Richard K. Moule Jr. is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminology at the University of South Florida. He earned his BS in Criminology and Justice Studies from The College of New Jersey (2009), and his MS (2011) and PhD (2016) in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Arizona State University. His research interests primarily involve criminological theory, the role of technology in crime and crime control, gangs and deviant networks, and the micro-social processes conducive to offending. His current research projects focus on the contributions of technology to police legitimacy and interpersonal violence. He is a member of both the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.