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Mikhail Lyubansky, Ph.D., is a member of the teaching faculty in the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he teaches Psychology of Race and Ethnicity, Theories of Psychotherapy, and a graduate-level restorative justice practicum based at a youth detention center. An autobiographical essay of Mikhail's interests in race relations and basketball is available here.

Since 2009, Mikhail has been learning, facilitating, evaluating, and supporting others in the U.S. in learning about Restorative Circles, a restorative practice developed in Brazil by Dominic Barter and his associates. In addition to conflict and restorative practices, Mikhail also has a long-standing interest (going back about 20 years) in race and (more...)

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I really like this.Still, I think Zimmerman's atto... by Scott Baker on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 1:05:36 PM
Getting enough people to participate would be a pr... by Doc McCoy on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 8:33:17 PM
You're right, Doc. The data show that RJ is most r... by Mikhail Lyubansky on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 9:20:20 PM
There are winners or losers, the winners almost in... by Daniel Geery on Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 8:55:05 AM
and away from the theme of RJ.Neither you nor I ca... by Doc McCoy on Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 12:07:05 PM
"The criminal justice system is designed to find f... by Daniel Geery on Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 2:22:42 PM
stated as Restorative justice for Trayvon Martin a... by Doc McCoy on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 8:37:00 PM
That's a good point, Doc, though at this point I'm... by Mikhail Lyubansky on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 9:15:49 PM
had been practiced  for a short time in the p... by Mark Sashine on Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 1:03:13 PM