Welcome! I am a PhD Candidate & Sessional Instructor at Simon Fraser University’s School of Criminology. Previously, I was a sessional faculty of Peace & Conflict Studies at the University of the Fraser Valley. My current research interests include restorative justice, village courts, peacemaking criminology, community policing, and indigenous justice. I am the recipient of multiple awards and scholarships including 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 am also a Reconciliation Ambassador for Reconciliation Canada. Currently, I am Board Member and Acting Vice President of the Vancouver Association for Restorative Justice. 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