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Laura Finley, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology at Barry University. She is author, co-author, or editor of eighteen books as well as numerous book chapters and journal articles. She is also a syndicated columnist with PeaceVoice and a contributing author with New Clear Vision. In addition, Dr. Finley is actively involved with a number of peace, justice and human rights initiatives.