Ben Straight (Professor Ben) has been teaching undergraduate, graduate, and legal studies on-site and Online for 13 years. He designs Online college courses, is a published author (college textbook, book, and academic journal articles), and has law practice experience (9 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).