Dr. Charlene Berquist

As Director of the Center for Dispute Resolution and Professor of Communication, Dr. Charlene Berquist brings the public affairs mission to life through her visionary leadership, community collaborations, innovative programs and dedication to student success.  Her programs in adult and juvenile restorative justice services, as well as mediation training programs through the Center, have brought national recognition to Missouri State University and Greene County.  She has mentored future leaders and instilled the tenants of public affairs to an entire generation of conflict resolution providers.