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Brian Blancke, Ph.D.

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Brian Blancke Ph.D. is an Associate with Essential Partners and a senior consultant at Vantage Partners, a Boston-based consulting and training firm. He is an instructional designer and trainer in negotiation, relationship management, and influence. In this capacity, he has worked with a large number of Fortune 500 companies across many industries, including animal health, to design skill development programs for individual contributors through executives.

Dr. Blancke is also adjunct faculty at Bay Path University’s Master’s in Leadership and Negotiation program, where he teaches a course on three key topics of negotiation—emotions, trust and culture. Prior to Bay Path, Dr. Blancke taught in Creighton University’s Masters in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution program.

Besides training and teaching, Dr. Blancke conducts research and writes on developing mastery in negotiation and conflict resolution through developing multidimensional practice. He has published articles and chapters in Conflict Resolution Quarterly, Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, PON Books, and Jossey-Bass.

He is also pursuing a certificate in somatic coaching from the Strozzi Institute. Dr. Blancke holds a Ph.D. in Social Science and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Conflict Resolution from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

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