Dr. Lieberfeld "joined the Policy Center's faculty in 2003. Before coming to Duquesne, Professor Lieberfeld taught at Colgate University, Bowdoin College, and the University of Missouri, St. Louis. He is a recipient of research grants and fellowships from the United States Institute of Peace, the Theodore Lentz Peace Research Society, the Fulbright Program, and Harvard Law School's Program on Negotiation.
"Dr. Lieberfeld's research addresses the question of why adversaries in long-standing conflicts decide to negotiate. His related research interests include mediation and third-party intervention, identity and culture in conflict, and the role of leadership in peacemaking. He is the author of the book, Talking with the Enemy: Negotiation and Threat Perception in South Africa and Israel/Palestine (Praeger, 1999) and articles in journals including the War, Media & Conflict, Social Movement Studies, Journal of Peace Research, Middle East Policy, Peace and Conflict, International Negotiation, The American Behavioral Scientist, Peace Review, The International Journal of Peace Studies, Logos, Negotiation Journal, Politikon, Mediation Quarterly, and The American Scholar. He contributed a book chapter on the role of unofficial diplomacy in the South African conflict to Ronald Fisher, ed., Paving the Way: Contributions of Interactive Conflict Resolution to Peacemaking in Protracted Ethnopolitical Conflicts (Lexington Books, 2004). He is an editor of the International Journal of Peace Studies. His work as a mediator includes 10 years with Urban Community Mediators in Boston."  CV
M.A.L.D., Ph.D., The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, International Relations, 1996. "Turning Points in Conflict: Prenegotiation Decision-Making in South Africa and the Middle East." Advisors: Herbert C. Kelman, Harvard University; Jeswald Salacuse and Jeffrey Rubin, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Resources and articles
- Daniel Lieberfeld, accessed April 11, 2010.