Robert Wilkinson

Lecturer in Public Policy and Leadership
Harvard Kennedy School
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Robert Wilkinson


Robert Wilkinson is a negotiation specialist, who helps organizations deal with negotiation, leadership and management challenges.  He is on the faculty at both the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. 

Rob has successfully supported numerous Fortune 500 companies, major government agencies, international organizations, and charities, helping them to build their negotiation and leadership skills, and to increase their overall effectiveness. He has over 20 years of experience, in more than 40 countries, across the public, private and not-profit sectors.

Corporate clients include companies such as General Mills, Chevron, IBM, Merck, Fidelity, Philips, Johnson & Johnson and Deloitte.

Non-profit and public se?ctor clients include the United Nations, World Bank, Intern?ational Monetary Fund (IMF), World Wildlife Fund, Planet Aid, the National Urban League, US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the White House.?

Rob earned his Masters of Science (MS) from Stanford University, and Bachelors of Science (BS) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).



Fall 2

  • MLD-501M-C Fundamentals of Leadership Across Difference


  • MLD-225 Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Negotiation

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