Our faculty are pioneering the emerging social science of restorative practices and continue to work as skilled practitioners, sharing both practical skills and powerful ideas in their courses.

Provost / Associate Professor

Dr. Craig Adamson, Provost and Associate Professor, is a veteran restorative practitioner with more than 25 years of experience delivering counseling and...

President / Associate Professor

Dr. John W. Bailie is President of the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP). He is a frequent presenter at national and...

Director of Research and Program Evaluation / Associate Professor

Dr. Gina Baral Abrams has been working to develop healthy communities as a public health practitioner and macro...

Assistant Professor

Dr. Borbála Fellegi brings her work as a researcher, mediator, and conference and peacemaking-circle facilitator to the IIRP. As founder and executive director of...

Dean of Continuing Education / Lecturer (She/Her)

As Dean of Continuing Education, Mary Jo Hebling serves as a bridge between the IIRP Faculty and graduate courses, and the...

Librarian

Zeau Modig has been involved with public and technical services in special and public libraries, as well as STEM scholarly publishing, for over 30...

Professor

Dr. Frida C. Rundell, is a founding IIRP faculty member and professor. A committed teacher and practitioner, she brings extensive experience of Narrative and...

Lecturer 

Elizabeth Smull is a skilled restorative practitioner who has provided direct services to struggling youth and their families. She provides restorative practices...

Lecturer

Mark Amendola is a clinical services practitioner who is committed to helping struggling youth and their families. A Master Trainer for Aggression Replacement Training®, an...

Lecturer (He/Him)

Dr. Michael DeAntonio has three decades of experience as an educator and administrator in public education. He is the Executive Director at Buxmont Academy, one of...

Lecturer

A. Miguel Tello is an Executive Coach, certified by INCAE business school in Costa Rica and the Executive Director of the Strachan Foundation. Strachan is a family foundation...

Assistant Professor

Dr. Fernanda Fonseca Rosenblatt is Professor of Law at the Catholic University of Pernambuco - UNICAP (Brazil) and Assistant Professor at the International...

Lecturer

Dr. Robert Oliver is a highly experienced mental health specialist, psychotherapist, counselor and education administrator, working with youth and families. A Master Trainer...

Lecturer

Dr. Nicola Preston began her involvement with restorative practices as a police officer with Thames Valley Police, in the United Kingdom, where she was part of a team — the...

Associate Professor

Dr. Alia Sheety brings extensive expertise in research and pedagogy to the IIRP. She teaches the course, RP 610 Evaluation of Research, which prepares students to...

Lecturer

Pam Thompson brings extensive experience employing restorative practices with struggling young people to the IIRP. A Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Pam is also a...

Lecturer

Kevin Jones has spent more than 35 years working in the fields of social services, mental health and education philosophy, with particular emphasis on working with youth and...

Lecturer 

Dr. Ian D. Marder is an Assistant Professor in Criminology at Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology in County Kildare, Ireland. He became interested in...