David A. Hoffman is an attorney, mediator, arbitrator, and founding member of Boston Law Collaborative, LLC. David teaches the Mediation course at Harvard Law School, where he is the John H. Watson Jr. Lecturer on Law, and co-teaches the Mediation course at the Harvard Negotiation Institute of the Program on Negotiation. He has also been the lead trainer in several mediation trainings for the American Bar Association.
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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
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
Conflict Resolution Systems for Organizations (DisRes 625)
MCCORMACK GRADUATE SCHOOL OF POLICY STUDIES
This course is designed to deepen students’ understanding of open and hidden organizational conflict and the formal and informal dispute resolution systems that address or obscure these conflicts. Students will examine different kinds of conflict management systems and the criteria for
Negotiation (ConRes 621)
McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies
Negotiation is the bedrock skill in this field. The course addresses the development of negotiation techniques and fosters student knowledge of the substantial body of negotiation theory that is now available. (Wednesday 5:30 p.m.-8:15 p.m.)
Each year PON organizes a number of Career Panels to support students in their effort to build a career in the field of negotiation and conflict resolution. For example, the Building A Career in Conflict Resolution Series brought leading academics and practitioners together to share valuable insight and experiences in the following three areas:
A comprehensive list of faculty in the Boston area who teach negotiation, mediation, and other conflict resolution courses.
Institutions in the Greater Boston area that offer degrees or certificates in dispute resolution.
Emerging Careers in Conflict Resolution (April 5, 2005)
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What are the careers of the future?
For current students of negotiation and dispute resolution, what are likely to be the careers of the future? Join us for a panel discussion about promising career tracks in the dispute resolution field:
humanitarian aid and human rights;
and scholarly work.
David A. Hoffman
The practice of mediation and other forms of dispute resolution often call on the practitioner to balance values and objectives that are inherently contradictory. For example, mediators believe that party autonomy and self-determination are fundamental to the process, while some parties seek out mediators because they expect the mediator to apply a certain