Robyn Short

Adjunct Instructor

Department of Dispute Resolution and Counseling


6401 Airline Rd, Suite 201
Dallas, TX 75205


An international speaker, peace-building trainer and mediator with expertise in restorative justice and transformative mediation models, Robyn Short works with individuals, corporations and nonprofit organizations in discovering the root causes of their conflicts, so they may transform their relationships and create new and productive paths forward individually and as teams. She also works with community leaders and political and governmental leaders to develop grassroots efforts for building sustainable peace in areas of historic conflict. In this capacity, she has been featured in news outlets internationally.

Robyn currently serves on Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s advisory board for the Women of the World for World Peace conference. She is the author of three books and the founder and publisher of GoodMedia Press, an independent publishing house that’s mission is to actively and passionately promote peace and social justice through the written word.

In addition to her mediation and conflict training practice, Robyn teaches leadership and negotiation classes for the Master of Leadership and Negotiation at Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts and has guest lectured at Pepperdine University and Creighton University.

Robyn is currently a Liberal Studies doctoral candidate at Southern Methodist University. She holds a Master in Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution from Southern Methodist University and a Master of Liberal Studies from Southern Methodist University with a focus in 15th century European history. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Auburn University.