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2010 Winner of the Raiffa Doctoral Student Paper Award

PON Staff   •  06/08/2010   •  Filed in Daily, News

The Program on Negotiation would like to congratulate Nour Kteily for his paper entitled “Getting to the Table: Factors Affecting the Willingness of Israelis and Palestinians to Negotiate.” Nour is a Ph.D. Psychology candidate in the Department of Psychology at Harvard.

About the Award:
The annual prize of $1000 is awarded to a doctoral student author of … Read More 

2010 Winner of the Roger Fisher/Frank E. A. Sander Student Paper Prize Announced

PON Staff   •  06/04/2010   •  Filed in Daily, News, Students

Congratulations to Jamison Davies (HLS ’11), the 2010 Fisher/Sander Prize Winner, for his paper “Formalizing Legal Reputation Markets.”

This prize was established in 2007 by the Program on Negotiation in honor of Professors Roger Fisher, the Williston Professor of Law, Emeritus, and Frank E. A. Sander, the Bussey Professor of Law, Emeritus, two founders of the … Read More 

Mnookin Discusses Elena Kagan on NHPR

PON Staff   •  05/12/2010   •  Filed in Daily, Negotiation Skills, News

Professor Mnookin discusses Elena Kagan, Supreme Court nominee and former dean of Harvard Law School on New Hampshire Public Radio. Mnookin describes Kagan as a “remarkably gifted, likeable person. She has a brilliant legal mind and is an extraordinarily capable leader.”

To listen to the full interview, click here. … Read More 

Winners of Harvard Law School’s 57th annual Williston Competition Announced

PON Staff   •  04/15/2010   •  Filed in Daily, News

Winners of Harvard Law School’s 57th annual Williston Competition, Harvard’s annual contract negotiation and drafting competition for first-year law students, were announced on Monday, April 5.

This year’s winners were:

Best Contract Overall: Russell Herman, David Roth, Kristi Jobson and Aaron Dalnoot

Best Representation of Save Our Square: Fentress Jamal Fulton and Betny Townsend

Best Representation of McMillin’s: Adam … Read More 

PON Professor Mnookin’s New Book Highlighted in NY Times

PON Staff   •  02/12/2010   •  Filed in Daily, International Negotiation, News, Reviews of Books

Professor Robert Mnookin’s “Bargaining with the Devil:  When to Negotiate, When to Fight,” was highlighted in Richard Bernstein’s New York Times article, “Is it Time to Engage the Taliban?”  Published yesterday, Bernstein uses Professor Mnookin’s most recent book as a framework to discuss whether now is the time for the Obama administration to negotiate with … Read More 

PON Professor Jeswald Salacuse Publishes New Book

PON Staff   •  02/12/2010   •  Filed in Daily, International Negotiation, News, Reviews of Books

Professor Jeswald Salacuse recently published a new book, The Law of Investment Treaties.  Professor Salacuse is a member of PON’s Executive Committee and experienced in international negotiation, international business transactions, leadership, and law and development.  The Law of Investment Treaties explains the nature, history, and significance of investment treaties and their impact on international investors … Read More 

PON saddened by the death of artist and Great Negotiator, Jeanne-Claude

PON Staff   •  11/19/2009   •  Filed in Daily, Events, Great Negotiator Award, Negotiation Skills, News

“The Program on Negotiation is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Jeanne-Claude, half of the dynamic and brilliant artistic partnership of Christo and Jeanne-Claude,” commented Robert H. Mnookin, Chair of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. “In September 2008, we honored Christo and Jeanne-Claude as the Program on Negotiation’s “Great Negotiators”. … Read More 

Boston Globe highlights mediation trainings for Iraqis

PON Staff   •  11/09/2009   •  Filed in Daily, International Negotiation, News

“The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is a renowned source of expertise in the field,” reported the Boston Globe today in its story, “Iraq latest crucible for Harvard mediation.” Reporting on the work done by conflict resolution professionals at Conflict Management Group in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the report notes that “The blood not spilled … Read More