University Colloquium: Kathy Evans

Restorative Justice in Educational Settings: Beyond Circles and Conferences

Dr. Kathy Evans is an Associate Professor of Education at Eastern Mennonite University, teaching courses in educational psychology, special education, and restorative justice in education. She is the co-author of The Little Book of Restorative Justice in Education and has published articles and book chapters related to restorative justice and school discipline practices, focusing on the ways in which restorative justice is applied to educational contexts. With a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Research from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, her teaching and scholarship focus on ways in which educators participate in creating more just and equitable educational opportunities for all students, including those with disability labels, those who exhibit challenging behavior, and those who are marginalized for a variety of reasons, including race, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, and gender identity.