Dr. Bryan is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminology. She received her PhD in Sociology from Yale University. An academic and researcher, Dr. Bryan has a tremendous amount of teaching and research experience. In her time at William Patterson University and New Jersey City University, she taught over 20 distinct courses! Additionally, Dr. Bryan is affiliated with several prestigious research outfits including the Center for Court Innovation, Vera Institute of Justice, and Center for Employment Opportunities on projects related to prisoner re-entry, child prostitution/human trafficking, and the relationship between law enforcement and Arab-American communities.