- Restorative Justice
- Conflict Resolution and Peacemaking
- Aboriginal Peoples and Justice
- Action Research; Qualitative Research
Evelyn Zellerer earned her Ph.D. in Criminology (SFU) and has 20 years teaching experience, including prior positions at Florida State University and San Diego State University. She has long been interested in culture and social justice. Evelyn has directed numerous projects in Canada, the United States, Caribbean, and former Soviet Union, including a multi-year action research project in Kazakhstan.
While at Kwantlen, Evelyn has formed partnerships with the police, school boards, and practitioners to conduct qualitative research projects. For example, she mentored Kwantlen students in conducting interviews, focus groups, and observations to learn about conflict, current responses, and the potential for restorative practices in schools.
Evelyn enjoys public speaking and writing, and has a prolific record of both. For example, she presented at the World Congress of Criminology and the United Nations.
Evelyn’s primary areas of interest and expertise are restorative justice and peacemaking circles. She is also a professional facilitator, trainer, and consultant.