Thalia González is an Associate Professor (Politics Science) at Occidental College and Senior Scholar at Georgetown Law (Center on Poverty and Inequality). At Georgetown Law she leads national research on restorative justice outcomes, implementation, practice, and policy. She is a nationally recognized expert in the field of restorative justice whose cross-disciplinary work focuses on civil and human rights, the school-to-prison pipeline, race, gender, and inequality, and juvenile justice. On these topics, she conducts research, publishes articles and reports, and provides guidance to policymakers, educators, lawyers, and advocates at the local and national level. She is a frequent expert speaker at conferences and commentator on law and policy. Her research has been featured on NPR, in the Atlantic, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and Ed Week. Professor González has published in leading law reviews and peer-reviewed journals, including Contemporary Justice Review, Conflict Resolution Quarterly, Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, Ecology Law Quarterly, Fordham Urban Law Journal, Journal of Law and Education, and New York University Review of Law & Social Change.