Susan L. Podziba
Susan L. Podziba is Principal and Public Policy Mediator at Susan Podziba & Associates.
is known for designing processes tailored to the unique characteristics of complex public policy conflicts and challenges.
For more than twenty years, Ms. Podziba
has mediated scores of cases involving international relations, governance, environmental disputes, land use and development decisions, transportation planning, security, labor standards, public health, and education policy.
served as a Fulbright Senior Specialist in Peace and Conflict Resolution at the Amsterdam Centre for Conflict Studies at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
She was a Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Urban Studies and Planning from 1996-2002 and Faculty Associate at the Program On Negotiation at Harvard Law School from 1999-2002.
currently lectures internationally.
has published numerous articles on negotiation, mediation, and consensus building, most recently, as a New York Times Op-Ed Contributor.
Ms. Podziba received her Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.