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Samuel Straus

Lecturer on Education

Samuel Straus

Degree:  J.D., Harvard Law School, (2015)
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Office:  Longfellow 211
Faculty Assistant:  Lee A. Marmor


Sam Straus is an educator, facilitator, and recovering lawyer. He teaches the Negotiation Workshop and Fugitive Negotiation: Negotiating Power, Space and Purpose with/in Educational Institutions. 

Beyond HGSE, Straus works as a consultant and coach to teams within organizations seeking to build more accountable relationships and distribute power differently. Straus is also a fellow with the Systemic Justice Project at Harvard Law School.  

Previously, Straus helped lead a Boston-based organization that facilitates racial justice and gender-based violence prevention workshops with students, teachers, and administrators in schools, and served as a facilitator with a theatre-based program that engaged audiences in dialogue on the school-to-prison pipeline.