Scholar-in-Residence: Dr. Aaron T. Wolf, Ph.D.

Water UCI’s scholar-in-residence program consists of a multi-day visit by a distinguished scholar who meets with faculty, student organizations and other UCI centers. 

This year, Water UCI is hosting Dr. Aaron T. Wolf as the 2017 Scholar-in-Residence. Dr. Wolf is a renowned authority on negotiating solutions to international water conflicts. He is also a professor of geography at Oregon State University.

Below is the schedule of events planned for Dr. Wolf’s visit. Be sure to RSVP early as space is limited.


Thursday, March 2

Student Q & A

Who is hosting: Global Sustainability Resource Center (GSRC)
Who should Attend: UCI Graduate and Undergraduate Students
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Student Center G454 (directions)
RSVP: GSRC Facebook Page

Luncheon with Dr. Aaron T. Wolf

Who is hosting: Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation
Who should Attend: UCI Faculty and Graduate Students
Time: 12:45 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway (SBSG) 5105 (directions)

Keynote Lecture and Reception

Who is hosting: Water UCI
Who should Attend: Community members, faculty, staff and students
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. followed by catered reception
Location: Calit2 Auditorium (directions and parking)


Friday, March 3

Social Sciences Q & A

Who is hosting: Department of Anthropology
Who should Attend: Social Science Faculty & Graduate Students
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: SBSG 3323 (directions)
RSVP: To RSVP, email Emily Brooks at

Dr. Aaron T. Wolf

Dr. Aaron T. Wolf

Dr. Aaron Wolf is a professor of geography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. His research focuses on issues relating transboundary water resources to political conflict and cooperation, where his training combining environmental science with dispute resolution theory and practice have been particularly appropriate.

Dr. Wolf has acted as consultant to the US Department of State, the US Agency for International Development, and the World Bank, as well as several governments on various aspects of international water resources and dispute resolution.