Michael Wheeler

Class of 1952 Professor of Management Practice, HBS
Harvard Kennedy School
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John F. Kennedy School of Government
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-495-6747
Email: Michael_Wheeler@hks.harvard.edu
Michael Wheeler


Michael Wheeler is visiting from Harvard Business School where he has taught introductory and advanced negotiation courses since 1993. Prior to that, he taught at MIT’s Department of Urban Studies & Planning. His research focuses on negotiation dynamics, dispute resolution, organizational design, and ethics. Wheeler is the author or co-author of ten books, the most recent of which is The Art of Negotiation: How to improvise agreement in a chaotic world. Over the years he has played various leadership roles at the Program on Negotiation, an inter-university consortium based at Harvard Law School. He currently is editor-in-chief of its Negotiation Journal and co-heads its Negotiation Pedagogy Initiative. He is also co-chair of the board of the not-for-profit Consensus Building Institute which provides consulting and mediation services to resolve public policy controversies. Wheeler holds degrees from Amherst College, Boston University, and Harvard Law School.


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