UMass Boston

Eben Weitzman

Confl Res, Hum Sec & Globl Gov
Associate Professor
Wheatley Hall Floor 04

Areas of Expertise

Organizational Conflict, Intra-group Conflict in Mediation, Cultural Differences in Attitudes toward Conflict, Effects of Cooperation and Competition on Small Group Processes, Computer-aided Data Analysis in Qualitative Research


PhD, Columbia University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Eben Weitzman is a social and organizational psychologist specializing in the study of conflict. His work focuses on conflict within and between groups, with emphases on organizational conflict, cross-cultural conflict, and intergroup relations. 

In addition to his teaching and research, Weitzman does conflict resolution, organizational development work, and dispute resolution systems design with a wide variety of individuals and organizations in both the public and private sectors. These have included organizations in human rights, health care, education, organized labor, government, law enforcement, social services, business, and the courts.

Associate Professor Weitzman also does extensive work on research methodology. He served as reviews editor for the journal, Field Methods from 1999 to 2006.  In addition, Weitzman served as grievance officer for the UMass Boston Faculty Staff Union from fall 2004 to spring 2008.