College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Daniel Druckman

Daniel Druckman

Daniel Druckman


International negotiation, nationalism, research methodology, political psychology

Daniel Druckman has published widely on such topics as negotiating behavior, nationalism and group identity, human performance, peacekeeping, political stability, nonverbal communication, and research methodology.  He is a board member or associate editor of eight journals and co-edits a new book series on International Negotiation. He received the 1995 Otto Klineberg award for Intercultural and International Relations from the Society for the Psychological Analysis of Social Issues for his work on nationalism, a Teaching Excellence award in 1998 from George Mason, an award for the outstanding article published in 2001 from the International Association for Conflict Management (IACM), and the 2006 outstanding book award for Doing Research: Methods of Inquiry for Conflict Analysis. He is the recipient of the 2003 Lifetime Achievement award from the International Association for Conflict Management. 

Daniel Druckman was formerly the Vernon M. and Minnie I. Lynch Professor of Conflict Resolution at George Mason, where he coordinated the doctoral program at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.  He is also a professor at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, a member of the faculty at Sabanci University in Istanbul, and a visiting professor at National Yunlin University of Science and Technology in Taiwan and at the University of Melbourne in Australia. He has held senior positions at several consulting firms as well as at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in Washington D.C.

Dr. Druckman received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University and was awarded a best-in-field prize from the American Institutes for Research for his doctoral dissertation.

Selected Publications

Druckman, D. (2005). Doing Research: Methods of Inquiry for Conflict Analysis. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Druckman, D. and P.F. Diehl (2006) Conflict Resolution (Vol. 1-5). London: Sage

Irmer, C. and D. Druckman (2009). Explaining negotiation outcomes: Context or process?” Negotiation and Conflict Management Research 2 (3): 209-235.

Druckman, D. (2009). Doing Conflict Research Through a Multi-Method Lens. In J. Bercovitch, V. Kremenyuk, and I.W. Zartman (Eds.) The Handbook of Conflict Management, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Druckman, D. (2009). Intuition or Counter-Intuition: The Science Behind the Art of Negotiation. 25th Anniversary issue of the Negotiation Journal 25 (4): 431-448.

Nan, S. A., D. Druckman, and J. El Horr (2009). Unofficial international conflict resolution initiatives: Is there a Track 1 ½?, Are there best practices? Conflict Resolution Quarterly 27 (1): 65-82.

Druckman, D. and A. Narlikar (2010). Case studies as evidence: lessons learned. In A. Narlikar (ed.) Breaking Deadlocks in Multilateral Settings: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Cambridge University Press.

Druckman, D. Frameworks, cases, and experiments: Bridging theory with ractice. International Negotiation 15: 163-186.

Diehl, P.F. and D. Druckman (2010). Evaluating Peace Operations. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner.

Druckman, D. and C. Albin (2010). Distributive justice and the durability of peace agreements. Review of International Studies (in press).