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Jason Harper

Jason Harper 

Institute for Conflict Management

Adjunct Faculty


Jason Harper is the founder of Harper Conflict Resolution, LLC. He specializes in Education and Employment mediation utilizing a collaborative approach. In addition, Jason is an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) consultant, conflict management coach, adjunct professor, and trainer.

Most notably, Jason is the ADR Consultant for the Los Angeles County Office of Education, providing mediation and conflict resolution services to 18 school districts and 27 charter schools. He is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law and an Adjunct Professor of Mediation at Pacific Coast University, School of Law. Jason has also provided mediation and conflict resolution trainings for organizations such as the Western Justice Center and the International Visitors Council, training adults from over twenty different countries. Jason has been recognized by the California State Senate and the United States Congress for his mediation trainings.

Jason served as the 2017 President of SCMA, one of the largest associations of mediators in the U.S. He is one of the founding directors of Kids Managing Conflict, a non-profit dedicated to promoting conflict resolution programs for K-12th grade students. His passion is teaching and coordinating peer mediation and conflict resolution programs to students and faculty at the middle school and high school levels. Jason received his Master’s Degree in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding from California State University, Dominguez Hills and his mediation training from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California.