Janice Joseph, Ph.D., is a professor in the Criminal Justice Program at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. She received her Ph.D. degree from York University in Toronto, Canada. She is editor of Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice. Her broad research interests include violence against women, women and criminal justice, youth violence, juvenile delinquency, gangs, and minorities and criminal justice. She is the author of the book Black Youths, Delinquency and Criminal Justice and has published numerous articles on delinquency, gangs, domestic violence, stalking, sexual harassment, and minorities and grime.
Dorothy Taylor, Ph.D., received her Ph.D. at Florida State University. She is associate professor of criminology in the Sociology Department at the University of Miami; coordinator of the Criminology Internship Program; and program faculty member in Caribbean, African, and African-American Studies. Dr. Taylor has held the offices of trustee-at-large and secretary for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Her interests are in criminology, delinquency theories, minorities and criminality, and internships. Her current publications include The Positive Influence of Bonding in Female-Headed African American Families, and Jumpstarting Your Career: An Internship Guide for Criminal Justice, and her numerous articles have appeared in journals such as The Journal of Black Psychology Law and Human Behavior, Juvenile and Family Court Journal, and the Journal of Applied Social Psychology.