Antonia Handler Chayes
Antonia Chayes "is Visiting Professor of International Politics and Law. She taught at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard, and the Harvard Law School. She chairs the Project on International Institutions and Conflict Management at the Program on Negotiation at the Harvard Law School.
"Chayes was Vice Chair and Senior Consultant of Conflict Management Group (CMG), a non-profit international dispute resolution organization. She occasionally serves as mediator of corporate disputes for JAMS/ENDISPUTE, where she served for eight years. As a Board member of United Technologies Corporation for 21 years, she chaired its Public Issues Review Committee, and served on its Executive Committee until retiring in 2002.
"During the Carter Administration she was Assistant and later, Under Secretary of the US Air Force, where she was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal. She has served on several Federal Commissions, including the Vice President’s White House Aviation Safety and Security Commission, and the Commission on Roles and Missions of the United States Armed Forces.
"Chayes has also practiced law in a Boston law firm. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She serves as a consultant to the Office of Compliance, Adviser, Ombudsman of IFC and MIGA of the World Bank. She is the author of a number of books and articles (see "Publications").
"She was recently honored with the Radcliffe Alumnae Award in recognition of her career of distinguished service. She received her B.A. from Radcliffe College of Harvard University, attended Yale Law School, and received the J.D. from George Washington University.
Professional Activities: "Adjunct Lecturer, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (1981-2003) Chair, Project on Compliance and International Conflict Management at the Program on Negotiation at the Harvard Law School; Senior Advisor and Vice Chair of Conflict Management Group; Founding member of ENDISPUTE; Member, Board of Directors, United Technologies Corporation (1981-2002); Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower, Reserve Affairs and Installations and Under Secretary of the U.S. Air Force (1977-1981); Served on several federal commissions, including the Vice President’s White House Aviation Safety and Security Commission, and the Commission on Roles and Missions of the United States Armed Forces." 
President of Consensus Building Institute.
Was married to Professor Abram Chayes.
- Carr Center, Former Fellows 2001/02
- Advisory Board (former member in 2008 at least), Center for Preventive Action 
Resources and articles
Related Sourcewatch articles
- Advisory Board, Council on Foreign Relations, accessed January 19, 2008.