NTR again supporting AALS Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution’s New Voices in Dispute Resolution mentorship program.

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About NTR

Get In TouchNTR was founded by Jeanne Brett, Stephen Goldberg and Holly Schroth to facilitate research and teaching in the areas of negotiation, conflict, dispute resolution and teams.

Board of Directors

Holly Schroth

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Strategy, Anger & Emotions, Fairness, Trust, Relationships


PhD, Social Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Activities & Affiliations
  • Senior Lecturer and Distinguished Teaching Fellow, Management and Organizations,, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
  • Trainer, consultant, and keynote speaker on negotiation and social interaction
  • Author, negotiation teaching materials
  • Researcher, negotiations, language, and emotions

Stephen Goldberg

Dispute Resolution & Mediation

Simulations, training, and services


JD, Harvard Law School

Activities & Affiliations
  • Professor of Law, Emeritus, Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University
  • President, Mediation Research and Education Project
  • Member, National Academy of Arbitrators
  • Researcher, dispute systems design, mediation
  • Mediation in Action: Resolving a Complex Business Dispute

Jeanne Brett

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Culture & Negotiation Strategy

Multicultural teamwork, conflict management, negotiation teams


PhD, University of Illinois, Psychology

Activities & Affiliations
  • DeWitt W. Buchanan, Jr., Professor Emerita of Dispute Resolution and Organizations, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • Author and editor, negotiation and teamwork materials
  • Researcher, culture and negotiation strategy, status and power, trust, emotions in negotiations

Donna Shestowsky

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Strategy, Applying Psychology to Resolve Legal Disputes


Ph.D., Psychology, Stanford University
J.D., Stanford University
M.S., Psychology, Yale University

  • Martin Luther King Jr., Professor of Law and Director of Lawyering Skills Education, University of California, Davis, School of Law. Faculty for the Psychology Graduate Group, University of California, Davis.
  • Chair, Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation (elected 2021)
  • Trainer, consultant, and keynote speaker, the psychology of negotiation, strategies for counseling litigation parties on dispute resolution
  • Author, applying psychology to resolve legal disputes
  • Researcher, empirical research to understand litigant perspectives on dispute resolution