Full Committee Hearing

Rethinking Congressional Culture: Lessons from the Fields of Organizational Psychology and Conflict Resolution


Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM Location: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building

Agenda


The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress will hold a hearing titled “Rethinking Congressional Culture: Lessons from the Fields of Organizational Psychology and Conflict Resolution,” on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. 

Witnesses: 

Kris Miler, an associate professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland who focuses on cooperation and conflict in the U.S. House through the lens of organizational psychology.

Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist and leading professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has been recognized as one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers and been listed in Fortune’s 40 under 40.

 

William Doherty, a co-founder of Braver Angels and the creator of the Braver Angels workshop approach to bridging political divides. He is a Professor and Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program in the Department of Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota. 

Amanda Ripley, an investigative journalist and a New York Times bestselling author. Her most recent book is High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out.

Access the full transcript of the hearing at the link below:

https://modernizecongress.house.gov/download/rethinking-congressional-culture_lessons--from-the-fields-of-organizational-psychology--and-conflict-resolution