When it comes to Negotiation, Biden is as Underrated as Trump is Overrated

Image for post
Image for post
Icons made by ”https://www.flaticon.com/authors/eucalyp"

By Grande Lum and Andrea Kupfer Schneider

America deserves a commander-in-chief whose persuasion impulses seek to unify rather than divide, to protect rather than hurt, to collaborate rather than extort, and to be tough when needed. We are negotiation and conflict resolution scholars and practitioners. Over thirty years, we have taught negotiation to hundreds of students. Biden’s negotiation style will be ideal to help this country heal from its wounds after the past four years. Having traveled his own journey to find purpose through tragic personal loss, he has been able to relate to those he would have to negotiate…


Image for post
Image for post
“PEACE” by @wewon31 #https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/legalcode

by Grande Lum and Grace Flores-Hughes

We are former Directors of the Community Relations Service (CRS) of the Department of Justice (DOJ) who have served in both Republican and Democratic administrations. Each of us was confirmed with broad bipartisan support by the U.S. Senate. Each of us individually took the oath to defend the Constitution and pursue the administration of justice without partisan bias. …

Grande Lum and Andrea Kupfer Schneider

Grande Lum is provost of Menlo College.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store