Sanford M. Jaffe

Sanford Jaffe


Faculty Fellow, Retired
Former Co-Director, Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
B.A. Rutgers University L.L.B. Harvard University Law School
Research Interests
  • Decision-making in negotiations and collaborations
  • Barriers to effective negotiations
  • Impact of decision-making processes on nature of, and compliance with, outcomes


Sanford M. Jaffe is the founding, and now retired, co-director of the Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at the Bloustein School and was also a member of the graduate faculty. He has served as a member of the Board of Governors at Rutgers University and chair of its Budget and Finance Committee. As officer in charge of the Government and Law Program at the Ford Foundation, he directed its program in government reform, criminal justice, legal education and dispute resolution for a number of years. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he is the author of several publications in the fields of dispute resolution, public interest law and legal education. Mr. Jaffe is a member of the NJ Supreme Court Committee on Dispute Resolution.

Complete Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)

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Graduate Courses
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Recent Publications

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Areas of Expertise: Political Institutions