Seth Freeman, JD, teaches negotiation and conflict management courses at SIPA and at Columbia Business School.
Freeman also serves as assistant clinical professor at NYU's Stern School of Business. He also serves as a visiting professor of International Negotiation at several programs abroad, including Bordeaux Ecole de Management (BEM) in France and Zhongshan University's Executive MBA program in Guangzhou, China. He has also taught at Beijing University's Executive MBA program in Beijing and Shenzhen, and the World Economic Forum.
Freeman also serves as a trainer and consultant on negotiations for organizations such as Avaya, Polo RalphLauren, Seedco, Acumen Fund, and the New York City Board of Education. He has served as a mediator for the Queens Mediation Center.
Freeman's columns and op-eds have appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, and the New York Times. His teaching materials have been published by Harvard's Program on Negotiation and are used by its law school and around the world.
Freeman practiced corporate and securities law for six years, including work involving initial public offerings, corporate restructurings, and aircraft financing.
He holds a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and an undergraduate degree in economics from Cornell University.