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Jack R. Williams


Jack R. Williams is the President of the Institute for Global Negotiation and is responsible for the overall management of the Institute.

Jack is currently a Consultant for the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) where he teaches negotiation and mediation skills and is leading a project to establish a solar PV-system in a refugee camp in Northern Iraq in partnership with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

In addition, Jack serves an Adjunct Professor at Sciences Po Paris, Leuphana University Lüneburg and the American University of Kurdistan, where he was previously an Assistant Professor of International Relations and Acting Dean of the College of International Studies.

After completing his bachelors at the University of York and masters at the University of Bern, Jack received his Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Zurich, during which time he was a visiting researcher at Princeton University. He was previously a Junior Research Fellow at the Institute of European and International Economic Law at the University of Bern as well as a Summer Academy and MILE Fellow at the World Trade Institute.

Jack is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and is a member of The Negotiation Studio and the Program on International Negotiation Training. Jack volunteers as a community mediator for Hastings & Rother Mediation in the UK.

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