Kilby Raptopoulos is an Advanced Instructor with the Criminal Justice Department at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. Mrs. Raptopoulos is a former criminal probation officer who has worked with the Criminal Justice Department since 2004. She joined the faculty in 2009 teaching full time on-line and in the classroom in the department’s BA and MS programs. As of 2012 she started teaching fully online devoting herself to teaching mostly writing intensive classes. Mrs. Raptopoulos has since earned the Quality Matters Teaching Online Certificate and Black Board Advanced Teaching Certification. Mrs. Raptopoulos’ research interest include sex offenders, domestic violence, mentoring as a juvenile justice intervention strategy, and empathy among criminal justice students.