Dan Griffith

Adjunct Faculty

(812) 855-7980
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Curriculum Vitae


  • J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 1990
  • B.A., DePauw University, 1983


  • V435 Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution


Daniel Griffith is director of Conflict Resolution and Dialogue Programs at IUPUI and directs initiatives focused on facilitating dialogues, public forums and other communication processes involving issues of social justice and civil discourse.  An attorney and registered civil mediator, he specializes in mediating employment, management and higher education disputes and training lawyers, HR professionals, and managers in mediation, negotiation, communication, and dialogue skills.  He also provides training and consultation on diversity, HR, leadership, and conflict management issues for non-profits, colleges and universities, government agencies, businesses, and professional associations.

Griffith teaches Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution for the Indiana University O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He also teaches a course in mediation practice for the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.  He previously taught graduate and undergraduate courses at IUPUI in organizational leadership, conflict management, human resources, and diversity.

Griffith is principal author of The Conflict Survival Kit: Tools for Resolving Conflict at Work (2nd ed.), and co-author of The Supervisor’s Survival Kit (11th ed.), both published by Pearson Education, Inc.  He also writes monthly articles on workplace topics for HigherEdJobs.com, an on-line job and recruitment source. He holds a BA degree in English from DePauw University and a JD degree from the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law.