Center for Executive Education
William (“Bill”) F. Lincoln’s proven effectiveness as an educator and trainer is enhanced by his 40+ years of experience as a practitioner of negotiations and mediation in diverse, critical and often highly volatile scenarios involving governmental, private, community, environmental and international sectors.
1967 - MA/MD Colgate Rochester
1964 - BA [Cum Laude] Franklin College of Indiana
Faculty Credentials: Negotiations, Collaborative Planning and Mediation
2006-present - Senior Lecturer, Center for Executive Education, Naval Postgraduate School Courses: NSLS, TS, and ESC
1986-95 and 2005-present - Adjunct Faculty U.S. Federal Executive Institute
2000-2012 - Senior Faculty, VISN 20 Executive Program’s “Core Competency Leadership Series”, Veterans Administration, Puget Sound Health Care System, Center for Education and Development
1994-2009 - Adjunct Faculty, St. Petersburg State University [Russia], Department of Conflictology
1978-81 - Academic Conference Workshop Leader-Harvard University Law School, with R. Fisher & W. Ury [and so acknowledged in Getting to Yes]
1976-81 - Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Teaching Faculty
Professional Credentials and Recognition
- 2009 Special Recognition Award by the Russian Congress of Conflictology (in conjunction with St. Petersburg State University) Recognition of the foreigner who did the most to advance conflictology in Russia
- 2009 Distinguished Alumnus awarded by Colgate Rochester
- 2006 Greater Tacoma Peace Prize Laureate awarded by the regional Scandinavian Community
- 2004 Award of Excellence by the International Academy of Mediators
- 2003 Master Forum Award of Excellence by the Straus Center for Dispute Resolution of Pepperdine University’s School of Law
- 1994 Doctor of Humane Letters [DHL / Honorary Degree / Franklin College]
- 1981 and 1982 Wilton Park Fellow, England
- 1979-80 Appointed by US House of Representatives Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill to serve as one of nine Federal Commissioners on the United States Commission to Hear and Examine Proposals for the National Academy for Peace and Conflict Resolution. The findings and recommendations of this Commission resulted in Congress establishing the United States Institute of Peace [USIP].
Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico, Cuba, Haiti, USSR, Russia, Latvia, Poland, Hungary, Belgium, England, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, China, Canada, Sudan (in accord with US laws).