Lindsey Pointer is the Assistant Director of the National Center on Restorative Justice at Vermont Law School. She has a PhD in Restorative Justice from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand and is a former Fulbright Fellow and Rotary Global Grant recipient.
Lindsey has worked as a restorative justice facilitator, community program manager, educator, and researcher. She is the author of two books on restorative justice: The Little Book of Restorative Teaching Tools (Good Books, 2020) and The Restorative Justice Ritual (Routledge, 2021). Lindsey also launched and maintains the website www.RestorativeTeachingTools.com, a free collection of games and activities for teaching restorative practices in trainings and classrooms.
- The International Journal of Restorative Justice Advisory Board Member
• Offer guidance and direction related to the content and direction of the International Journal of Restorative Justice
• Peer-review submitted articles and provide constructive feedback
- Center for Restorative Justice at University of San Diego Advisory Board Member
• Monthly meetings to provide guidance and direction for the Center for Restorative Justice at USD
- National Association of Community Restorative Justice Advisory Council Member
• Monthly meetings to provide guidance and direction to NACRJ
• Editor of the Restorative Well, the NACRJ member newsletter
- 2016 Fulbright US Student Award for Restorative Justice Research in New Zealand
- 2017-2018 Rotary Global Grant Scholar
- 2017 Quaker Peace and Service Aotearoa New Zealand Grant for Restorative Circles for Preventing Sexual Harm in Universities Pilot
- 2018 Victoria University of Wellington Research Excellence Award