Robert Damato

Adjunct, School of Continuing & Professional Studies

Robert has been an adjunct faculty member of Manhattan College for 16 years, starting in 2002. He designed and taught Marketing for Business in the Adult Degree Completion Program from 2002 to 2008.

In 2008, he was asked to design and teach a course for Conflict Management. Robert has extensive experience in the field of Conflict Management, having created a department for a major utility in New York. He oversaw a team of Conflict Management professionals, designed and taught classes, and mediated over 200 cases of workplace conflict.

He currently teaches Conflict Management in Complex Adaptive Systems in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Robert's class is helpful to students preparing to becoming leaders in the business world, as it helps them understand what conflict is and does in themselves and others and also offers students practical on-hands knowledge of mediation techniques for the workplace.   

Education

B.S. Manahattan College, Organizational Development, 1999

M.S. Mercy College, Organizational Development, 2002

Courses Taught

PSLS 151: Conflict Management in Complex Adaptive Systems
  • PSLS 151: Conflict Management in Complex Adaptive Systems
  • Professional Experience and Memberships

    Member, NYSDRA, New York State Dispute Resolution Association

    2010, 2012 - Completed 30 Hour Mediation Certified Training, Queens County

    2016, 2017 - Completed 30 Hour Mediation Certified Training, Nassau County

  • Other

    Robert is Treasuer of the QSIDE Federal Credit Union Board of Directors, 2010 - Present.

    Robert is an active member in his church, Holy Spirit where he is a Lector and member of the church choir.

    Robert is also an active member of two community theater groups: New Hyde Park Players and St. Brigid's Players, where he has performed leads for musicals.