Â Â Â Â Frank E. Hagan is a native of the North Side of Pittsburgh and has earned degrees at Gannon, Maryland and Case Western Reserve. He is the Director of the James V. Kinnane Graduate Program in Administration of Justice and is the author of eight books. These are Deviance and the Family (with Marvin B. Sussman), Introduction to Criminology (7th edition), Crime Types and Criminals , Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology (8th edition), Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice , Political Crime , White Collar Deviance (with David Simon), and The Language of Research (with Pamela Tontodonato). Â Â Â Â He is also the author or coauthor of many journal articles and articles in edited volumes.Â HaganÂ isÂ aÂ recipient of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Fellow Award (2000), and awarded the Teacher's Excellence Award by Mercyhurst College in 2006. His major interests are research methods, criminology and organized crime, white collar crime and terrorism.