• Director, Environmental Dispute Resolution Program, Wallace Stegner Center , College Of Law
  • Adjunct Professor, College Of Law


  • Report Card on Environmental Dispute Resolution in Utah – Grade: Incomplete, But Showing Promise, J. Envtl. Law and Litigation 28:227 (Winter 2013). Published, 12/2013.
  • Watersheds and the Integration of U.S. Water Law and Policy: Bridging the Great Divides, 25 William & Mary Environmental Law Review 1-68 (2000). Published, 12/2000.
  • Natural Resource Damage Assessments: Their Evolution Continues, EPA Administrative Law Reporter. Published, 05/1998.
  • Is Full Compensation Possible for the Damages Resulting from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill?, Environmental Law Reporter. Published, 08/1989.

Research Keywords

  • Disputing and Conflict Resolution


  • “Are We Wired to Cooperate?,” Utah Symposium on Science & Literature, Salt Lake City, UT. Panel, Presented, 03/2014.
  • "Collaborative Problem-Solving in Action," Utah Valley University, Dept. of Communications, Executive Lecture Series. Presentation, Presented, 03/2014.
  • “What Universities Are Teaching About Public Participation,” International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) North American Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Panel, Presented, 09/2013.
  • "Water Law in the West: A Panel Discussion with Patricia Mulroy,” UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, NV. Panel, Presented, 09/2013.
  • “Consensus Building,” Association for Conservation Information (ACI), Midway, UT. Presentation, Presented, 07/2013.
  • “Collaboration 101: Public Involvement in Recreation and Resource Management,” Winter Wildlands Alliance Grassroots Advocacy Conference, Salt Lake City, UT . Presentation, Presented, 03/2013.
  • “Energy and the Environment: Responsible Energy Development,” Utah Governor’s Energy Summit, Salt Lake City, UT. Panel, Presented, 01/2013.
  • “Report Card on Environmental Dispute Resolution in Utah,” Association of American Law Schools, New Orleans, LA. Panel, Presented, 01/2013.
  • “Report Card on Environmental Dispute Resolution in Utah; Grade: Incomplete, But Showing Progress,” Wallace Stegner Center Green Bag, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah. Presentation, Presented, 11/2012.
  • “Multi-Party Dispute Resolution,” UT State Bar Fall Forum, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 11/2012.
  • "Rangeland Collaborations: Successes and Challenges," November 2011, National Forest Foundation webinar. Presentation, Presented, 11/2011.
  • "Local Leaders as Conveners for Collaborative Problem Solving," November 2010, National League of Cities, Leadership Training Institute Seminar, Denver, CO. Presentation, Presented, 11/2010.
  • "Public Engagement Practice in Local Government," June 2010, National League of Cities webinar. Presentation, Presented, 06/2010.
  • "Working Collaboratively to Solve Environmental Problems," August 2009, Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 08/2009.
  • "A Successful Collaboration: The Clear The Air Challenge," panel discussion, July 2009, Urban Land Institute, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 07/2009.