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Paula Gutlove
Paula Gutlove has been teaching negotiation and conflict management at Simmons College since 2005. In addition, she is also Deputy Director of the Institute for Resource and Security Studies (IRSS). At IRSS she founded and directs the international project, Health Bridges for Peace. This project links health care with the prevention and resolution of inter-communal conflict, using a common interest in public health as an opportunity to bring people together for negotiation training, collaborative action, dialogue, and community reconciliation. Dr. Gutlove is also a member of the Leadership Team of the U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative, a founding board member and board chair of the Alliance for Peacebuilding, and a member of the Harvard Program on Negotiation Greater Boston Faculty Network. Dr. Gutlove has served as a consultant to numerous international organizations, including the World Health Organization, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Dr. Gutlove has extensive experience teaching negotiation and managing international conflict. She has taught at universities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia. Her conflict-management work includes training facilitators in negotiation and conflict management, and promoting community and individual healing from conflict-related trauma. This experience has been gained in war-afflicted areas including the Balkans, the North Caucasus, the Middle East, and Central Asia. Her professional expertise includes development, administration and implementation of programs, and research and education. She has applied these skills to issues including international negotiation and conflict management, post-conflict reconstruction, and building pluralistic civil society. A significant focus of her work has been on using shared public-health interests to build bridges between divided societies.

Entries by Paula Gutlove

Gender Wage Gap Points to Broader Negotiation Disparities

(1) Comments | Posted April 29, 2014 | 6:07 PM

When the Equal Pay Act of 1963 became law, President John F. Kennedy declared the end of the "unconscionable practice of paying female employees less wages than male employees for the same job." Yet, in 2014, when women across the United States earn, on average, 77 cents for...

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Flirting With Negotiation -- Redefining 'Feminine Charm'

(7) Comments | Posted November 8, 2012 | 2:47 PM

There has been a flurry of media headlines lately stating that women who flirt make better deals. These stories build on a recently re-released study done at U.C. Berkeley to quantify and measure what the researchers call "feminine charm," which they say is a mixture of friendliness and...

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