Colin McRoberts

Adjunct Faculty
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Colin currently works as a consultant and previously practiced commercial litigation with Steptoe & Johnson. He specializes in negotiation, communication, and strategy in complex and difficult situations, with a background in commercial negotiations, international multilateral talks, and navigating relationships between aboriginal peoples and government. His writing focuses on irrationality, exploring how intelligent and reasonable people become stuck in irrational ideas such as wild conspiracy theories. He applies the lessons of negotiation to promote positive strategies for engaging irrational beliefs. 

Courses Taught:

  • Special Topics: Negotiating Skills Workshop


J.D., Harvard Law School, 2004. 

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