Shahid M. Shahidullah, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Criminal Justice Program of the Department of Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Social Work, Elizabeth City State University, North Carolina, USA. Before joining Elizabeth City State University- one of the sixteen campuses of the University of North Carolina System- Dr. Shahid taught at St. John’s University in New York, Virginia State University, and Christopher Newport University in Virginia. He received his M.P.I.A. (Master in Public and International Affairs) and M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh. His major research interests include Crime Policy in America, Comparative Criminal Justice, Transnational Organized Crime, Global Terrorism, and Criminal Justice System in South Asia. Westview Press published Dr. Shahid’s first book “Capacity Building in Science and Technology in the Third World” in 1991. His book on “Globalization and the Evolving World Society” (with P.K. Nandi) was published in 1998 by E. J. Brill of the Netherlands. American University Press published his book on “Crime Policy in America: Laws Institutions, and Programs” in 2008. He has also authored and coauthored numerous articles and they were published in such journals as Global Crime, Criminal Law Bulletin, Violence and Aggression, Future Research Quarterly, Knowledge-Creation, Diffusion, and Utilization, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, International Journal of Knowledge Transfer, Journal of Developing Societies, and Virginia Social Science Journal. Dr. Shahid has worked as a member of the Editorial Board of Victims and Offenders: International Journal of Evidence-Based Theory and Practice, and the Journal of Developing Societies published by E. J. Brill of the Netherlands. He was the President of Virginia Social Science Association in 2008-2009. Dr. Shahid lives in Chesapeake, Virginia with his wife Sufia B. Shahid, MD, and daughter, Ashley Shahid.