Elizabeth McClintock '86

Chair, Board of Visitors

Elizabeth McClintock, Ph.D. is Executive Director of the Bridgeway Group. Liz has over 25 years of experience offering consulting services to and designing and implementing negotiation, conflict management, and leadership training programs for both public and private sector organizations around the world.  

Liz's work is focused on conflict and post-conflict environments, and with multilateral agencies charged with supporting transitions and programming in those contexts. In her work, Liz has advised the US government and various United Nations units, including the Office of the Special Adviser of the Secretary General to Burundi, on preparation for and conduct of negotiation and dialogue processes. Liz has supervised multi-year projects in Burundi, Timor-Leste and Liberia. She currently manages a multi-country capacity building program for the World Health Organization (WHO), helping member states to manage multisectoral collaboration efforts more effectively to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Past work with WHO has resulted in a series of publications, including the book Negotiating Public Health in a Globalized World: Global Health Diplomacy in Action, with co-authors, D. Fairman, D. Chigas, and N. Drager (Springer 2012). Her most recent publication is entitled "Empowering One Health Peacemakers" in Journal of Transdisciplinary Peace Praxis Vol 4 No. 2, co-authored with Diana Chigas, Ian Johnstone and Deborah Kochevar (2022). 

Liz is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Negotiations at The Fletcher School (Tufts University) and a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. In addition to her role as Chair on the Dickey Board of Visitors, Liz is a faculty member of the Negotiation Strategies Institute and a Member of the Advisory Council at UR Action. Liz earned an A.B. at Dartmouth College and received an MALD and a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. She is a proud Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Morocco).