Our editorial board consists of experienced faculty members from each of USFSM's colleges. Meet the crew below!
Dr. Kimberly Badanich - College of Science & Mathematics - Psychology
Dr. Timothy Turner - College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences - English
Dr. Zacharias Pieri - College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences - Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Dr. Zacharias Pieri is an instructor of International Relations and Security Studies at
the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, where he also serves as the Coordinator
of the ISS Internship Program. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University
of Exeter, UK, where he also graduated with a Masters degree in Modern Middle East
Studies. Dr. Pieri’s research investigates relationships between religion, politics
and violence. His focus is on the ideological and strategic development of Boko Haram, and
the evolution of Islamic State’s franchises. He has consulted on international projects
investigating counter-radical discourses amongst Muslim communities around the world.
In the past he has worked on the adaptation of Islamist movements and the contentious
politics of mosque construction in Britain. Dr. Pieri has authored 2 books and numerous
articles in his field. Dr. Pieri has advised UK and US governments on conflict in
Africa and regularly appears in the media including the BBC, Canadian Television News,
the Washington Post, and International Business Times among others.
Dr. Helene Robinson - College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences - School of Education
Dr. Ramakrishna Govindu - College of Business - Information Systems/Decision Science
Dr. Faizan Ali - College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership - Marketing
Laura Hidri - Professional & Technical Communications Major
Andy Faza - USFSM Marketing & Communications
Krista Schrock - USFSM Marketing & Communications