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CAHSS Alum is Guest Editor of ACR Quarterly Journal Special Issue on Restorative Justice

Toran Hansen, Ph.D.Toran Hansen, Ph.D., is a master’s graduate of the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was the guest editor of ACR Quarterly, the Journal of the Association for Conflict Resolution. The special issue was titled, Colloquy on Restorative Justice, Part I, Volume 36, Issue 2, Winter 2018. Hansen wrote, “Introduction to Restorative Justice Colloquy,” and co-authored the article, “State of Knowledge: Four Decades of Victim-Offender Mediation Research and Practice: The Evidence,” with Mark Umbriet, Ph.D.

In addition to his degree from NSU, Hansen received his Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Minnesota. He is currently an associate professor at Salisbury University Prior to relocating to Maryland; Hansen was an assistant professor in DCRS. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Guinea, West Africa and worked with medium to high-risk juvenile offenders for the Focus Foundation of Canada.