Biography: Kathleen Daly
Kathleen Daly is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University (Brisbane). She writes on gender, race, crime and justice; and on restorative, Indigenous, and international justice. Her book, Gender, Crime, and Punishment(1994) received the Michael Hindelang award from the American Society of Criminology. She published an edited collection (with Lisa Maher), Criminology at the Crossroads: Feminist Readings in Crime and Justice (1998) and is co-editor of Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology (2006). She travelled to Australia in 1995 as a Senior Fulbright Scholar to study restorative justice. From 1998 to 2006, she received three major Australian Research Council (ARC) grants to direct a program of research on restorative justice and the race and gender politics of “new justice” practices in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. In 2008, Professor Daly is launching an international project on innovative responses to sexual violence, also funded by the ARC (2008-2011). In addition to the books and edited collections, she has published over 60 articles in journals, edited collections, and law reviews. She is President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC), and a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
Biography: Michael Hadley
Michael L.Hadley, (CD, PhD, FRSC), is professor emeritus of the University of Victoria (Canada), and a Fellow of the university’s Centre for Studies in Religion and Society. A multidisciplinary scholar, he has made major contributions in the areas of naval/military history, religious studies, religion and criminal justice, and social history. His work The Spiritual Roots of Restorative Justice (Albany NY: SUNY, 2001) and “The spiritual foundations of restorative justice” (Sullivan and Tifft, eds. The Handbook of Restorative Justice: a Global Perspective, London and New York, 2006) established parameters for the positive relationships between spiritual healing and justice in terms of multifaith theory and practice. They have influenced best practice in criminal justice.
Biography: Jennifer Llewellyn
Professor of Law Jennifer Llewellyn is a professor at Dalhousie Law School in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Her teaching and research is focused in the areas of the restorative justice, truth commissions, international and domestic human rights law and Canadian constitutional law. She has written and published extensively on the theory and practice of restorative justice in both transitional contexts and established democracies. Professor Llewellyn is currently the Director of the Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Community University Research Alliance (NSRJ-CURA). The NSRJ-CURA focuses on the institutionalization of restorative justice practice using the Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Program as a model. It is among the most comprehensive and developed restorative justice programs in the world. She worked with the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 1997. She is also a member of the Working Party on Restorative Justice (WPRJ) of the Alliance of NGOs on Criminal Prevention and Criminal Justice in New York and currently on the steering group for the Working Party’s Restorative Peacebuilding Project.
Biography: Dr. Paul McCold
Adjunct Professor, Centre for Restorative Justice of Simon Fraser University
Paul McCold spent a decade as the Director of Research at the International Institute for Restorative Practices and was previously a research scientist with New York State. He is a member of the International Network for Research on Restorative Justice of Belgium and the European Forum on Restorative Justice. He served as a research consultant to the COST Action 21 Restorative Justice Developments in Europe and has been a grant reviewer on restorative justice projects for the European Science Foundation, the Community-University Research Alliances in Canada and the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong. Dr. McCold is currently living in Olympia Washington.
Biography: The Honorable Robert Yazzie
Chief Justice Emeritus of the Navajo Nation Robert Yazzie was the Chief Justice of the Navajo Nation from 1992 through 2003. He practiced law in the Navajo Nation for 16 years, and he was a district judge for eight years. He has a bachelor of arts degree from Oberlin College of Ohio and a juris doctor degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law. He is a member of the Navajo Nation Bar Association and he was a member of the board of directors of DNA-People’s Legal Services, Inc. He is the author of articles and book chapters on many subjects, including Navajo peacemaking, traditional Indian law, and international human rights law. He is currently the Director of the Dine Policy Institute of Dine College. The program’s mission is to study applications of The Fundamental Laws of the Dine to contemporary problems. He is also an adjunct professor of the Department of Criminal Justice of Northern Arizona University and a visiting member of the faculty of the National Judicial College. Chief Justice Yazzie continues a career devoted to education in formal participation in faculties, lectures and discussions of traditional indigenous law at various venues throughout the world.