Academic Interests: Restorative justice, racial justice, peace processes, incarceration, prison culture, genocide, human trafficking, organizational culture, mediation, life coaching, conflict coaching, dialogic processes, Northern Ireland
Courses: Role play coach for CRES mediation class
Education: MS in Conflict and Dispute Resolution, UO School of Law, Cohort 8, 2012-2014; BS in Business Management, Linfield College, 1993-1996
Short Biography: Wendy Kincade is a self-employed conflict resolution professional who provides coaching, mediation, analyses, and training services. She currently provides one-on-one life coaching to male inmates at the Oregon State Correctional Institute (OSCI) in Salem, through the Insight Development Group’s (IDG) restorative justice program. From 2011 to 2017, Wendy volunteered as a juvenile victim/offender mediator in Linn and Benton counties for Neighbor to Neighbor Mediation; from 2013 to 2017, she contracted as a facilitator/mediator for the Oregon Department of Justice’s Foreclosure Avoidance Program (FAMP). Wendy’s business, BlueSkyMorning, is based in Philomath, Oregon, and is a certified WBE/DBE/ESB. BlueSkyMorning currently has a price agreement with the State of Oregon to provide mediation and conflict coaching to agencies throughout Oregon, and a price agreement with the City of Beaverton to provide delegation training. BlueSkyMorning is also actively pursuing contracts with other government entities such as Portland Metro and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.