Brian K. Payne is Chair and Professor of the Department of Criminal Justice at Georgia State University. His research interests include family violence and criminal justice, elder abuse, electronic monitoring, and white-collar crime. He has published six books, including Incarcerating White-Collar Criminals: The Prison Experience and Beyond (ï¿½2003) and Family Violence and Criminal Justice, 3e (ï¿½2009). Additionally, he has published a number of journal articles and presented at many professional meetings. He is currently the President of the Southern Criminal Justice Association.