Biography

Brian Barth, BA (Hons.), MA, Credentialed Mediator
Conflict Management Advisor

Brian Barth began working at the Office of Human Rights and Conflict Management in July 2014. Previously, Brian worked at the University of Manitoba for nine years in Student Affairs as a Student Advocate and Accessibility Advisor.

Brian completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Saskatchewan, and came to Winnipeg in 2001 to pursue graduate work at the University of Manitoba. He studied cultural anthropology and completed a research thesis on the self-advocacy narratives of postsecondary students with disabilities. During his time as a University of Manitoba student, Brian worked with several student groups, academic departments and Student Affairs units on diverse topics such as gambling in First Nation communities and online academic integrity teaching.

Since completing his MA in 2005, and in addition to his employment duties at the University of Manitoba, Brian has been a reviewer for the Joint Faculty Research Ethics Board, and has been acting chair for two different research ethics boards. Further, Brian completed training as a mediator at Resolution Skills Centre in Winnipeg in 2010/2011. He volunteers as mediator in the victim-offender mediation program of Mediation Services in Winnipeg.

 

Brian Barth
Conflict Management Advisor