Lecturer on Education
Degree: J.D., Harvard Law School, (2015)
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.