Doctor of Philosophy, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, May 2002
Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR)
George Mason University
Master of Arts, International Politics, May 1995
The American University
Bachelor of Arts, History, May 1991
September 2001 - Current
Global Negotiation Initiative
Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School
Co-Founder with Dr. William Ury
➢ Engage in international mediation and negotiation work on a number of conflicts including Bosnia Herzegovina, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, and various processes in the Middle East
➢ Oversee development of multiple projects and manage staff related to those projects.
➢ Conduct trainings and workshops both domestically and abroad.
➢ Develop teaching and training material related to international mediation and negotiation.
➢ Research and write articles on international mediation and negotiation.
Director, Master of Science in Leadership and Negotiation
January 2014 - Current
Bay Path University
➢ Created new master’s degree program focusing specifically on Leadership and Negotiation
➢ Developed full curriculum and shepherded the process through accreditation
➢ Program is entirely based online and uses state of the art technology to deliver content
➢ Engaged in marketing and recruitment efforts to attract new students
➢ Teaching in the program as well as screening and hiring all adjunct faculty
January 2011 - Current
Harvard Negotiation Project
➢ Engage in teaching and training for the negotiation project
➢ Conduct research on various topics related to negotiation
January 2005 - Current
William Ury Associates
➢ Conducted negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and conflict management trainings around the world for Governments, Fortune 500 companies, Universities, and International Organizations.
➢ Designed customized approaches to training and conflict coaching.
➢ Established negotiation networks within various companies that included traditional templates and tools as well as the use of new media (podcasts, audiobooks, eBooks)
➢ Designed and developed online and virtual training and consulting sessions.
April 2012 – Current
Negotiation Works, Inc.
➢ Conduct negotiation and conflict management training for Fortune 500 companies, organizations, and governments.
➢ Provide coaching and other consultative services to clients involved in negotiation and processes for dealing with conflict.
➢ See list under consultancy for list of clients.
Managing Director/Interim Executive Director
December 2003 – March 2013
Abraham Path Initiative
➢ Engage in diplomatic efforts in multiple countries in the Middle East.
➢ Oversee and manage a staff of 25 people.
➢ Involvement in fundraising for project.
➢ Lead partnership efforts and served as primary point of contact for all country teams.
Assistant Professor, Bay Path College
Adjunct Faculty Positions:
American University of Beirut
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Massachusetts, Boston
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
George Mason University
University of Colorado at Denver
University of California at Irvine
American Association of Architects
Bureau of Rehabilitation Services, State of CT
Caliper Life Sciences
Camp, Dresser, and Mckee
Canadian Government and Canada School of Public
Cell Signaling Technology
Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
Christie’s Art Dealer
Fifth Third Bank
S.E.I. Greenfeet, Inc.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Massachusetts State Court System
United Nations (UNDP, UNITAR, and UNAOC)United States Government (US State Department, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Defense, and Transportation Security Administration)
World Vision International
Yale University Medical School
Worked in the following countries:
Conflict Analysis, Management, and Resolution Training, Coaching and Advising
Leadership Training and Coaching
Alternative Dispute Resolution training, assessment, and advising
Online teaching – synchronous, asynchronous, and hybrid courses