Shaun L. Gabbidon is Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg. He earned his Ph.D. in Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Gabbidon has served as a fellow at Harvard Universityï¿½s W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research, and as an adjunct faculty member in the Center for Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of interest include race and crime, private security, and criminology and criminal justice pedagogy. The author of more than 100 scholarly publications including 50 peer-reviewed articles, his most recent books include Race, Ethnicity, Crime and Justice: An International Dilemma (2009) and Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime (2 nd edition) (2010). He is the co-author of the forthcoming book, Race, Racism, and Crime: A Theory of African American Offending. Professor Gabbidon currently serves as the editor of the new SAGE journal, Race and Justice: An International Journal. Dr. Gabbidon can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.