Terry Barnett leads graduate-level courses on international conflict management for the University of North Carolina and Duke University. He also works with corporations, government agencies, banks, multinational organizations, trade associations, universities and other organizations based in the mid-Atlantic region. He assists strategic relationship alliances, facilitates organizational change, advises negotiation teams, conducts negotiation-training workshops, and resolves internal and external disputes.
In addition to serving as a Senior Professional with CMI Concord Group, Mr. Barnett is President of CMI Washington/Carolina, and served as Founding Chairman of Conflict Management, Inc. and Conflict Management Group (offshoots of the Harvard Negotiation Project) from 1984-97. Prior to the founding of Conflict Management, Mr. Barnett was a partner in a D.C. law firm for ten years, served with several committees of the U.S. Senate, and founded corporations providing cellular telephone services for various U.S. cities. He received an M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. Mr. Barnett resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He is married to Virginia Carson; they have three grown children.