“I love working in this field because I have witnessed the devastating effects unattended conflict can have on individuals, know that there is a great need for people skilled in communication and dispute resolution, and recognize that learning how to be a better communicator and knowing how to address conflict can positively affect my life and the lives of those around me.”

Noah Shaw has a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communication from Pepperdine University and is currently earning his Masters in Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. Noah has experience in mediating conflict and responding to crisis situations in his previous role as an Assistant Resident Director at Pepperdine. Noah has also worked with The Walt Disney Company as part of their Parks, Experiences, and Products division, assisting with labor relations negotiations, arbitrations, grievances, and labor relations research. In his role as Peace Operations Assistant, Noah assists the PPS staff in establishing and maintaining various aspects of peacemaking operations. Noah additionally is a Research Writer for PPS, examining the latest dispute resolution research and applying it to both content distribution and PPS’ best practices.