drissa kone profileDirector of the Doctor of Ministry Program

Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution & Ministry

He obtained his bachelor of arts in education in the Ivory Coast in 2007. He worked there as a teacher before moving to America later that year. Dr. Kone earned a Master of divinity at the Unification Theological Seminary (UTS) in 2012, and a master in conflict management and negotiation at Norwich University in 2014. He obtained a doctorate of ministry in peace and justice at UTS, focusing on transformational leadership and the effective management of cross-cultural conflict between communities.


  • D.Min., Unification Theological Seminary
  • MDY., Norwich University
  • MDiv., Unification Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Cocody University Ivory Coast



  • http://accolades.norwich.edu/ 06/2018/ Can Diplomatic Communication Effectively Address Cultural Diversity Issues Between the U.S. and the Muslim World?
  • https://appliedunificationism.com/2018/01/08


Cultural Diversity and Conflict Transformation

Spiritual Mentoring

Clergy Assessment and Career Development

Ecumenism and Interfaith