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Lawrence Susskind

Lawrence Susskind joined the faculty of the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning in 1971. He was appointed full professor in 1986 and Ford Professor of Urban & Environmental Planning in 1995. From 1982-1985, Professor Susskind served as the first Executive Director of the Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School. He has developed more than fifty simulations that are used to teach negotiation, dispute resolution, and consensus building throughout the world.