Welcome! I am a PhD candidate at Simon Fraser University’s School of Criminology. I am also a Criminology Instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Previously, I was a sessional faculty at Simon Fraser University and University of the Fraser Valley. My current research interests include restorative justice, peacemaking criminology, conflict resolution, indigenous justice and contemplative justice. I am the recipient of multiple awards and scholarships including Contemplative Social Justice Scholar Award, ACJS Doctoral Fellowship Award, C.D. Nelson Memorial Graduate Award, Provost Prize of Distinction, Graduate Fellowship and Law Foundation Scholarship in Restorative Justice. I have trained as a conflict resolution and restorative justice practitioner with Dr Howard Zehr, Dr Brenda Morrison, Kay Pranis and Cpl Jim Cooley. I volunteer with Correctional Services Canada. I was also a Reconciliation Ambassador for Reconciliation Canada. Currently, I am the board member of Vancouver Association for Restorative Justice and Salish Sea Empathy Society. To showcase my work, I have participated in a number of international trainings and conferences in Bangladesh, Canada, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, Norway, UK and USA.
“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” -Desmond Tutu.