Dr. Ben Straight taught undergraduate, graduate, and legal studies on-site, and Online, for 13 years.  He retired in the Fall of 2021.  He now pursues art and can be found @yogaben10 (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter).  He is an honorably discharged disabled Army veteran (2005).

Dr. Straight designed Online college courses, is a published author (college textbook, book, and academic journal articles), and has law practice experience (12 years) in Criminal Defense, Prosecution, Family Law, and Contracts. 

Dr. Straight holds a B.A. (Spanish/Sociology minor from Radford University), M.A. (Sociology from the University of South Florida), J.D. (University of Florida), and Ph.D. (Criminal Justice from Nova Southeastern University).

Dr. Straight is also a commissioned Kentucky Colonel