Sheila Huss is a Ph.D. student in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver. She received Bachelor degrees in English and Administration of Justice from Penn State University and her M.S. in Criminology at the University of South Florida. She enjoys trail ultra marathons, mountain climbing, hiking, backpacking, reading, and spending time with her family. She, her husband John, and their daughter Araina live in Palmer Lake.