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Edward A. Dauer

Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus

Dean 1985 – 1990
Professor 1990-2008

A.B., 1966, Brown University
LL.B., 1969, Yale University
M.P.H., 2001, Harvard University

Edward A. Dauer served as Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, and is an active mediator and arbitrator with over 25 years experience in the field of conflict resolution. Prior to joining the law faculty at Denver he held a number of other academic appointments, including from 1974 to 1985, that of Associate Professor of Law and later Deputy Dean of the Yale Law School, which he left in 1985 to assume the Deanship at Denver. Dean Dauer was the co-founder and first President of the National Center for Preventive Law, is an Elected Member of the American Law Institute, and has served since 1996 as a Visiting Scholar at the Program on Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at the Harvard School of Public Health. In addition to his LL.B. he has undertaken postgraduate training in economics and in the social sciences, and holds the degree of MPH (concentration in Health Policy and management) from Harvard. From 1990 to 1993 Dauer chaired the Center for Public Resources working group in health care dispute resolution. His writings include two books in the special field of health care ADR and a two-volume treatise in Dispute Resolution. His honors include the W. Quinn Jordan Award from the National Blood Foundation, and the Sanbar Lectureship from the American College of Legal Medicine.