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John-Robert Curtin Ph.D

Crestview Hall 200A
Phone: (812) 941-2867


John-Robert Curtin, Ph.D. is a Senior Fellow and Executive Director of the 4Civility Institute, Louisville, Kentucky and 4Civility Institute, Dublin Ireland.  He is also a faculty member at the University of Louisville and at Indiana University and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in mediation, restorative justice, alternative dispute,  resolution, and business communications.  He is the author of On Civility: Restorative Reflections, (2020) Old Stone Press, and An Exploratory Study of Existing State Anti-Bullying Statutes, (2016), Lambert Academic Press and a contributing author to a two-volume set, “Workplace Bullying and Mobbing” ABC-CLIO, Inc., Santa Barbara, California, January 2018.  4Civility Institute provides mediation training, ombuds training, certifications, software reporting systems, restorative justice, and behavioral transition practice solutions to schools, businesses and organizations.  He has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution, restorative justice, education, training, and in anti-bullying efforts.  He also the founder of the Connected Learning Network, an education-based company, which has provided online services to over 120 schools, colleges, businesses and organizations worldwide.  In that capacity, he has been a sub-contractor to 8 European Commission funded projects and numerous U.S. Funded projects.  John-Robert is also known for his work in public television, as an Emmy award winning- producer and station president.  He has over 200 local, national and international programs to his credit.  His Ph.D. is from University of Louisville in Alternative Dispute Resolution.  He academic background also includes degrees in creative writing and oceanography.  He describes himself as a “serial social entrepreneur with and over-commitment addiction”.

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Major in Alternative Dispute Resolution/Interdisciplinary Program

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