Ron D. Petitte is a tenured, Full Professor of Politics and Government at Bryan College, in Dayton, Tennessee. A retired US Army Colonel and graduate of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), Dr Petitte served as a technical advisor for 20th Century Fox, on the Academy Award-winning film, Patton. He took his Masters and doctorate at Central Michigan and Golden Gate Universities, respectively. COL Petitte is a recipient of the George Washington Honor Medal, awarded by Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Currently Dr Petitte directs the Center for Leadership and Justice at Bryan College, which sponsors the ‘Justice and Mercy Initiative,’ with a focus on fighting human trafficking. Selected as Teacher of the Year by Bryan College and recognized with dual awards for his teaching abilities by the American Political Science Association and the National Political Science Honor Society, Dr Petitte recently was chosen as Scholar of the Year at Bryan College, for Civilization at Risk: Seeds of Strife, published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. His dissertation, One Hundred Years of Leadership in Administration was selected for inclusion in the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, as well as the George C. Marshall Research Library.