Emily de Schweinitz Taylor is a certified mediator, conflict coach, author, and mother of five teenagers. In 2021, she transitioned from serving as the assistant director of Brigham Young University (BYU) Law’s Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution to pursue a PhD in developmental psychology. She holds master’s degrees from the University of Chicago (international policy) and the University of Denver (conflict resolution).
In 2017, she published her first book entitled, Raising Mediators: How Smart Parents Use Mediation to Transform Sibling Conflict and Empower Their Children. In 2021, Emily published her second book: Conflict Fluent: Mastering the Five Conflict Approaches. Both books are available for purchase on Amazon.
Emily is a regular guest on BYU Radio's Lisa Show and presents on conflict resolution topics regularly to non-profits, university, corporate, and other organizational audiences. She enjoys participating as vice-chair on the Schweinitz Family Board in Germany and serves as board secretary for the University of Chicago MAPSS Alumni Board.