Burnaby BC V3N2S7
I am a PhD candidate (ABD) and sessional instructor at Simon Fraser University's School of Criminology, BC, Canada. Previously, I was a sessional faculty of Peace & Conflict Studies at the University of the Fraser Valley, BC Canada and a guest lecturer at the University of Dhakas Victimology and Restorative Justice, Bangladesh. I completed a Masters in Conflict Transformation, concentrating on restorative justice and strategic peacebuilding. Dr. Howard Zehr, a pioneering academician in the field of Restorative Justice trained me in the discipline. Subsequently, I completed a Masters in Criminology from Simon Fraser University, and enrolled into the doctoral degree supported by merit scholarships. I also received restorative justice training from Dr. Brenda Morrison, Kay Pranis, Rita Renjitham Alfred and RCMP Burnaby Detachment. I am the recipient of multiple awards and scholarships including ACJS Doctoral Fellowship Award, C.D. Nelson Memorial Graduate Award, Provost Prize of Distinction, Graduate Fellowship and Law Foundation Scholarship in Restorative Justice. Restorative Justice, Nonviolent Communication, Conflict Resolution, Peacemaking Criminology, Youth Justice are my areas of research interest. I am currently registered with the international Center for Nonviolent Communication to become a certified Nonviolent Communication (NVC) trainer. I enjoy supporting community-based justice organizations, and offering Intro to NVC in prison and faith-based settings.