Samuel McQuade III, Ph.D., is a professor and graduate program coordinator for the cross-disciplinary professional studies master's degree program in Rochester Institute of Technology's College of Applied Science and Technology. He has 30 years of experience as a practitioner, teacher, and researcher of criminal justice and security. He is a former Air National Guard security police officer, deputy sheriff, police officer and detective, police organizational change consultant, National Institute of Justice program manager for the U.S Department of Justice, and study director for the Committee on Law and Justice of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. He is also the author of Understanding and Managing Cybercrime and Encyclopedia of Cybercrime.
Sarah E. Gentry is a graduate student in the professional studies master's degree program at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She serves as a graduate research assistant for the RIT-led Cyber Safety and Ethics Initiative. She has worked as a system administrator for both the RIT residential computing lab and the Society for the Protection and Care of Children in Rochester, NY. Gentry holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science degree in multidisciplinary studies.
Nathan W. Fisk is a doctoral student in the Science and Technology Studies program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, studying the development and mobilization of youth Internet safety policies. He holds two master's degrees, one in communication and media technologies and the other in professional studies, and a bachelor's degree in information technology, all from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Fisk has worked on a variety of research projects and training workshops centered on fostering a better public understanding of youth computer crime and abuse, including the Rochester Cyber Safety and Ethics Initiative and the RIT Computer Use and Ethics Survey.