October 11, 2006 Speaker: Robert H. Mnookin, Samuel Williston Professor of Law at Harvard Law School
Presented by: Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CISCDR)
The CISCDR Distinguished Scholar-in Residence LectureProfessor Mnookin will reflect upon his recent involvement as mediator in both the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the conflict in Belgium between the French-speaking Walloons and Dutch-speaking Flemish. A leading scholar in the field of conflict resolution, Professor Mnookin has applied his interdisciplinary approach to negotiation and conflict resolution to a remarkable range of problems in the public and private sectors. He has taught numerous workshops for corporations, governmental agencies and law firms throughout the world and trained many executives and professionals in negotiation and mediation skills, in addition to serving as a consultant to governments, international agencies, major corporations and law firms. He has resolved numerous complex commercial disputes as a neutral arbitrator or mediator. At Harvard Law School, he also serves as the chair of the Steering Committee of the Program on Negotiation, and as the director of the Harvard Negotiation Research Project.