Amal El Bakhar

Amal Elbakhar named Fellow in Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

posted: April 22nd, 2015

Congratulations to Amal Elbakhar, co-President of Harvard Negotiators, who is one of 30 recipients selected to receive the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, the premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants. The recipients, called “fellows,” were … Continue reading

Bob teaching

Executive Education this summer at the Program on Negotiation

posted: March 31st, 2015

Every June our colleagues at the Program on Negotiation (PON) offer a terrific slate of executive education courses in negotiation, mediation, and dealmaking with leaders in the field, geared specifically for practitioners in the field—lawyers, government officials, executives, and professionals … Continue reading

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2015 HNMCP Art Contest

posted: March 27th, 2015

Creative expressions of conflict resolution—whether in photography, on canvas, or through sculpture—promote and advance conflict resolution itself. HNMCP builds community around conflict resolution skills and practice, and we want our space to reflect our values. We seek to feature creative representations … Continue reading

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HNMCP Project to Contribute to the Next 50 Years of the Community Relations Service

posted: March 17th, 2015

The Community Relations Service (CRS) serves as “America’s Peacemaker” for the U.S. Department of Justice, helping local communities address conflicts and tensions. CRS helps communities develop strategies to prevent and respond to violent hate crimes committed on the basis of … Continue reading

Asking for a Raise

12 Steps to Asking for a Raise – and Getting It

posted: March 12th, 2015

HNMCP Director Bob Bordone was recently interviewed by U.S. News & World Report for an article on negotiating a raise, including tips on knowing your worth, knowing your BATNA, creating value for you and your employer, practicing the ask, and what to … Continue reading

Joshua Whitaker

Harvard Law School Student Wins 2014 ABA Boskey Dispute Resolution Essay Competition

posted: February 18th, 2015

Joshua M. Whitaker ’15 is the winner of the 2014 Boskey Dispute Resolution Essay Competition with an essay entitled, “Rethinking the Relationship Between Mediator Pressure and Party Self-Determination.” The Boskey Essay Competition is a project of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s … Continue reading


2015 HNLR Symposium on Restorative Justice — February 28

posted: February 18th, 2015

“Restorative Justice: Theory Meets Application” February 28, 2015 Harvard Law School, Austin Hall North Cambridge, Massachusetts. The goal of the Symposium is to promote an exciting discussion about the potential to leverage ADR practices and frameworks in restorative justice initiatives, … Continue reading

Penn State University

Sustainability Institute Seeks Public Comment on University Goal Setting Process

posted: February 13th, 2015

via Penn State News Penn State’s upper administration and the community have looked to the University’s Sustainability Institute as a convener of conversations and engagement processes around various sustainability issues, such as the concept of zero-carbon communities and a stakeholder … Continue reading

Bob teaching

Creating a Storyboard to Support Learning Goals

posted: January 7th, 2015

In December, the Harvard Law School Case Studies site added a new HNMCP negotiation case to it’s repertoire—the Hesperia Seed Initiative. This latest simulation, has been years in the making, undergoing many classroom tests and iterations before publication. In this multiparty role play stakeholders … Continue reading


Rethinking Negotiation Teaching

posted: January 5th, 2015

          HNMCP Director Bob Bordone and Assistant Director Rachel Viscomi have written two book reviews of interest to those in the world of alternative dispute resolution:  “Rethinking the ‘Rethinking Negotiation Teaching’ Series” for Dispute Resolution Magazine, and “The Wicked Problem of Rethinking Negotiation … Continue reading