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Joshua Weiss, PhD

Director, MS in Organizational Leadership and Negotiation; Assistant Professor

BA, Syracuse University; MA, The American University (Washington D.C.); PhD, George Mason University

Dr. Joshua N. Weiss is the program director for Bay Path’s Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Negotiation. He is a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Negotiation Project, Co-Founder of the Global Negotiation Initiative, and President of Negotiation Works, Inc.  As a leadership, negotiation, and conflict resolution consultant, he has worked with Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, the United Nations, and various governments. Dr. Weiss is the author of numerous articles and books, including The Book of Real World Negotiations and The Negotiator in You book series. He also is known to younger audiences through four children’s books about creative conflict resolution: 1. Dr. McFiddle's Brilliant Book of Creative Conflict Potions and Other Magical Things, 2. Trouble at the Watering Hole: The Adventures of Chickie and Emo, 3. Bullied No More!: The Continuing Adventures of Chickie and Emo, and 4. Phony Friends, Besties Again: The Continuing Adventures of Chickie and Emo. Informing his teaching at Bay Path is his research on how contemporary technology and storytelling impacts negotiation and conflict resolution. Outside the University, he enjoys staying active with his wife and three daughters, playing numerous sports, hiking, watching Boston sports teams, and spending time at the ocean.

Dr. Weiss received his PhD in 2002 from the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University.

Dr. Weiss was named to World's Top 30 Negotiation Professionals for 2024 by Global Gurus.

For negotiation, leadership, and conflict resolution tips, check out Dr. Weiss on TikTok at negotiatorv1.0

Please visit the MS in Organizational Leadership & Negotiation program page to learn about curriculum, faculty, program options, and more!