Catherine L. Bonventre is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Guilford College. She holds a M.S. in forensic biology from the University at Albany. She received a PhD in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York at Albany and a J.D. from Albany Law School. Dr. Bonventre recently co-authored the book, When Justice Fails: Causes and Consequences of Wrongful Convictions, with Robert J. Norris and James R. Acker.