Dr. Latonya Peterson, criminal justice adjunct instructor, Argosy University, Online Programs, is the co-author of Victimology: Understanding the Victim. The book is currently being used in undergraduate criminal justice courses at both American Intercontinental University and Colorado Technical University.
In addition to her duties as an adjunct instructor, Peterson is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Interdisciplinary Conflict Science and the Journal of Criminal Justice. She has additional experience in the legal field as a legal assistant, and in higher education student services. Dr. Peterson is an active community volunteer.
She holds a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Nova Southeastern University as well as a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Sciences from Albany State University.
Her professional memberships include being a part of the Criminal Justice Symposium Panel for Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida – 2007 to present; membership to the Omega Tau Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society – 2005 to present; and membership in the Phi Gamma Sigma Professional Organization – 2010 to present.