Becky Kohler da Cruz

Dr. Becky Kohler da Cruz is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Law & Society in the Department of Criminal Justice, Social & Political Science, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses and directs the Master’s in Criminal Justice, Law & Society, and Cyber Crime Programs. She holds a JD from the University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio, and a Ph.D. from Capella University, Minnesota. Her publications have appeared in the National Social Science Journal, International Restorative Justice, Law Enforcement Executive Forum, and the Journal of Third World Studies.

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