Howard Zehr

Howard  Zehr

Howard Zehr is often referred to as the Father of Restorative Justice. Since 1996, he has served as Professor of Restorative Justice at Eastern Mennonite University's Center for Justice & Peacebuilding in Harrisonburg, Virginia, an international graduate program for justice and peacebuilding practitioners. Doing Life: Reflections of Men and Women Serving Life Sentences and Transcending: Reflections of Crime Victims (both with Good Books) are two further portrait/interview books by Howard. Shifting Lenses: A New Perspective for Crime and Justice (Good Books) and The Little Book of Restorative Justice (Good Books) are two of his other works and publications. Throughout North America and globally, he is a frequent lecturer and consultant on themes of justice. Zehr has also worked as a photographer in the past.