Dudley D. CahnDudley D. Cahn, Ph.D., is a professor of communication at the State University of New York, College at New Paltz. He is certified by the state of New York as a mediator at the Ulster County community mediation center in New Paltz and at the Family Court in Kingston, NY. The author of Letting Go: A Practical Theory of Relationship Disengagement and Reengagement, he is coauthor of Communication in Interpersonal Relationships, and editor of Intimates in Conflict: A Communication Perspective. Named a distinguished lecturer at an international communication convention in Norwich, England and a distinguished scholar by the Yugoslav Center for Post Graduate Studies in Dubrovnik, Dr. Cahn received recognition as a Fulbright Scholar in 1987. He is a member of the International Association for Conflict Management and the International Network on Personal Relationships.