Tag Archives: James Madison University

The Restoration of James Madison University

I have seen many negative, harmful incidents go through restorative processes and come out the other side with transformed students and community members. This is not something people involved in student discipline are used to seeing. -Josh Bacon, Phd, Director of Judicial Affairs, James Madison University In just three years, Josh Bacon has mobilized some ...More

The journey of bringing restorative justice to James Madison University

The journey of bringing restorative justice to James Madison University’s Office of Judicial Affairs has been one of the most fulfilling endeavors I have ever undertaken. Restorative justice fits my view of the potential of people in the world and I also believe the principles and practices of restorative justice are a perfect fit for ...More

Mother, former mediation executive

Christine Poulson, MA ’98 Staunton, Virgina Two years after the birth of her son, Benjamin, Christine Poulson made a difficult decision. After six years in a job she loved, she decided she would cease being executive director of the Conflict Resolution Center in Roanoke, Virginia, to be a full-time caregiver to her son. “Having a ...More