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Isabel Phillips

Isabel Phillips

Division: Peace Studies


Nationality: British

Research interests: Conflict, Negotiation, Mediation, Radical Disagreement

PhD Title: A comparison of the theory and practice of mediation in civil-commercial and socio-political conflict


Tom Woodhouse; Caroline Hughes




Conflict Research Society

Institute of Mathematics and its Applications


  • Testing the concept of radical disagreement: Civil-Commercial Conflict; Conflict Research Society Conference Papers 2013
  • Ethno-political and Civil-commercial Conflict: Bridging the Discourse; Conflict Research Society Conference Papers 2012
  • Heuristics and Bias in Mediation; Institute of Mathematics and its Applications Conference Papers 2010
  • Conflict management skills: Transferring theoretical concepts into practice Conflict and Complexity II: Conflict Research Society conference papers 2009
  • The Joy of Negotiation: How to persuade clients to negotiate Solutions: Dispute resolution magazine of the Law Society, Issue 13, February 2009

Professional Activities:

  • Conflict Specialist and Mediator
  • CEDR Training Faculty
  • Part-time lecturer at the University of Bradford SISS and University of Westminster Law School
  • Conflict consultancy work with IGOs and commercial organisations
  • Council member of the Conflict Research Society