Daniel Shapiro is the founder and director of the Harvard International Negotiation Program. He teaches a highly evaluated course on negotiation at Harvard College; instructs psychology interns at Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital; and leads executive education sessions at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital. He also has served on the faculty at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, and at the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He is author of Negotiating the Nonnegotiable and coauthor with Roger Fisher of the negotiation classic “Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate.”
Named one of the top 15 professors at Harvard University, Shapiro specializes in practice-based research, building theory and testing it in real-world contexts. He has launched successful conflict resolution initiatives in the Middle East, Europe, and East Asia, and for three years chaired the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Conflict Resolution. He developed a conflict management curriculum that now reaches one million youth across more than 30 countries and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Psychological Association’s Early Career Award and the Cloke-Millen Peacemaker of the Year Award.