Joel Bello
Adjunct Professor
jbello3@stu.edu
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Joel Bello
Adjunct Professor
jbello3@stu.edu
Lieutenant Joel Bello, Esq., is a seventeen year veteran of the Miami-Dade Police Department. During his time he has served in the Uniform Patrol, Narcotics Bureau, and Robbery Bureau. As a supervisor in the Street Gang Section, coordinator for the Multi Agency Gang Task Force; Special Response Team (SRT) commander, Priority Response Team commander; and is now supervising investigations in the Homeland Security Bureau. Lieutenant Bello is a graduate from St. Thomas School of Law and a practicing attorney. He also holds a master’s degree in performance psychology and has implemented mental skills training into tactical police training.

Vanessa Henri
Attorney
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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Vanessa Henri
Attorney
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Vanessa Henri is an academic and legal expert on data protection laws. She has worked on topics such as cyber-espionage, and her studies on the Dark Web were funded by the Quebec Bar Association, prior to publication in the Canadian Journal of Law and Technologies. She has published a variety of other data privacy-related materials and has contributed as a speaker to various conferences about data protection laws and cybersecurity-related liabilities.

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Kevin R. Levy
Adjunct Professor
klevy@stu.edu
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Kevin R. Levy
Adjunct Professor
klevy@stu.edu
Kevin R. Levy was raised in South Florida, and is no stranger to the diversity, community, and lifestyle which makes this area a hub for business, law, and ingenuity. With a passion for public service, Kevin began his career in law enforcement after Graduating from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Kevin ultimately obtained his dream job, and served as a Special Agent with The United States Secret Service, where he honorably retired. After a short tenure assisting the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Alabama, Kevin received an executive appointment as the Commander for the Cyber Intelligence Division with the Mobile Police Department, where he has served since 2015. In 2017, Kevin obtained his Master’s Degree in Justice Administration from Faulkner University. Kevin, along with his wife and two amazing children call Daphne, Alabama home, and are active members and servants to Coastal Church.

Dr. Roza Pati
Professor of Law & Executive Director, Graduate Program in Intercultural Human Rights
rpati@stu.edu
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Dr. Roza Pati
Professor of Law & Executive Director, Graduate Program in Intercultural Human Rights
rpati@stu.edu
Roza Pati is a tenured Professor of Law at St. Thomas University School of Law, where she also co-directs the programs of Master of Laws and the Doctorate of the Science of Law in Intercultural Human Rights. She teaches International Law, Human Rights Law, Human Trafficking Law, and Comparative Law. Inspired by her work against human trafficking since the early 1990s, Dr. Pati founded in 2010 the John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy, an institute she continues to direct.

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Capt. George Perera
Associate Director, Cybersecurity LL.M. Program
gperera2@stu.edu
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Capt. George Perera
Associate Director, Cybersecurity LL.M. Program
gperera2@stu.edu

Phone: (305) 623-2310
Capt. George Perera is a career law enforcement officer with more than 29 years service. With the last 15 years working in technology focusing in cyber security. Perera excelled in technology and ultimately has become a subject matter expert in the areas of communications interoperability and cyber security.

His unusual combination of hard technical, public/private partnership development, facilitation, and national risk management experience allow him to provide particular insight into and leadership of strategic organizational, sector, and national cyber security initiatives and educational endeavors.

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