Dr. Bardati earned his PhD and Master’s degrees at McGill University, and a BA Honours in Geography from Bishop’s. Since 1996, he has taught resource and environmental management courses in the ESG Department at Bishop's University. In 2008-10, he took a leave to serve as Director of Environmental Studies at the University of PEI. He is currently a Professor in the Environmental Studies and Geography Department at Bishop's University.
His research interests revolved around human use of natural resources and human impacts on natural environments (water, forests, agriculture, coastal resources, etc). He taught ENV 224 Field Course in Ecological Forestry in a one-week long, intensive experiential learning format. The course was taught entirely in the forests of the property of the Sir Andrew MacPhail Homestead in Orwell, PEI where Darren teamed up with Gary Schneider, supervisor of the MacPhail Woods Ecological Forestry Project.
- Environmental conflicts and democracy in Canada, 2009
- Vers une gouvernance de l'eau au Quebec, 2008
- The Eighth International Symposium on Environmental Concerns in Rights-of-Way Management, 2008
- Environmental Conflicts and Democracy in Canada, 2006
- Environmental Impact Assessment: Practice and Participation, 2005
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- Human use of natural resources
- Human impacts on natural environments