Herbert C. Kelman

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Attitudes, conflict resolution, culture/ethnicity, intergroup relationss, political psychology
"Herbert Kelman"

HERBERT C. KELMAN is the Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics, Emeritus, at Harvard University and was (from 1993 to 2003) Director of the Program on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Harvard's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Yale University in 1951. He is past president of the International Studies Association, the International Society of Political Psychology, the Interamerican Society of Psychology, and several other professional associations. He is recipient of many awards, including the Socio-Psychological Prize of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1956), the Kurt Lewin Memorial award (1973), the American Psychological Association's Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (1981), the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order (1997), and the Austrian Medal of Honor for Science and Art First Class (1998). His major publications include International Behavior: A Social-Psychological Analysis (editor; 1965), A Time to Speak: On Human Values and Social Research (1968), and Crimes of Obedience: Toward a Social Psychology of Authority and Responsibility (with V. Lee Hamilton; 1989). He has been engaged for many years in the development of interactive problem solving, an unofficial third party approach to the resolution of international and intercommunal conflicts, and in its application to the Arab-Israeli conflict, with special emphasis on its Israeli-Palestinian component.
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Kelman HC. (2015) The development of interactive problem solving: In John Burton's footsteps Political Psychology. 36: 243-262
Kelman HC. (2012) Social Psychology and The Study of Peace: Personal Reflections The Oxford Handbook of Intergroup Conflict
Reykowski J, Cisłak A. (2011) Socio-psychological approaches to conflict resolution Intergroup Conflicts and Their Resolution: a Social Psychological Perspective. 241-266
Kelman HC. (2011) A One-Country/Two-State Solution To the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Middle East Policy. 18: 27-41
Kelman HC. (2010) Interactive problem solving: Changing political culture in the pursuit of conflict resolution Peace and Conflict. 16: 389-413
Kelman HC. (2010) Looking back at my work on conflict resolution in the middle east Peace and Conflict. 16: 361-387
Kelman HC. (2009) Bridging Individual and Social Change in International Conflict: Contextual Social Psychology in Action Improving Intergroup Relations: Building On the Legacy of Thomas F. Pettigrew. 244-261
Kelman HC. (2008) Reconciliation From a Social-Psychological Perspective The Social Psychology of Intergroup Reconciliation
Kelman HC. (2008) Evaluating the contributions of interactive problem solving to the resolution of ethnonational conflicts Peace and Conflict. 14: 29-60
Kelman HC. (2008) Conflict Images, National Narratives, and External Realities American Psychologist. 63: 280-282
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