Adjunct Faculty
University of Nevada, Reno, Beginning and Advanced Conflict Resolution, 2001-10
National Judicial College, Reno, Nevada, International Mediation Training, 2001-10
Shivaji University, Guest Lecturer, Maharashtra, India, 2002, 2009 
JiaoTong University Law School, Shanghai, China, 2012-present
Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai, China, 2012-present

International Experience
Asia Mediation Association, Guest Speaker, Hong Kong, 2014
Asia Pacific Mediation Forum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2008; Bangkok, Thailand, 2011
University of Hong Kong, ADR Program, Guest Lecturer, 2012, 2013, 2014
UN NGO/DPI Conference Participant, New York City, 2006
Coordinator for Golden Choices Program, Czech Republic, August, 2007
3rd Global Ethics Symposium, Chinese Academy Social Sciences, Beijing, July, 2005.

Presented over 25,000 student - classroom hours of Training on:
Communication, Emotional Intelligence, Anger Management, Ethics,
Problem Solving, Negotiation, Mediation, Group Facilitation, Strategic Planning
Crossing Cultures, Ethnic Cooperation, Teambuilding,
Brain Function, Teaching to Learning Styles, Imagination and Creativity

Organizational leadership
President of the Sparks Chamber of Commerce, 1993
Chairman of the Northern Nevada Private Industry Council, 1993-95  
Chairman of the Washoe County School to Careers Council, 1998
President of the Nevada Dispute Resolution Coalition, 2001-7 
President of I Can Do Anything Charter High School, 2000-2 
President of Truckee Meadows Tomorrow, 2006

Conference Presentations
American Bar Association Dispute Resolution (1), Association for Conflict Resolution (6), National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution (3), National Conference on Dialogue and Debate (1), Asia Pacific Mediation Forum (2).

Books and Articles
E Squared: The Power of Empathy and Ethics
Transforming Conflict into Consensus: 9 Keys to Synergy
Emotional Intelligence in Mediation
Learning Styles in Mediation
Ethical Perspectives in Mediation
A Practical Process for Reciprocal Negotiation
Faith and Peace
A Somewhat Alphabetical Dictionary of Conflict Resolution Theories, Terms and Hypothetical Constructs (joke book)

M.A. in Conflict Resolution, 2000, Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio
B.S., Food Science, Management, 1973, California Polytechnic State University

Prior Work Experience
General Manager, Personnel Services Inc., 1988-98, Employment Staffing Company.  
Production Superintendent, Quality Control Manager, Distribution Manager, Administrative Manager, Human Resource Manager, 1973-1988.Books_and_Articles.htmlshapeimage_1_link_0

Trip Barthel

Consensus Coach


Trip enjoys helping groups achieve consensus on difficult issues around the world.

He excels at conducting informative and imaginative training programs for schools, organizations and communities.