Professor Roy J. Lewicki is the Irving Abramowitz Memorial Professor Emeritus. He is a leading scholar in the study of trust development and trust repair, negotiation and conflict management processes.

Lewicki is the author or editor of 40 books, including the leading academic textbooks on negotiation. His most recent books are Negotiation, 7E and Negotiation: Readings, Exercises and Cases, 7E. Another recent book, Making Sense of Intractable Environmental Conflicts, won the Best Book Award from the International Association of Conflict Management. 

Lewicki is founding editor of Academy of Management Learning and Educationand has served as associate editor of the Academy of Management Executive. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Conflict Management in 2013, the Distinguished Educator Award from the Academy of Management, and has been named a Fellow of the Academy of Management and the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society. At Fisher, he has received the Pace Setters Service Award, the Pace Setters Teaching Award, the Westerbeck Teaching Award and the Bostic Georges Service Award.

Companies such as Nationwide, Nestle, Limited Stores, OM Scott, Corna Kokosing, American Electronic Power, Siemens, Tosoh, The Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital and The Ohio State Medical Center have utilized Lewicki’s executive education services on conflict management, negotiation skills and leadership development. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Negotiation Dynamics and Processes
  • Trust, Trust Development and Trust Repair
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Honesty and Fairness in Organizations
  • Executive Leadership
  • Ethical Decision Making


  • PhD, Columbia University
  • BA, Dartmouth College