John W. Bailie, Ph.D., is President of the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP). Dr. Bailie is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences on education reform and civil society development. He has initiated major research projects on restorative practices in schools and frequently publishes on the application of restorative practices in leadership, social innovation, adult learning and education reform.
Dr. Bailie is also Visiting Faculty, Teachers College, Columbia University. He studied English, art and military science at Norwich University and accounting and logistics at the U.S. Navy Supply Corps School; received his Master of Restorative Practices and Youth Counseling from the IIRP and holds a Ph.D. in Education and Adult Learning from Lesley University.