Max Bazerman, PON Executive Committee

By PON Staffon / Executive Committee, PON Affiliated Faculty

Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Executive Committee Member, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School
Max Bazerman is a leader in the fields of decision making, negotiation, and behavioral ethics. He has consulted, taught, and lectured in 30 countries, and is the author, co-author, or co-editor of 20 books and more than 200 research articles and chapters, including Negotiation Genius (Bantam Books).

His other honors include an honorary doctorate from the University of London, the Aspen Lifetime Achievement Award, being named as one of Ethisphere’s 100 Most Influential in Business Ethics, and both the Distinguished Educator and the Distinguished Scholar Awards from the Academy of Management. He was additionally named a Daily Kos Hero for going public about how the Bush administration corrupted the RICO tobacco trial.


B.S., University of Pennsylvania

M.S.O.B., Carnegie Mellon University

Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

M.A., Harvard University (honorary)

D.Sc., University of London (honorary)

Research interests

Conflicts of interest, decision making, ethics, negotiation, organizational behavior

Selected publications