Dr. Mark Jones is a Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, College of Human Ecology, East Carolina University. Dr. Jones came to ECU in 1993. He holds the Ph.D. Degree from Sam Houston State University, the M.S. Degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University, and a B.S. Ed. Degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies from the University of Georgia. His research interests include community corrections, terrorism, and selected aspects of religion and criminal justice. He has authored several books on various aspects of criminal justice (See below.) Prior to entering the academic field, Dr. Jones worked as an adult probation officer and a recreation supervisor for the Georgia Department of Corrections. Dr. Jones is the leader of a summer study abroad program in France and the United Kingdom.