Professor Iannacchione received his Ph.D. in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his M.A. in Criminal Justice Administration from Boise State University. He joined the UNC faculty in the Fall of 2012. His research specialty focuses on sentencing decisions. Specifically, Professor Iannacchione examines the influence race/ethnicity has on sentencing decisions through both qualitative and quantitative analyses. In addition, he has conducted research on recidivism rates of sex offenders, correctional systems, and bullying. Professor Iannacchione has taught classes on research methods, court systems, and crime prevention strategies. Currently, Professor Iannacchione is teaching classes on corrections and criminological theory.