Since 1988, the PIN Program has been conducted by an international Steering Committee of scholars who meet several times a year to develop and propagate new knowledge about the processes of international negotiation.
Cecilia Albin (Sweden) is Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University. With a PhD from the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School, she previously held faculty positions at the University of Cambridge and the University of Reading, and has also been a research scholar at Harvard University, the Hebrew University, Stanford University, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and the University of Queensland. She has led several sponsored projects on international negotiations with particular focus on justice issues, multilateral talks and issues of effectiveness. She is the author/editor of numerous volumes and articles on international negotiations. The most recent ones, published in 2012, are "Improving the Effectiveness of Multilateral Trade Negotiations" (special issue of International Negotiation: A Journal of Theory and Practice, guest editor and author of two articles); "Equality matters: Negotiating an end to civil wars" (Journal of Conflict Resolution, with Daniel Druckman); and "The Role of Equality in Negotiation and Sustainable Peace" (in Peter Coleman and Morton Deutsch, eds., The Psychological Components of a Sustainable Peace, with Daniel Druckman).