I have 20 years of experience, and specialize in the field of criminology and criminal justice with specific knowledge in the areas of juvenile justice and youth violence, crime and delinquency prevention and strategic planning and evaluation. I have published on such topics as transferring juveniles to adult court, criminal justice policy and correctional facilities. I have testified on transferring juveniles to adult court, correctional facilities and sentencing. I am a tenured full professor of criminology at a doctoral and research university. In addition to extensive teaching and research experience, I have served in a variety of administrative positions.