Candice is a third year PhD student, adjunct professor, and teaching assistant. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Tennessee. Her research interest includes juvenile offending, terrorism, and racial disparities.
Robert J.L. Archer
Robert J. L. Archer currently holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a master’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Florida Atlantic University. Robert is actively pursuing his PhD in International Crime and Justice at Florida International University while maintaining his position with the university as an adjunct instructor.
Maria is a first year doctoral student at FIU. She graduated from the University of Florida, obtaining degrees in International Studies and Criminology. Her research interests include racial disparities in the American criminal justice system, as well as studying the effects of social and legal discrimination of ethnic minorities around the world.
Rebeca is a Doctoral student pursuing her PhD in International Crime and Justice. She began her program in the fall of 2015. She will be the first in her family to obtain a PhD degree. She works full time for FIU's Office of Graduate and International Admissions and Recruitment Services, as an Admissions Officer III.
Peculiar Miracle Awa
Peculiar Miracle Awa is a Nigerian trained Attorney. She is currently a third year PhD student, and a teaching assistant with the Department of Criminal Justice at Florida International University. Her research interests are terrorism and gender issues.
Sinchul is a Ph.D. student at FIU. He holds a B.S. in Leadership and Political Science from the Northeastern University, a M.S. in Criminal Justice from the Bridgewater State University. His research interests include cybercrime, cybersecurity, and terrorism. He is a researcher at Boston University’s Center for Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity.
Charlie Berichi, MPA
Charlie Berichi is a PhD Candidate in the International Crime and Justice Program and serves as an Adjunct Professor at FIU. His research focuses on Aviation Security, Anti-Terrorism, and Policing.
Enrique Chavez is a third year Ph.D. student in the ICJ Program at Florida International University. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Criminal Justice from FIU. Enrique has dedicated the last (28) years to the law enforcement profession and has also served as an Adjunct Instructor for the last (6) years, in the Criminal Justice Department at F.I.U. His research interests include racial profiling, terrorism, homicides and gender inequalities.
Caroline V. Comerford
Caroline Comerford is an ICJ PhD student & graduate assistant at FIU. Her research interests include violent serial crime, situational crime prevention, & geospatial analysis. Caroline holds a B.A. in Justice Studies from Montclair State University and a M.A. in Criminal Justice specializing in Criminology & Deviance from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
George M. Connolly
George Connolly is a second year PhD student in the International crime and Justice program. He is a Probation Supervisor for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, and an Adjunct Instructor at FIU. He holds a BS in Criminal Justice from New Jersey City University and two Master’s degrees from FIU, in Criminal Justice and Adult Education. His research interests include juvenile delinquency, and reducing recidivism.
Erik Cruz is a current doctoral student, adjunct instructor, and graduate assistant at Florida International University. His research is oriented towards understanding the indirect effects of terrorism. Erik currently holds a M.S in Criminal Justice and a B.A in Sociology from Florida International University.
Wendy holds a BS in Criminal Justice from San Jose State University and an MA from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Her professional experience includes fifteen years of reentry program compliance and management. Her research interests include the nexus of drug trafficking/human trafficking/terrorism and drug trafficking effects on children.
Olga D. Glubiak
Olga is currently a second year PhD student. She holds a BS in Criminal Justice from FIU. Her research interests include homicide, victimology, human trafficking, and immigration and crime. Coming from Poland, Olga is also interested in the analysis of language barriers and limited English proficiency in relation to crime and unemployment.
Britanee E. Kane
Britanee is a second year PhD student in the International Crime and Justice program at FIU. She obtained her B.A. and M.S. degrees in criminal justice in Michigan at Grand Valley State University. Her research interests include reintegration studies, restorative justice, human trafficking, and juvenile justice. She currently works for the criminal justice department as a research/teaching assistant and adjunct professor.
Currently, a third-year Ph.D. student in the International Crime & Justice program at FIU, Joelle’s research interests includes geospatial crime analysis and the role of public policy, social constructionism of terrorist events, and crime prevention. Joelle holds an M.A. in Criminal Justice from FIU and a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Public Safety with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Miami Dade College.
Anna Leimberg is currently a second year Ph.D. student, adjunct instructor, and graduate assistant in the Department of Criminal Justice. She currently holds a B.S. in Sociology and an M.S in Criminal Justice. Her current research interests include domestic violence, peer delinquency, anti-social behavior, and drug use among adolescents.
Sara C. McFann
Sara is a third-year doctoral student at FIU. She is actively involved in research projects on domestic violence, wildlife crime, situational crime prevention, policing, and program evaluation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from FIU.
Having earned BA.LL.B (Hons.) and LL.M (Criminology) Law Degrees from India, Madhuri Sharma did her M.S. in Criminal Justice from University of Cincinnati, OH. Currently, she is a first year doctoral student. With more than 40 research papers including 10 publications in her academic basket, her concentrated interests lie in International Criminal Justice Systems and Processes in relation to both criminals and victims.
Melisa is a third year PhD student in the International Crime and Justice Program at FIU and also working on a Community Development Certificate. She currently holds an MS in Criminal Justice from Florida International University and a BS in Criminal Justice from the same institution. Her research interests include: crime and place, comparative criminal justice, community policing, and environmental crime.