Christopher Duszka is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in Public Affairs at the Department of Public Administration, Florida International University. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, FL and his Masters of Science in Criminal Justice at Florida International University. His research interests include organizational climate and comparative analyses of public and private sector organizations. His dissertation, financially supported by Florida International University, is entitled “School Climate in the School Choice Era: A Comparative Analysis of District-Run Public Schools and Charter Schools”. It examines sectoral differences in organizational climate between public schools and charter schools in Miami-Dade, FL. He has also published an article entitled “The Effects of School Safety on School Performance” in the International Journal of Education and Social Science, co-authored “Does Terrorism Influence Public Support for the Death Penalty” in the Research on Public Policy Series, and presented his research study entitled “Geospatial Analysis of Street Prostitution” at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 52nd Annual Meeting.