About the Author
Cindy J. Smith is a retired faculty member of the University of Baltimore, Maryland, USA, the former Chief of the International Center at the National Institute of Justice (2006-8), and a Senior Fulbright Research Scholar in Turkey (2005-6). She was the Director of the Master's in Criminal Justice program (2001-5), and Chair of the International Division of the American Society of Criminology (2005-9). Her research interests include terrorism, human trafficking, corrections, sex offenders, and comparative methodology.Sheldon X. Zhang is Professor of Sociology at San Diego State University. His research interests include criminal enterprise, transnational organized crime, community corrections, and program evaluation. He has authored three books and his articles have appeared in Criminology, British Journal of Criminology, Research in Crime and Delinquency, Criminology and Public Policy, and Crime and Delinquency.Rosemary Barberet is an associate professor in the Sociology Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY), where she directs the Master's program in International Crime and Justice. Her publications have dealt with victimology, crime measurement, and comparative methodology. She is the recipient of the 2006 Herbert Bloch Award of the American Society of Criminology.