Clinical Assistant Professor

Scharrer, Jonathan

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Telephone: 608-263-7905
Office: Room 4318B, Law School

J.D., Marquette University School of Law, 2008
Graduate Certificate-Dispute Resolution, Marquette University Graduate School, 2008
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005

Teaching Areas:
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Recently Taught Courses
854 Clinical Program: Restorative Justice Project

Research Interests:
Restorative Justice, Public Policy and Criminal Justice Reform, RJ in Higher Education, Alternative Dispute Resolution


Jonathan Scharrer is the Director of the Restorative Justice Project at the University of Wisconsin Law School's Frank J. Remington Center. He has extensive experience as a facilitator of victim-offender dialogues in sensitive and serious crimes and as a trainer in a variety of restorative justice practices. Jonathan is active in examining criminal justice policy--with a focus on victim-empowerment and addressing racial disparities in the criminal justice system--and has helped design and implement multiple restorative justice diversion programs and restorative responses to crime. Additionally, Jonathan currently serves as an elected member of the advisory council for the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice.