PON Staff

Nicole Bryant

Nicole Bryant — Nicole Bryant is the Managing Director of the Program on Negotiation and member of PON’s Executive Committee. She brings to the position a proven track record of successful management and growth of large-scale continuing education programming in an international context. At PON, she oversees the activities of the staff, and supports the work of the faculty and researchers. Bryant previously worked at Tufts University, as the Director of Continu … Read More About Nicole Bryant

Ruth Collins

Ruth Collins — Ruth Collins is Senior Manager for Program Delivery at the Program on Negotiation. She has spent her career as both an educator and program manager focusing on first generation and international students. She joins PON from Hult International Business School where she was responsible for new undergraduate initiatives including program development and implementation, student events and supporting both virtual, in-person and hybrid learning. Prior … Read More About Ruth Collins

William Fairfield

William Fairfield — Billy Fairfield is a Program Delivery Associate for the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. He works with the Program Delivery team on courses such as Negotiation & Leadership and PONX. Billy also works closely to coordinate PON Live! and The Herbert C. Kelman Seminar Series events. Prior to joining PON, Billy has spent time in a diverse range of academic and professional fields. Most recently, Billy was the Distribution Manager at Sie … Read More About William Fairfield

Silvia Glick

Silvia Glick — Silvia Glick is the Managing Editor of Negotiation Journal, a multidisciplinary international journal publishing works that advance the theory, analysis, practice, and instruction of negotiation and dispute resolution; and the Co-Director of the Negotiation Data Repository, a collection of qualitative and quantitative data on negotiation and conflict resolution. Prior to joining PON, Glick was Managing Editor and Associate Director of the Howard … Read More About Silvia Glick

James Kerwin

James Kerwin — Assistant Director jkerwin@law.harvard.edu (617) 495-9688 Prior to joining PON in 2001, James Kerwin was the director of business development at HNW, Inc., a marketing company that provides consulting services to financial service firms such as Citibank and Merrill Lynch. In addition to his expertise in the areas of negotiation and financial marketing, James has extensive experience in the non-profit sector. He was operations manager at Givenatio … Read More About James Kerwin

Diane Long

Diane Long — Diane Long is the Event and Outreach Coordinator for the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. She manages virtual and on-campus PON events. For student outreach she writes and publishes the student newsletter, is the student liaison, and administers PON’s grant and fellowship programs. Prior to joining PON, Diane enjoyed a long post with Harvard Law School’s administration working in the Office of the Dean for Administration. Diane h … Read More About Diane Long

Gail Odeneal

Gail Odeneal — Gail is responsible for marketing for all PON executive education seminars, newsletters, books and teaching materials. She is an experienced senior marketing and communications executive who has worked for companies and institutions in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. Early in her career at International Data Group (IDG) she was responsible for the launch and marketing for several high profile events including the Macworld Expo, and a … Read More About Gail Odeneal

Lara SanPietro

Lara SanPietro — Lara is the Negotiation Pedagogy Manager at PON and manages the Teaching Negotiation Resource Center. Lara holds a M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution, with a concentration in Negotiation, from American University’s School of International Service. While completing her M.A., Lara served as the co-president of the American University Negotiation Project, and also worked as a negotiation simulation writer for the U.S. Institute of … Read More About Lara SanPietro

Riley Scheuritzel

Riley Scheuritzel — Riley Scheuritzel is a Program Delivery Associate for the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Prior to joining PON, Riley worked in several different areas of higher education and student affairs. He has spent time working in residence life where he managed a building housing a 90 percent international student population; he also worked closely with the office of student services at New England Law | Boston while working towards his Mas … Read More About Riley Scheuritzel

Katie Shonk

Katie Shonk — Katherine Shonk is the editor of the Negotiation Briefings newsletter, a monthly source of negotiation advice for professionals published by the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. She is also a research associate for Harvard Business School and was formerly employed by the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Shonk received her BS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her MA in creative writing f … Read More About Katie Shonk

Kristen Zapata

Kristen Zapata — Kristen Zapata is Senior Manager for Program Delivery at the Program on Negotiation. Her portfolio includes the management of blended, virtual and in-person executive education programs. Kristen comes to PON with over a decade of experience in higher education with a focus in operations and project management. Kristen has an undergraduate degree from Boston College and received her Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Emmanuel Coll … Read More About Kristen Zapata