Rachel Milner Gillers

Director and Associate Professor of the Practice

Rachel Milner Gillers is Director of the Georgetown Conflict Transformation Lab and Associate Professor of the Practice of Negotiation and Conflict Management at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy. She has facilitated multi-stakeholder decision making processes and delivered negotiation, mediation, and conflict management workshops for government, industry and non-profit clients worldwide. She specializes in international development, gender and negotiation, and dialogue across divides.

Rachel has worked with United Nations agencies, the International Monetary Fund, global pharmaceutical companies, U.S. federal agencies, the Smithsonian and others to identify and overcome individual and organizational barriers to negotiating better agreements. She holds joint Master’s degrees from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Harvard Divinity School. A native of the Washington, D.C. area, she has lived in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.