Greater Boston PON Network

PON is fortunate to be part of a broad network of faculty with a shared interest and expertise in negotiation and conflict management. Included in the Greater PON Faculty Network are lecturers and part-time faculty from PON’s consortium schools and faculty from other schools who are regularly involved with PON. To see PON faculty, click PON Affiliated Faculty above.

Nava Ashraf

Nava Ashraf

Nava Ashraf is an Associate Professor in the Negotiations, Organizations, and Markets Unit at Harvard Business School. Professor Ashraf received her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 2005, and her BA in Economics and International Relations from Stanford University.

Professor Ashraf’s research combines psychology and economics, using both lab and field experiments to test … Read More 

R. Lisle Baker

R. Lisle Baker

R. Lisle Baker has been a law professor at Suffolk University Law School since 1973, where he has taught property, land use and zoning, environmental law, mediation, and law practice management. Prior to joining the Suffolk faculty, he practiced with the Boston law firm of Hill & Barlow, except for a leave of absence to … Read More 

Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld is Dean of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations at the University of Illinois. He is an award winning author who compiled the annotated edition of the Douglas McGregor’s 1960 management classic, The Human Side of Enterprise (McGraw-Hill, 2006); coauthored Valuable Disconnects in Organizational Learning Systems (Oxford University Press, 2005), Lean Enterprise … Read More 

Ehud Eiran

Ehud Eiran

Ehud (Udi) Eiran is a Research Fellow at the Belfer Center’s International Security Program. He holds a B.A (Magna Cum Laude) and an LL.B from Tel Aviv University, and an M. Phil (High Pass) from Cambridge University. Eiran is a Ph.D candidate in Politics at Brandeis University.

Prior to his studies, Eiran served … Read More 

David Fairman

David Fairman

David Fairman is Managing Director at the Consensus Building Institute (CBI), Associate Director of the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program, and Lecturer in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from MIT and a B.A. from Harvard College. At MIT, his academic focus is the application of negotiation and … Read More 

Patrick Field

Patrick Field

Patrick Field is Managing Director at the Consensus Building Institute (CBI), Associate Director of the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program, and Senior Fellow at the University of Montana Center for Natural Resources and Environmental Policy. As one of the country’s most experienced group facilitators, Mr. Field has helped thousands of stakeholders reach agreement on organizational mergers, … Read More 

Mari Fitzduff

Mari Fitzduff is currently the Director and Professor of the Master’s Program in Coexistence and Conflict, and the Master’s Dual Degree Program in Development and Coexistence at Brandeis University.  Previously she was Director of UNU/INCORE, the United Nations International Conflict Research center. From 1990 – 1997 she was the Founding Director of the Community Relations … Read More 

Erica Fox

Erica Fox

Erica Ariel Fox is a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and the President of Mobius Executive Leadership. She is a founding member of the Global Network for Negotiation Insight Exchange, GNNIE, or “genie”, which began at PON as the Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative.  Over many years of teaching negotiation … Read More 

Dwight Golann

Dwight Golann

Professor Golann was a civil litigator before joining the Suffolk Law School faculty, practicing with a Boston law firm and as Chief of Consumer Protection for the Massachusetts Attorney General. He later served as Chief of the Government Bureau and Trial Division for the Attorney General, directing the litigation and settlement of all cases against … Read More 

Paula Gutlove

Paula Gutlove

Dr Paula Gutlove is Professor of Negotiation and Conflict Management Practice at the Simmons College School of Management, and Deputy Director of the Institute for Resource and Security Studies (IRSS). At IRSS she founded and directs the international project, Health Bridges for Peace. This project links health care with the prevention and resolution of inter-communal … Read More 

David Hoffman

David Hoffman

David Hoffman teaches the Mediation course at Harvard Law School, and has served as a guest lecturer in a variety of PON programs.  He is a mediator, arbitrator, and attorney at Boston Law Collaborative, LLC, which he founded in 2003.  BLC was the recipient in 2009 of the American Bar Association’s annual Lawyer as … Read More 

Melissa Manwaring

Melissa Manwaring

Melissa Manwaring is a lecturer in the Management Division at Babson College, where she has taught negotiation in the graduate program since 2002 and co-developed the inaugural Fast Track MBA (hybrid online / face-to-face) negotiation course in 2008. She also serves as Babson’s Director of Institutional Assessment, overseeing the campus-wide assurance of learning process. … Read More 

David Matz

David Matz

David Matz has been active in the conflict resolution field for over 20 years mediating, training and teaching. He has served as Director of the Graduate Program in Dispute Resolution at the University of Massachusetts/Boston since 1986 and on the faculty as a law professor since 1973. In 1989-90, Matz served as Fulbright Professor of … Read More 

Adil Najam

Adil Najam

Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and Professor of International Relations and Geography and the Environment at Boston University, Professor Najam also served as a Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), work for which the IPCC was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize … Read More 

Mary Rowe

Mary Rowe

Mary Rowe is an MIT Ombudsperson and Adjunct Professor of Negotiation and Conflict Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. In 1973 MIT may have been the first large organization to use the term “sexual harassment” and to adopt procedures, to deal with harassment, in part because of … Read More