson image with blue backgroundTyler G. Olson ’23 (GSLC, PhD) won the 2022 APSA Community College Faculty Award. Olson’s doctoral work focused on understanding how consciousness plays a role in leaders’ capacities to navigate conflict constructively during organizational change periods, specifically in higher education. Olson has also used his background in conflict resolution, dialogue processes, higher education, and leadership to manage and teach in an academic certificate program in the Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies program at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio.

Olson serves in leadership roles on the Racial Justice Committee, the Advancement of Women in Equity and Inclusion Taskforce, and the Sustained Dialogue Initiative. In addition to his work at the College, he is the founding partner of (re)Frame Conflict, LLC, an organization specializing in consulting and training on conflict resolution and transformation processes for organizations. His guiding values are social justice in his teaching and training.

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