Sherman Teichman is the founding President of the nonprofit higher education consultancy, The Trebuchet. Resonating the mantra he originally developed for the Institute, Thinking Beyond Boundaries/Acting Across Borders, The Trebuchet’s motto is Breaking Down Barriers/Building Bridges.
After 30 joyous intellectually and physically invigorating years - for many years also coaching the men’s saber team - Sherman retired from Tufts University in 2016 as the Founding Director Emeritus of the Institute for Global Leadership. Upon becoming Emeritus, he was named a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School (2017-19), where he explored his ongoing concern with the impact of corruption on human rights.
Sherman is a Non-Resident Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies of the University of Oxford. His concerns are at the intersection of science, technology, ethics, and international security, and with the invigoration of the International Student/Youth Pugwash network. He became the Inaugural Fellows Mentor for the Albright Institute at Wellesley College in 2018, and an advisor for Harvard’s undergraduate International Relations Council, where he embedded the Oslo Scholars program, an initiative that he created at Tufts with the Human Rights Foundation, where he serves as a Strategic Advisor. He currently is a Professor of the Practice at Sai University, Chennai, India.
Sherman is a Senior Fellow at the Liechtenstein Institute for Strategic Development, and at the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights. He is also a Strategic Advisor for RefugePoint, and Music for Life International. He serves on the Academic Advisory Board of the American Friends of Combatants for Peace; on the Advisory Boards of the VII Foundation, Embodying Peace, The Mind Brain Center, International Peace Accelerators, the Council for European Studies and a contributor for CES' EuropeNow; and the Boston/Brookline Council of Mistral Music.