chris bijoux

Deputy Director for Equity and Racial Justice

Dr. christian bijoux is a Senior Fellow at Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy and a CJJR senior leadership team member. In this capacity, chris leads the integration of a comprehensive Community Competency & Development Model and a Racial Justice framework across all CJJR’s transformative programs and initiatives. This includes instrumental contributions to the Advancing Racial Justice and Equity in Youth Legal Systems Certificate Program, the Breakthrough Series Collaborative, the Crossover Youth Practice Model, and the development and implementation of antiracism and justice teaching curricula throughout the country. 

Dr. bijoux is a nationally renowned race scholar and thought leader. His wealth of experience encompasses a tenure as the Director of the Dually Involved Youth Initiative in Santa Clara County, California, and as a program coordinator consultant with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, where he was integral in developing and facilitating equity and fairness workshops and co-chairing the DYS Family Advisory Council.

Beyond his impactful roles in the field, dr. bijoux has also shared his expertise as an adjunct professor at Newbury College. He holds a doctorate in Social Policy, a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology and Health Policy, and a Master of Business Administration, fortifying his versatile approach to addressing complex issues and commitment to advancing knowledge and racial justice.