Sanford M. Jaffe

Sanford Jaffe


Policy Fellow, 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 a Policy Fellow at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, and co-director of the Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. 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.

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