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Monica Giannone

  • Adjunct Lecturer
Academic Division: Management


Monica Giannone, Adjunct Lecturer in the Management Division at Babson College, is a trainer, consultant, and mediator specializing in negotiation, coalition management, and multi-stakeholder disputes. She also leads the Kennedy School Negotiation Project (KSNP) at Harvard Kennedy School. At the Kennedy School, Giannone oversees a diverse portfolio of work focusing on civil disagreement within the United States, overcoming partisan divide in U.S. legislatures, infrastructure investment, mayoral and local government, value-based conflict, gender and negotiation, and US-Russia relations. Giannone's newest project seeks to expand and analyze the use of coaching for negotiation skill development and strategic career negotiation.

Giannone works with foundations, non-profits, government institutions, and companies in the public and private sectors to deliver customized trainings on interest-based negotiation focusing on two-party negotiation, multi-party negotiation, team based/internal-external negotiation, influence and persuasion, and situations of low-power and/or status differences. Clients include Israeli, Palestinian and international diplomats and political leaders, U.S. Congress, U.S. military, multinational foundations, and private sector companies in the manufacturing, consulting, and tech industries.

Academic Degrees

  • BA, Wake Forest University
  • MPP, Harvard Kennedy School