Daniel Druckman received the IACM Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003. His keynote address , presented at the Melbourne conference, appears in the International Journal of Conflict Management (Vol, 14, No. 1, 2003). He is currently Emeritus Professor of Public and International Affairs at the Schar School of Government and Policy, George Mason University. He is also an Honorary Professor at both Macquarie University in Sydney and at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Previously he has been the Vernon M. and Minnie I. Lynch Professor of Conflict Resolution and directed the doctoral program at George Mason’s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. In addition, he has held appointments as the Mathtech Scientist at Mathematica Inc. in Bethesda Maryland, at the US National Academy of Sciences, Sabanci University in Istanbul. the Australian National University, the University of Western Australia (Alcoa visiting professor), the University of Melbourne, the University of Southern Queensland, the University of Uppsala in Sweden, and at the National Yunlin University in Taiwan. Dan is known for his multi-faceted and innovative research in the areas of international negotiation, nationalism, justice in peace agreements, electronic mediation, peacekeeping, nonverbal communication, human performance enhancement, and modeling methodologies including simulation. The impact of his work has crossed academic boundaries by combining theory and application into frameworks that have been used by governments as well as international and private organizations.
He earned a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in the field of social psychology with interdisciplinary work in international relations and sociology. His doctoral dissertation received a best-in-field award from the American Institutes for Research. Among his other awards are the Klineberg International and Intercultural Relations prize from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (a division of the American Psychological Association) for his work on nationalism, best article awards from IACM and from Group Decision and Negotiation, two best book awards from the IACM, and a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016 from the Novancia Business School in Paris. Among his 241 publications are 20 authored, co-authored or edited books. He is an associate editor of three journals, serves on the editorial board of seven other journals, and co-edits a book series on International Negotiation. He served as president of IACM in 2010-2011 (Istanbul conference) and is chair of the Association’s Advisory Council.
NCMR: Beriker, N., Allen, S., Larson, M.J., and Wagner, L. (2018). Innovations in Doing Conflict Research: The Legacy of Daniel Druckman. Doi: 10.111/ncmr.12101.