Todd Jarvis

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3837
  • Office: 3rd Floor School of Law
  • Departments: Law, Law-CRES

Academic Interests

Environmental Conflict Resolution, Online Dispute Resolution, Serious Gaming in Water, Groundwater Governance

Courses

Environmental Conflict Resolution

Biography

Professor Todd Jarvis brings vast practical environmental conflict resolution knowledge to the CRES program at U. of Oregon. Todd is a consulting groundwater hydrologist with over 30 years of experience working for global water/wastewater engineering and groundwater engineering firms. He also worked as an expert witness and provided litigation support on groundwater rights and water well construction in the western US before becoming enlightened as a licensed and insured mediator in the US.

With professional licenses as a Certified Engineering Geologist, Certified Water Right Examiner, and Certified Mediator, Todd’s interests include transboundary aquifers, groundwater and water well conflict resolution. He is a consultant to UNESCO-IHE in Delft where he teaches Environmental Conflict Resolution. He served on the Oregon State Board of Geologists Examiners through an appointment by former Governor Kitzhaber. Todd received his training as a geologist and hydrogeologist from the University of Wyoming and his PhD in Resource Geography from Oregon State University.

Publications

CONTESTING HIDDEN WATERS: CONFLICT RESOLUTION FOR GROUNDWATER AND AQUIFERS (Earthscan, 2014)

Scientific Mediation, mediate.com (2015) (with UO JD/CRES student Curtis Moore)