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Elizabeth A McClintock

Adjunct Lecturer


Elizabeth A. McClintock, PhD is a Founder and Managing Partner with CMPartners, LLC.  Dr. McClintock leads CM Partners' public sector practice and has 20 years of experience offering consulting services and designing and implementing negotiation, conflict management, and leadership training programs for both public and private sector organizations around the world.

Specific work at the national leadership level includes facilitating the integration of the Burundian Army and the Burundian Police (2003-2008); Training the newly appointed cabinet of Burundi President Nkurunziza in 2005 (work included strategic planning, training in negotiation and communication skills, building of trust); Offering mediation support to Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa and his team in the development of negotiation strategy to more effectively manage negotiations with the LTTE (2006); Strategic negotiation support and training to the Nepal Ministry of Health and Population (2009); and a strategic negotiation support and training program designed for a mixed group of government officials in Timor Leste (2008-2010). Dr. McClintock is a founding member of the Burundi Leadership Training Program, for whom she served as the lead facilitator and program designer for over eight years. 
Dr. McClintock’s change management and organizational capacity building work has included a range of clients such as the Burundian Army, the South African University system, and the World Health Organization.  Ongoing work at WHO focuses on improving the ability of member states to better manage the global health diplomacy process and has resulted in a series of publications, including the book Negotiating Public Health in a Globalized World: Global Health Diplomacy in Action, with co-authors, D. Fairman, D. Chigas, and N. Drager (Springer 2012) and Multistakeholder Dialogue for Women’s and Children’s Health: A Guide for Conveners and Facilitators (PMNCH/WHO 2014) with co-author Laura J. Frost. 
Dr. McClintock has taught and trained in association with numerous leading universities around the world including the Institute for Management Development (IMD), the Graduate Institute (Geneva), the National University of Singapore (NUS), The Fletcher School, Tufts University, University of San Diego, and Kashmir University. Dr. McClintock also periodically guest lectures at Brandeis University, Harvard Law School, UMass Boston, and Columbia University School of Public Health. She is currently a Lecturer at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, D.C.
Prior to co-founding CMPartners, LLC, Dr. McClintock was Director of Programs at Conflict Management Group. Dr. McClintock served four years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco, working as a teacher, a PC Volunteer leader, and a basketball coach. In addition to her work at CMPartners, Dr. McClintock serves as Executive Director and Chair of the Board of Directors of The Bridgeway Group, an international non-profit organization dedicated to providing nascent conflict resolution organizations around the world with the skills and tools to more effectively manage conflict in their own cultures and contexts.
Dr. McClintock holds an AB from Dartmouth College and an MALD and a PhD from the Fletcher School, Tufts University.