The invitation was primarily based Dr. Jallow’s background as a former journalist and human rights advocate, an educational who taught in two U.S. universities, and most particularly his work in transitional justice on the TRRC, now globally thought of a mannequin for profitable fact commissions.
Roger D. Fisher, a distinguished Harvard Regulation Faculty professor who handed away in 2012, was co-founder and director emeritus of Harvard’s Program on Negotiation and co-author of theinternational bestseller, “Attending to Sure: Negotiating an settlement with out giving in”, which has been translated into 36 languages.Fisher was a professor at Harvard Regulation Faculty for over 40 years. He has written many books and articles on the artwork and science of negotiation and battle decision, and was concerned, amongst different issues, in negotiating an finish to apartheid in South Africa.
“Roger Fisher was a pioneering visionary who helped to create the tutorial discipline of negotiation and battle decision and who put his personal concepts into observe resolving conflicts giant and small all over the world,” mentioned Dean John Manning of the Harvard Regulation Faculty in welcoming the organising of the Fisher Fellowship fund by the Fisher household. “With mental rigor and creativity, he approached the elemental downside of how human beings can get previous seemingly intractable disputes that threaten peace and stability.”
Based on the a call for participation to Dr. Jallow from Harvard Regulation Faculty, “Roger D. Fisher’s household endowed this fellowship to honor Professor Fisher, who devoted his profession to learning and advancing the artwork and science of battle decision and negotiation. Professor Fisher sought methods to use studying about negotiation and management to deal with tough nationwide and worldwide questions and advance essential targets. He held a deep perception that mutual understanding may and would enhance our collective capability to reconcile and negotiate our variations. The Roger D. Fisher Fellowship seeks to proceed Professor Fisher’s life’s work by bringing to Harvard Regulation Faculty people of nationwide and worldwide stature who’ve demonstrated a dedication to creating progress by way of the processes of negotiation and management. It might imply a lot to our group to be taught out of your wide-ranging expertise with completely different types of negotiation, affect, coalition-building, societal reconciliation and influencing long run social change. Your presence as our inaugural Fisher Fellow would allow our college students to counterpoint their understanding of those processes and enrich conversations throughout the Harvard Regulation Faculty and wider College.”
“I really feel deeply humbled and honored to be named the inaugural Fisher Fellow and entrusted with the accountability to proceed Professor Fisher’s life’s work at Harvard. He was an important man and a superb scholar whose work on negotiation and battle decision is internationally acclaimed. I used to be significantly happy to study Professor Fisher’s contribution to negotiating an finish to apartheid in South Africa,” Dr. Jallow mentioned. “I’m grateful to Harvard Regulation Faculty for contemplating me worthy of this honor and, God keen, will start the one-year fellowship at Harvard in the summertime of 2023,” he added.
Baba Jallow holds a Ph. D in African Historical past from the College of California at Davis, a Masters in Liberal Research from Rutgers College, Camden, New Jersey and a Bachelor of Arts in Historical past and Political Science from Fourah Bay School, the College of Sierra Leone. In late 2017, he was invited by former Justice Minister Abubacar Tambadou to return house from exile in america to assist arrange and function Govt Secretary of the TRRC.