Sarah Woodside is an adjunct lecturer at Babson College. Her prior teaching experience includes the Negotiation and Advanced Dealmaking courses at Harvard Law School, the graduate seminar on Women and Conflict at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and undergraduate Negotiation courses at Princeton and Harvard. In addition to teaching, she is also a mediator in the district court system.
She has worked at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School since 2004, where she manages all graduate student programs, including negotiation training and career workshops, fellowships, and student leadership groups, for Harvard, MIT, Tufts, and other Boston-area schools. She also spearheads new initiatives to meet the increasing demand from students for exposure to negotiation and conflict resolution programming.
Sarah has published several articles on conflict resolution issues, including coordination among international negotiation organizations, and justice and peace education. Her pedagogical work includes role simulations for the Program on Negotiation Case Clearinghouse and current research for a course unit on gender and negotiation and a manual on conflict assessment for complex organizational and public disputes.
Originally from Canada, Sarah continued her advanced dispute resolution studies in Boston. Sarah holds a B.A. from McGill University (Montreal) in Middle East Studies and Political Science, a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto, and an M.A. from the University of Massachusetts Boston in Dispute Resolution. She is also a graduate of Harvard Law School’s Negotiation Workshop.