Benjamin Stickle is an associate professor at Middle Tennessee State University where he teaches courses on policing, investigations, and qualitative research methods. He began his teaching career at Campbellsville University in Kentucky before joining the MTSU faculty in the Department of Criminal Justice Administration in 2016, He also serves as the coordinator of the online undergraduate criminal justice program and as the chair of the curriculum committee. In addition to his academic career, Dr. Stickle has over twenty years’ experience in the criminal justice field, including service as a Sheriff’s Deputy, Advanced Police Officer, and Advanced Crime Scene Processor. He can be reached at email@example.com. For more information, visit www.benstickle.com.