New Book Series: Breakthrough International Negotiation

PON Staff   •  01/14/2002   •  Filed in News

First Title Published in New Book Series

Playing for high stakes — in politics, business or everyday life — demands “breakthrough” negotiation, according to Michael Watkins, professor at the Harvard Business School, and Susan Rosegrant of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Their new book, Breakthrough International Negotiation: How Great Negotiators Transformed The World’s … Read More 

PON Affiliate Babbitt To Facilitate Afghan Conference

PON Staff   •  11/19/2001   •  Filed in News

Dr. Eileen F. Babbitt, assistant professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a PON faculty affiliate, will be one of four facilitators leading a Civil Society Conference for Peace and Reconstruction in Afghanistan from 29 November to 2 December in Bonn, Germany. The objective of the meeting is to … Read More 

PON Fellows Show “The Third Side in Action”

PON Staff   •  10/26/2001   •  Filed in News

On October 9th at Harvard Law School, Dr.William Ury, Director of PON’s Global Negotiation Project, and five past PON Graduate Research Fellows presented a symposium on The Third Side, an idea proposed by Dr. Ury in his book of that name (Penguin, 2000). The Third Side is a systematic and self-organizing dispute resolution mechanism for … Read More 

Susan Hackley Named PON Managing Director

PON Staff   •  10/04/2001   •  Filed in News

The Program on Negotiation’s Steering Committee has announced the appointment of Susan Hackley as PON’s new Managing Director. She assumed the post October 1, 2001. According to Steering Committee Chair Robert Mnookin, “Susan brings energy and expertise to the position of managing director, and has the additional benefit of already being familiar with PON’s projects … Read More 

Public Conversation Project Shares Work on Abortion Conflict

PON Staff   •  08/03/2001   •  Filed in News

For more than five years, the Public Conversations Project in collaboration with Susan Podziba, a public policy mediator and PON seminar instructor, has been facilitating on ongoing confidential dialogue among a group of pro-life and pro-choice leaders in Boston. On January 28, 2001, the Boston Sunday Globe published “Talking to the Enemy” a lengthy article … Read More 

The Shadow Negotiation Honored: Kolb, Williams Receive IACM Award

PON Staff   •  07/05/2001   •  Filed in News

The Shadow Negotiation: How Women Can Master the Hidden Agendas that Determine Bargaining Success, by Deborah Kolb and Judith Williams, was given the Best Book Award by the International Association of Conflict Management (IACM). IACM is an international association of scholars and practitioners who teach and do research on negotiation and conflict management. The award … Read More 

Sara Cobb to Direct ICAR

PON Staff   •  06/10/2001   •  Filed in News

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School extends its best wishes to Dr. Sara Cobb, soon to become Executive Director of the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Cobb has served as Executive Director of PON for two years, during which she has developed a … Read More 

PON Names Five Graduate Fellows for 2001-2002

PON Staff   •  05/21/2001   •  Filed in News

Five advanced students have been named PON Graduate Fellows for the academic year 2001-2002. They will join the Program and participate in its activities while writing their doctoral dissertations during this period. Two of the new Fellows, Michèle Ferenz and Gregg Macey, are students in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT. Noam … Read More 

Barshefsky Named 2001 Great Negotiator

PON Staff   •  03/14/2001   •  Filed in News

Charlene Barshefsky, US Trade Representative in the second Clinton administration, will receive this year’s Great Negotiator Award next month. The award is presented annually by the Program on Negotiation to an individual whose lifetime achievements advance negotiation and dispute resolution. Professor Frank Sander of the PON Steering Committee said on behalf PON that “We are … Read More 

Human Rights Center Founded at Fletcher

PON Staff   •  03/08/2001   •  Filed in News

A new Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has been established at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts, one of PON’s consortium universities. The Center (CHRCR) is directed by Fletcher Professors Eileen F. Babbitt, a PON Associate and Hurst Hannum, a member of PON’s Faculty Seminar. Executive Director of the Center … Read More