Marina V. VISHNIAKOVA is the dean
of the geography and regional policy departments at the University of Russia's
Academy of Education, where she aims to promote good educational management
based on non-conflict decisions. In addition, for four years she has been
holding seminars throughout Russia on how to successfully coordinate
non-conflict resolutions of different groups of people. Her research interests
concern the challenge of optimal coordination of people with different mental
profiles in the same environment.