Dr. David Karp is professor of sociology and director of the Project on Restorative Justice at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. His scholarship focuses on restorative justice in community and campus settings and on prison programs preparing inmates for return to the community. He was the recipient of the 2010 Donald D. Gehring Award from the Association for Student Conduct Administration for his work on campus restorative justice. David has published more than 100 academic papers and six books, including The Little Book of Restorative Justice for Colleges and Universities (2013), Wounds That Do Not Bind: Victim-Based Perspectives on the Death Penalty (2006), and The Community Justice Ideal (1999). David is on the Advisory Council for the National Association for Community and Restorative Justice and the board of directors for the New York State Dispute Resolution Association. He has previously served as associate dean of student affairs, chair of the department of sociology, and director of the program in law and society. He is also a volunteer mediator and a restorative justice facilitator and trainer. David received a B.A. in peace and conflict studies from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Washington.
Jasmyn Elise Story is assistant director of the Skidmore College Project on Restorative Justice. She is an RJ trainer and facilitator with expertise in K-12 schools and higher education, with a particular focus on sexual harm and racial bias. Jasmyn has been an RJ coordinator at Black Diamond High School, an alternative school in the San Francisco Bay Area, Partnership with Children, with a placement at a middle school in Brooklyn, and the JAGS Foundation in London. She is the founder of the nonprofit organization, The People’s Coalition. Jasmyn received her BA in anthropology from Skidmore College and MA in human rights at the University College London.
Jordan Draper, Ed.D., has primarily focused her student affairs experience within the student conduct and Title IX fields. Jordan has worked in student conduct at University of Maryland and Rutgers University and within the Title IX field at Rutgers University and The College of New Jersey. Jordan currently serves as the dean of students and Title IX coordinator at The College of New Jersey where she oversees Title IX, student conduct, the CARE and BIT team and compliance for the division of student affairs. Jordan completed her Ed.D. in January 2017 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick which focused on the effectiveness of an online sexual violence education module.