C. Kevin Coonrod is Ombudsperson for students, faculty, Administrative & Professional and staff members at Auburn University. He is a frequent speaker on conflict resolution topics, where he enjoys conveying his confidence in the ability of people to resolve their own conflicts through creativity and self-empowerment. Coonrod is a member of the International Ombudsman Association, the California Caucus of College and University Ombuds, and the Northwest Ombuds Group. He is a Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner and a member of the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster.
Coonrod comes to Auburn from the Pacific Northwest, where he received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington and his juris doctorate from the University of Idaho College of Law. Seminars and workshops he has presented include Working with High Conflict People, Understanding Bullying and Mobbing, The Art and Productive Capacity of Active Listening, and Identifying Underlying Interests: Tips from Nature, History and the Cinema.
Last Updated: May 16, 2018