Received Ph.D. in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Inspection and Oversight in 2011 from The Graduate Center, CUNY. Also hold a Master’s degree in Philosophy. Completed Masters in CJ at Boston University in 2004. Received Bachelors in Police Science from JJC in 1994. 25 years as Senior Investigator in the NY County DA’s office specializing in homicide, fraud and labor racketeering. Have held teaching positions at Boston University, Loyola New Orleans, and City University of Seattle.