About Our Founder

Dr. Martha A. Brown, P.h.D, Founder

Dr. Martha A. Brown, P.h.D.

Dr. Martha Brown is president and founder of RJAE Consulting and an active member of the American Evaluation Association (AEA), the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) and the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice (NACRJ). She received her doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction from Florida Atlantic University in 2015 and is an accomplished author, evaluator, program designer, presenter, trainer, and teacher. Dr. Brown’s research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and edited books. She also authored the best-selling book, Creating Restorative Schools: Setting Schools Up to Succeed , available from Living Justice Press. She has presented at numerous national and international conferences on the topics of educational policy reform, restorative justice, arts education, and culturally responsive evaluation.

Dr. Brown's content expertise is in restorative justice and arts education. She brings a unique blend of creativity, caring, passion, and technical skills to her work. Martha utilizes a restorative approach to her work as an evaluator, always placing relationships at the center of her work while never hesitating to be a little bit entertaining.



When the job requires an evaluation team, RJAE Consulting partners with other consultants in the US and Canada. We collaborate with analysts, methodologists, and content experts to bring you high quality services, regardless of the size of your project. All of our partners are members of the American Evaluation Association and/or the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES), and are just as committed to excellence as we are.  We also provide future generations of researchers field opportunities by partnering with universities.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Evaluation Association (AEA)

  • Canadian Evaluation Society (CES)

  • National Association of Community and Restorative Justice (NACRJ)

  • National Arts Education Association (NAEA)

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)

  • National Association of Multicultural Educators (NAME)

  • International Community Corrections Association (ICCA)

  • Correctional Education Association (CEA)

  • Restorative Practices International (RPI)