Dr. Julie Shackford-Bradley is the co-founder and Director of the Restorative Justice Center at UC Berkeley. She has 15 years experience teaching in Global Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies, with a research focus on traditional and community-based justice in Kenya and Uganda, and intersections of RJ, human rights and social change around the world. Currently she is teaching a course on Restorative Justice in the US, which links students with Community Partnerships with Bay Area RJ organizations, and is designing a new course on Truth and Reconciliation that will invite students to research historical harms of the Berkeley campus and Bay Area. In her work with the RJ Center, she designs and facilitates services, programs and trainings in RJ and Restorative Practices and related areas, such as racial healing and conflict transformation, and collaborates with partners to construct policies that offer Restorative Responses for workplace harms, conduct violations, and sexual harm.
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (2000)