Current Courses

  • MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHONOLOGY
  • 11.601: Introduction to Environmental Policy & Planning
  • 11.255: Negotiation and Dispute Resolution in the Public Sector
  • 11.382: Water Diplomacy
  • 11.384 (Fall) Malaysia Sustainable Cities Practicum
  • 11.385 (IAP) Malaysia Sustainable Cities Practicum
  • 11.386 (Spring) Malaysia Sustainable Cities Practicum
  • 11.159/11.259 (Fall and Spring) Entrepreneurial Negotiation
  • 11.S952/STL.162X Socially-Responsible Real Estate Development: Learning to Use Impact Assessment Tools Effectively
  • HARVARD LAW SCHOOL
  • Program on Negotiation: Masters’ Class in Negotiation (Fall and Spring)
  • Program on Negotiation: Leadership and Negotiation (Spring)
  • Harvard Negotiation Institute: Advanced Mediation Course (June)

Positions

Recent Practice

  • Malaysia Sustainable Cities Program
  • Enhancing Energy and Water Negotiating Capabilities in Mexico
  • Public Engagement in Climate Adaptation Planning in Cambridge, MA
  • Socially-Responsible Real Estate Development (in China and Malaysia)
  • Advanced Negotiation Instruction for the U.S. Foreign Service Institute
  • Arctic Fisheries Devising Seminar
  • Cybersecurity for Critical Urban Infrastructure
  • OECD: Mediation of Corporate Social Responsibility Challenges to Multinational Corporations

Current Research

  1. Entrepreneurial negotiation
  2. Building consensus on local, state and national adaptive responses to the risks posed by climate change
  3. Strategies for encouraging greater reliance on renewable energy
  4. Water diplomacy on the Nile and the Ganges
  5. Defending critical urban infrastructure against cyber-attack
  6. Water Cut-offs in Older American Cities
  7. University-community research partnerships

Forthcoming Publications

  • Environmental Problem Solving (Anthem Press, 2017)
    • Lawrence Susskind, Bruno Verdini, Jessica Gordon and Yasmin Zaerpoor
  • Entrepreneurship Re-imagined: How Entrepreneurs Can Prevent, Detect and Respond to the Most Dangerous Negotiation Mistakes that Threaten Their Success
    • Lawrence Susskind, Samuel Dinnar (in preparation)

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