William Zartman received the IACM Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001. William is the Jacob Blaustein Professor of International Organization and Conflict Resolution and Director of African Studies and Conflict Management Programs at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC. He received his M.A. from The Johns Hopkins University in 1952, a diploma from the University of Copenhagen on a Fulbright Scholarship in 1953, and his Ph.D. from Yale in International Relations in 1956. He was on the faculty in International Studies at the University of South Carolina (1960-65) and was then Professor of Politics at New York University (1965-80), where he served as Department Head and as Associate Director of the Center for International Studies. Among his many projects, William has developed the eld of negotiation analysis, editing and coauthoring The 50% Solution (Doubleday Anchor, reprinted by Yale University Press), The Negotiation Process (Sage), Positive Sum: Improving North-South Negotiations (Transaction, for the Overseas Development Council), and International Mediation in Theory and Practice (Westview, for SAIS Foreign Policy Institute). He has also written The Practical Negotiator (Yale), and contributed to Dynamics of Third Party Intervention (Praeger), Managing U.S.-Soviet Rivalry (Westview), New Issues in International Crisis Management (Westview), Conflict Resolution in Africa (with Francis Deng; Brookings), and Elusive Peace: Negotiating an End to Civil War (Brookings), among others. He helped create the peacemaking focus of the International Peace Academy, of which he was a member. He initiated negotiation courses at the State Department’s Foreign Service Institute (FSI) and was on the steering committee for the FSI negotiation project, coauthoring two FSI books, International Negotiation and Perspectives on Negotiation.
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