Julie Siddique is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas). She earned her PhD in Criminal Justice from the CUNY Graduate Center/John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2015. Prior to her doctoral work, she worked as a Grant Coordinator for the New York City Mayor’s Office of the Criminal Justice Coordinator and was involved with the implementation of numerous programs in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and homeland security. She currently teaches courses on crime and justice in the U.S., criminology, sexual offenses, victimology, terrorism, and issues of class, race, gender, and crime. She has published research studies in a number of academic journals, including Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Victims and Offenders, Violence and Victims, Race and Justice, and others, and continues to work on scholarship in the field. She is also serving as Program Coordinator of the Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) at UNT Dallas.