Elizabeth Ann McClintock

PhD Student

  • AB, Government, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  • MALD, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, Medford, MA


Elizabeth A. McClintock is a founder and managing partner with CMPartners, LLC and a Ph.D. candidate at the Fletcher School. Liz has over 18 year of experience offering consulting services to and designing and implementing negotiation, conflict management and leadership training programs for both private and public sector organizations around the world. Recent work has included: management of a six-month capacity-building program for the Burundian National Commission on Demobilization and Reintegration; acting as the lead facilitator for a two-year Liberian government collaborative capacity-building project managed by WWICS; serving as the co-facilitator of a two-year USAID-funded program to develop a conflict resolution curriculum for Burundian high schools, in partnership with the Burundian Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education and the Burundi Leadership Training Program; and serving as the lead facilitator and program designer for the Burundi Leadership Training Program since 2003. In addition to training, Liz has served as a consultant and coach to a range of clients including the Burundian government, assuring the integration of peacebuilding themes into the PRSP-2; the WWICS senior management team; staff and managers of the World Health Organization; and staff of the World Bank. Liz served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco from 1988 to 1992. With co-authors D. Fairman, D. Chigas, and N. Drager, Liz has recently published a book, "Negotiating Public Health in a Globalized World: Global Health Diplomacy in Action" (Springer 2012). In addition to her work at CMPartners, McClintock serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of The Bridgeway Group.

Curriculum Vitae - Elizabeth Ann McClintock

Awards, Fellowships, and Grants
  • Ph.D. Exchange Fellow at l’Institute d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po), Paris (2012-2013)
  • Dean’s Award Recipient, Summer Research Grant, The Fletcher School (2012)
  • Next Generation Research Grant Recipient, Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School (2012)
  • Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Methods Research, Syracuse University (June 2011)
  • Graduate Institute For Teaching Fellow (2010-2011)

Fields of Study
  • Human Security
  • International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

• McClintock, Elizabeth and Térence Nahimana. (2008). “Managing the Tension between Inclusionary and Exclusionary Processes: Building Peace in Burundi” in International Negotiation Vol 13 No 1. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers and Johns Hopkins University
• Wolpe et al. (July 2004). “Rebuilding Peace and State in War-torn Burundi” in The Round Table, Vol. 93, No. 375. London: Carfax Publishing.

• Fairman, D., Chigas, D., McClintock E., and Drager, N., (2012). Negotiating Public Health in a Globalized World: Global Health Diplomacy in Action, Springer Briefs in Public Health, Dordrecht: Springer.
• Drager, McClintock and Moffitt. (2000). Negotiating Health Development: A Guide for Practitioners. Geneva: World Health Organization.

• Chigas, Fairman, McClintock and Najam. (2007). “Negotiating Across Boundaries: Promoting Health in a Globalized World” in Trade and Health: Seeking Common Ground. Heymann, Drager and Blouin eds. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press.
• Sommers, Marc and Elizabeth McClintock. (2003). “On Hidden Ground” in Imagine Coexistence: Restoring Humanity After Violent Ethnic Conflict. Chayes, Antonia, and Minow, Martha, eds. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

PhD Dissertation (working title)
  • “Securing the Space for Political Transition: The Evolution of Civil-Military Relations in Burundi”

Dissertation Advisor(s)
Antonia Handler Chayes
Eileen F. Babbitt

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  • Board of Advisors
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  • Latin American Advisory Group
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