Jana Arsovska, a native of Macedonia, recently joined the Sociology Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice where she currently teaches courses related to international criminal justice. Dr. Arsovska holds a PhD degree in Criminology from the Catholic University of Leuven. In her dissertation, she studies the role of cultural codes in the evolution of ethnic Albanian organized crime groups. Arsovska has been involved in many international projects on organized crime. She has also acted as a consultant for several organizations, including the World Bank. Prior to her current post, she worked for the European Forum for Restorative Justice and underwent training at INTERPOL. Dr. Arsovska is a member of the Executive Committee of the Standing Group on Organised Crime and co-editor of the SGOC Newsletter. She has published many articles on Balkan organized crime and human trafficking in international journals and she is the co-editor of the book Restoring Justice After Large-Scale Conflict: Kosovo, Congo and the Israeli-Palestinian Case. Currently, she is working on her new book provisionally titled Decoding Ethnic Albanian Organized Crime: The Though, The Connected and The Innovative.