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).

Courses Instructed

Florida Bar Credentials


My history as a heavy-metal drummer

Professor Ben's Student Evaluations

Professor Ben's Writings

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