Jay S. Albanese Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Jay Albanese is a professor in the Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is the first Ph.D. graduate from the Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice. He served as Chief of the International Center at the National Institute of Justice, the research arm of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Dr. Albanese is author and editor of 20 books on organized crime, ethics, corruption, transnational crime, and criminal justice. He is recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award from Virginia Commonwealth University, the Gerhard Mueller Award for research contributions from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences International Section, and the Distinguished Scholar Award from the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime. He is a past president and fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and co-founder of Criminologists without Borders. www.jayalbanese.com