Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, and Sheila Heen teach at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Negotiation Project. They have been consultants to businesspeople, governments, organizations, communities, and individuals around the world, and have written on negotiation and communication in publications ranging from the New York Times to Parents magazine. Bruce Patton is also a co-author of Getting to Yes. Each of them lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
Douglas Stone served as a resident adviser for Harvard undergrads and spent ten years as the Associate Director of the Harvard Negotiation Project.Elizabeth Tippett developed and directed a student group at Harvard, which served as a resource for campus organizations in managing their conflicts. She is a student at Harvard Law School.