Research Projects

Research on negotiation is on-going among PON faculty, and more information can be found on their individual faculty websites. In addition, PON has nine research projects, each of which focuses on negotiation and conflict resolution through a different lens. The projects, listed on the left, are centers for inquiry into theory and practice, the mentoring of advanced students, the construction of educational initiatives, and the development of publications. For a glossary of common Program on Negotiation terms, please reference our Glossary

Advice for Peace: Ending Civil War in Colombia

Lara SanPietro   •  11/03/2021   •  Filed in Great Negotiator Award, Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

Colombia Peace Advisory Team

Check out this freely available video of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his Peace Advisory Team as they discuss lessons learned from the Colombian peace process negotiations with the FARC guerrillas.
 

The civil war in Colombia lasted 52 years, taking the lives of at least 220,000 people and displacing up to seven million civilians. In … Read More 

What Are Our Students Actually Learning? Gauging Effectiveness in Teaching Negotiation

Lara SanPietro   •  10/08/2021   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

Ways of Gauging Effectiveness in Teaching Negotiation
Most instructors aspire to do more than simply teach students about negotiation. They want to teach students how to negotiate more effectively. That’s an ambitious goal, given the complexity of the process. Negotiation success requires keen analysis and deft social skills, along with a mix of confidence and humility. … Read More 

The Abraham Path: A Thousand Miles on Foot

Lara SanPietro   •  03/17/2021   •  Filed in Abraham Path Initiative, Teaching Negotiation

The Abraham Path is a cultural route tracing Abraham’s footsteps across the present-day Middle East. The path offers hikers the opportunity to engage with the peoples and landscapes of the region firsthand, and to see the region from a new perspective. The path offers an intriguing case of very challenging, long-term negotiations to establish a contiguous … Read More 

Announcing the 2021-2022 PON Graduate Research Fellows

Diane Long   •  03/12/2021   •  Filed in Graduate Research Fellowships, PON Graduate Research Fellowships, Students

The Program on Negotiation Graduate Research Fellowships are designed to encourage young scholars from the social sciences and professional disciplines to pursue theoretical, empirical, and/or applied research in negotiation and dispute resolution. Consistent with PON’s goal of fostering the development of the next generation of scholars, this fellowship provides support for one year of dissertation … Read More 

Entrepreneurship and Negotiation: Call for Papers and Proposals

Lara SanPietro   •  02/09/2021   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

The Negotiation Journal is Hosting a Virtual Conference for its Special Issue on Entrepreneurship and Negotiation
While negotiation and entrepreneurship scholars have traditionally worked in different circles, their work increasingly intersects as the two fields co-evolve. Both entrepreneurship and negotiation involve dynamic, strategic, interpersonal activities that seek to create and claim some form of value.  Both … Read More 

Tips for Teaching Simulations Online: Q&A with David Seibel

Lara SanPietro   •  01/05/2021   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

Check out the video from our recent session on teaching simulations online to pick up tips for running negotiation exercises remotely!
Apprehensive about using role-play simulations in your remote or online blended course? Pick up tips on how to make simulations run smoothly over video, including how to best manage breakouts, run multiparty simulations, report results, … Read More 

Teaching Online: Negotiation Pedagogy in a Pandemic

Lara SanPietro   •  12/08/2020   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

How do we adapt learning objectives to online instruction?
As the Coronavirus spreads around the world, many universities have moved to a remote learning structure with online classes. This raises a very crucial question for instructors: how do you transition a course designed to be in-person into an online format while ensuring students remain engaged and … Read More 

Boosting Active Engagement while Teaching Online: Pedagogy in a Pandemic

Lara SanPietro   •  10/01/2020   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

How do you combat Zoom fatigue with your students when teaching online? How do you encourage students to participate in group discussions when they are physically removed from their peers? Now that teachers and trainers have had their first taste of remote learning, and might be facing another semester of virtual classes, the Teaching Negotiation … Read More 

Prepare for the Semester: Negotiation Pedagogy Articles from the Negotiation Journal

Lara SanPietro   •  08/04/2020   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

Whether you are going to be teaching negotiation next semester for the first time, or are a seasoned negotiation instructor, insightful research in negotiation pedagogy can help you approach your course in more effective and innovative ways. The Negotiation Journal, from the Program on Negotiation (PON), has a collection of articles on negotiation pedagogy that … Read More 

Check Out Videos from the PON Working Conference on AI, Technology, and Negotiation

Lara SanPietro   •  05/29/2020   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

PON Working Conference on AI, Technology, and Negotiation
On May 17th and 18th, 2020 the Program on Negotiation (PON) hosted a virtual working conference on AI, technology, and negotiation. The PON Working Conference on AI, Technology, and Negotiation was designed to:

 

Convene scholars, teachers, and practitioners to share insights, experiences, tools, and their expectations for further developments.
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