Dr. Jana Arsovska is an Associate Professor of Sociology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Program of Doctoral Study in Criminal Justice at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is also the director of the Master of Arts Degree Program in International Crime & Justice at John Jay College. She holds PhD degree in International Criminology from Leuven University in Belgium where she studied transnational organized crime with focus on the Balkan region. Dr. Arsovska has published extensively on Balkan and Albanian organized crime, human trafficking, female offenders, and criminal mobility in scholarly journals, and is the co-editor/author of the book Restoring Justice After Large-Scale Conflict: Kosovo, Congo and the Israeli-Palestinian Case (Willan Publishing, 2008). Her most recent award-winning book Decoding Albanian Organized Crime: Culture, Politics, and Globalization (University of California Press, 2015) examines some of the most widespread myths about the so-called Albanian Mafia (Recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Book Award, DIC, ASC; 2015 Best Publication Award, IASOC; 2016 Outstanding Book Award, IS, ACJS). Dr. Arsovska is involved in qualitative research on organized crime, and has conducted prison studies on related topics in Europe and the United States. Dr. Arsovska is the recipient of the National Institute of Justice’s 2012 W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship for research examining the relation between migration, culture and transnational organized crime. Over the years she has acted as a consultant on Albanian/Balkan organized crime for several organizations, including the World Bank, UN and DCAF. Prior to her current post, she worked for the European Forum for Restorative Justice and underwent training at INTERPOL in Lyon, France.