The MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program, one of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School’s many research programs, acts as a center for research committed to thinking about and resolving disputes in the public sector. Led by its Director and Program on Negotiation executive committee member Lawrence Susskind, the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program conducts research … Read More
The MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program is an internationally known center for action research focused on evaluating and resolving disputes in the public sector. The Public Disputes Program conducts research activities dealing with international environmental treaty negotiations and consensus building in the public sector. It seeks to ensure that science is included in resource management decisions. In addition, the program focuses on the social responsibilities of multinational corporations, the role of mediation in values-based and identity-based disputes, and how findings in the communications field may enhance negotiation practices.