BioAlex Crowther is a visiting research professor with a dual appointment in both the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, both within the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at FIU. Dr. Crowther is also an integral part of FIU’s Emerging Preeminent Program Cybersecurity@FIU. He has extensive experience at the local, regional and global levels with the US government and international organizations and has worked in Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Prior to coming to FIU, Dr. Crowther worked on cyber and European issues at the National Defense University (NDU) in Washington, D.C. and continues to lecture on cybersecurity at the Organization of American States (OAS) as well cyber law/crime/terror at NDU’s College of Information and Cyberspace (CIC). He has also worked with cyber issues at NATO. Dr. Crowther has professional fluency in Spanish and a working capability in Portuguese.